Quinoa, Black Bean, and Mango Salad

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I am pretty jet-lagged as I type this post, so please forgive any grammatical errors and nonsensical ramblings. But I will have you know that I had the most unusual and delicious dish at a cafe this afternoon – it was called “City Stew.” It consisted of brown rice topped with diced vegetable soup-esque ingredients, bound…

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Thai Shrimp Street Noodles

Thai Shrimp Street Noodles

I’ll know this isn’t a trendy thing to say, but I just don’t like kimchi. I don’t like pickled things very much and though I normally love spicy, I just can’t get on board with pickled and spicy. Now, this brings me to this stir fry: Thai Shrimp Street Noodles. One big change I made to…

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Asparagus, Pear, and Bacon Flatbread

Asparagus, Pear, and Bacon Flatbread

Don’t you love it when you unexpectedly find a treasure of a store not far from your home? We recently found one. It’s called the Videodrome  and is one of the last non-sketchy movie rental stores out there, carrying a great selection of foreign, indie, and classic films. There are a ton of movies that Drew…

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African Peanut Stew

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I am so excited for an unanticipated vacation that is coming up in a few weeks – Drew’s company is paying for him to go to a conference in Vancouver for a few days. I’ll be tagging along to explore solo while he’s at the conference, since we only have to pay for my plane ticket…

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Black Bean, Spinach, and Corn Enchiladas

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These Black Bean, Spinach, and Corn Enchiladas are one of my favorite things. They are so simple (perfect for a busy weeknight) and incredibly delicious. Once when I was in college, I made these for a group of friends. When one of my more carnivorous friends heard that I was making vegetarian enchiladas, he hesitated and said “I’ll…

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