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Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki Chicken Teriyaki is without a doubt one of my favourite meals to order as take out. I don’t even want to tell you how many times I’ve bought jarred teriyaki sauce thinking it would be too complicated to make my own. Man was…


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Vermicelli and Snow Pea Salad

Vermicelli and Snow Pea Salad Despite the strong ingredients, the best way to describe this warm pasta salad is delicate. The heat from the noodles mellows the garlic and helps the noodles absorb the vinaigrette. The vermicelli (also known as rice sticks) was available in…


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Blackened Chicken Penne with Shrimp

Blackened Chicken Penne with Shrimp  In my very early 20’s, a whole lifetime ago, I used to go to little bar that had a full dinner menu before 10 p.m. Without a doubt, my favourite dish of theirs was the Blackened Chicken Penne. The waitress…


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Spiced Chicken Rub

Spiced Chicken Rub We’ve all been there; too many dried herbs and nothing really to do with them. For some bizarre reason I love Cajun spice. I say bizarre because I can’t handle spicy foods but I make it work here. To get a little…


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Hearty Chicken & Noodle Casserole

Hearty Chicken & Noodle Casserole I must admit, casseroles were not a regular item on my family’s table growing up. In fact, I think the first casserole I had ever had was my Lightened up, Baked Macaroni and Cheese. Mike on the other hand, is…


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