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We Try It: Quorn’s Bacon Style Slices

A lot of vegetarians I know miss the flavor of bacon and it is one of the hardest tastes to replicate when cooking. Unfortunately, for the most part, fake bacon just doesn’t pass muster; the texture, taste, and saltiness just don’t match. Now Quorn, maker of assorted imitation meats, has thrown its hat into the […]

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Recipe Roundup: A Little Bit Nutty

This roundup has been gently aware that peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are something of an American favourite and so comes the inspiration for this week’s roundup: peanut butter. Peanuts aren’t technically nuts, but really, since when did science come before deliciousness?

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Recipe Roundup: Going Bananas

This roundup loves bananas. Really loves them. So this roundup thought it was time to share the banana love. Get ready, it’s time to dive in!

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Reducing Food Waste: Repurposing Leftovers

We’ve discussed the reluctance of people to eat leftovers day after day. Lifestyle magazines often suggest ways to use leftovers for several days in a row, but those methods typically involve a meat-centric meal (e.g., Day 1 roast, Day 2 sandwiches, Day 3 salad) and don’t really apply when you are dealing with a prepared […]

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Reducing Food Waste: Leftovers and Ingredients

For some reason, I seem to be the only person to consume leftovers on a regular basis in my household. If I don’t remember, things are placed in the fridge, not eaten the next day, and by the time I remember them, I’m worried that they have gone bad and I’m not sure when we […]

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Reducing Food Waste: Buying in Bulk

We’ve discussed that reducing the amount of food you buy will reduce food waste. Using that basic rule as a guideline, it’s important to be extremely cautious about buying in bulk. A recent University of Arizona study,┬áslated to be released in full at the end of the month, showed that bulk food was tied to […]

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Ways to Waste Less Food: Supermarket Edition

One of the things I’m conscious of is how much food my household wastes. I’ve been trying to figure out a way to do this, but it’s always moving down to the bottom of the list, so I figured I could write some articles for PMag to keep me honest. I looked at a lot […]

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Surviving *-free

I love pasta. And cheese. And tofu. I have on occasion said that if I had to choose between my husband and cheese, cheese would win. Which is why giving up dairy, soy, and gluten was a difficult decision, one made out of desperation.

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Recipe Roundup: Thinking Pink

This Roundup is late for a very important date. If this Roundup had been late for its period, it wouldn’t be looking for two blue lines. Oh no. This Roundup would be seeing its midwife for a dating scan. Persephoneers, this Roundup can barely bring itself to admit that it is late for a very […]

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Nerdy Adventures in Cooking: Miss Martian Cookies

In addition to my many geeky hobbies (anime, video games, comics, etc.), I also enjoy cooking and baking. Whether or not I’m great at it is up for debate, but I definitely enjoy it. So what better way to pursue my love of cooking than by exploring new and interesting avenues therein? From that sentiment […]

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Sinus-Clearing Shrimp and Rice Noodle Soup

Today was my day off and I had important things to do (read: finish up Broadchurch on Netflix). It’s also really damn cold, so I wanted something quick and easy that would warm me up. This soup definitely hit the mark.

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Yogurt Bread? Well, Of Course!

It’s a thing, and a good one at that.

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The World’s Best Salad Dressing (Possibly)

Salad dressing, you guys. It’s vastly underrated.

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Recipe Roundup: All About Indulgence

This roundup is all about indulgence. This roundup has not been doing any January diets. In fact, this roundup is indulging is great chocolate and great recipes.

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Festive Recipe Roundup: Traditional Christmas Cakes

‘Tis the season to be jolly! ‘Tis also the season to bake traditional Christmas cakes if they aren’t already maturing in a cupboard. Usually consisting of copious quantities of dried fruit and alcohol, this is a holiday favourite. There are many different ways of putting this type of cake together, so let’s get started, shall […]