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Buy the peeled garlic

As I’ve been feeling better, I’ve been getting back into the swing of things in the kitchen. I missed it, but I’m still being cautious with my energy. Instead of making elaborate meals from my plethora of awesome cookbooks, I decided to do a mini vegan reset where all my shopping lists and recipes were laid…… Continue reading Buy the peeled garlic

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This Week in Green Shit: Chocolate hummus and more

Welcome to first instalment of This Week in Green Shit! You can catch all of my filtered food posts on Instagram, but I’m going to highlight the best ones each week because it’s my blog and I’ll do what I want. This week’s winners were a giant colourful salad with cast-iron tofu courtesy of the new…… Continue reading This Week in Green Shit: Chocolate hummus and more

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#StephNotChef

Since I left my second job at the orchard, I’ve found myself with some free time. I still manage to plan my way into filling some of it, but I’ve also been doing a lot more cooking. I’ve detailed my long journey from a girl who didn’t know what a clove of garlic was to someone reasonably…… Continue reading #StephNotChef

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If you can’t take the heat

I’m going a little off topic here, so bear with me. Or don’t and go read Buzzfeed. You’ve already counted as traffic, so thanks for visiting! I’m somewhere around my three-year anniversary as a vegetarian, a thought that struck me as bonkers all of a sudden. I messaged a friend, who thought I had lost my…… Continue reading If you can’t take the heat

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If you can’t take the heat …

I’ve been plodding along in my adventures in cooking and veganism, to mixed results. The food has turned out shockingly well, but the rest of it has been a bit of a shitshow challenge at times. The first seemingly simple task that proved otherwise was sharpening my knives. I’ve had the same knife block for…… Continue reading If you can’t take the heat …

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Life skills 101: cooking

I’ve never been what one might call ‘gifted’ in the kitchen. I think a more accurate statement might be ‘fucking disaster.’ A couple of years ago, I decided to learn how to cook. I bought the most basic cookbook I could find: Apparently not basic enough. I bought all my groceries for the week’s meals,…… Continue reading Life skills 101: cooking