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A working lunch: Beet, J-Choke and Clementine Salad

Beet, J-Choke and Clementine Salad

Recently, I started a new part-time job. From now on I’ll be working 3-4 days a week at a local traiteur/caterer’s just around the corner from me. After nearly three years of shopping at this place and getting inspiration from their food, it only makes sense that I’m now working there. I think it’s likely that this blog set me apart from other applicants, too. You asked for foodies? I can give you that. Read more…

We got boring: Roasted Beet, Walnut and Goat’s Cheese Salad

Roasted Beet, Walnut and Goat's Cheese Salad

“We got beets!”

Does anyone else remember that Simpsons line? Marge and Lisa are coming home from the grocery store, and an enthusiastic Lisa calls this out to Homer and Bart? If I’m honest I don’t, but my friend Maya does, and used to say this for a random laugh back in highschool. (Much of our humour was Simpsons-related at the time.) I’m not sure why, but this particular line has stuck with me, and I can’t buy or cook beets without hearing Lisa/Maya’s voice in my head. Read more…