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Dorman’s Dairy Dream: Ice Cream Sundae Beacon in the Heat

on August 13, 2014

Dorman’s Dairy Dream

189 New County Rd, Thomaston, Maine

Across the street from our hotel was a quint little ice cream shop called Dorman’s Dairy…

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Fresh coconut water by the Mermaid Sculpture

If you love shopping like I do, you’ll love Playa Del Carmen’s famous 5th avenue shopping district in Mexico. The entire street is closed off from…

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Foodie Pages: Online Farmer’s Market

on December 6, 2012

I’m a sucker for a good gift basket. And a bigger sucker for cool, small Canadian food producers usually found at farmer’s markets or underground food…

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Ferrero Rocher: Make Your Moments Golden (Contest and Giveaway)

on November 15, 2012

As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to stock up on chocolates! My first choice: Ferrero Rochers! I know there are many varieties of the chocolate nowadays (coconut, fruit, almond…

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Pumpkin Squares for Thanksgiving

on October 9, 2012

We made pumpkin squares to serve for our third Thanksgiving dinner of the weekend. Pumpkin pie is so boring! Although, as a short cut, we did opt to use canned…

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Pumpkin Cupcakes for Thanksgiving

Pumpkin pies are so overrated. This year, we decided to make some pumpkin cupcakes topped with cream cheese frosting and little pretzel sticks for stems.

Peninsula Boutique Egg Custard Moon Cake

The Peninsula Boutique
M/F The Peninsula Arcade, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

It’s my favourite time of year again: Moon Cake Festival! For a complete…

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Bellaggio Cafe: Mother’s Day Lunch

Bellaggio Cafe

Vancouver Convention Centre

26-1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

Skipping the crazy crowds at dim sum and the overpriced Mother’s Day hotel restaurant buffets, mom…

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The Way to a Girls Heart is Bacon

on February 15, 2012

Dear Prince Charming,

I can only assume your Bacon Banana Bread Candy Gram was a direct response to my

Nian Gao: Chinese New Year Cake in the Year of the Dragon

I’ll confess that as a kid, I was petrified of the dragon in the dragon dance. It wasn’t so much the ginormous eyes and teeth of the…

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