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lobster pasta salad

lobster pasta salad | movita beaucoup

Guys! I’m guest posting for my pal, Kim, over at Cravings of a Lunatic today! I bet when Kim read my post she was thinkin’: this scampi happening. But that’s what happens when you hand control of your blog over to salmon else. Should I have scaled back on the fish puns? Probably. But I…

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mango salad and the year of the sloth

mango salad | movita beaucoup

In recent weeks, whenever I mention how incredibly lazy I’ve been as of late, my mother will respond with, “well, of course! After the year you’ve had?” And then she’ll go on to talk about how I went back to school, worked, and did all sorts of other things that I don’t really recall doing.…

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a tale of shattered dreams and also, quinoa salad

I grew up in a village. I didn’t think much of it until one of my students said, “A village? Those are real? I thought they only existed in fairy tales.” Are kids getting dumber? Recently, Rosie Beaucoup brought out a whole bunch of stuff from my village childhood to show 2.0. Highlights included a clipping…

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roasted cauliflower salad

movita beaucoup's roasted cauliflower and garlic salad

. . . 2.0 turned 40 in September, and I’m supposed to turn 40 in May. I’m thinking that I might opt out. Mostly because if someone were to give me a box of Lucky Charms to dive into (no milk, thank you very much), I would. Once you turn 40, you aren’t supposed to…

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beaucoup potato salad and some camera news

Last weekend, 2.0 and I hosted the 2nd Annual Cat Farm BBQ. It was the bomb. We invited my family, 2.0’s family, and The Rutherfords. We invited The Rutherfords expecting that they wouldn’t actually show up. Imagine our faces when they were the first to arrive. I learned a couple of things last weekend: cooking…

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classic creamy coleslaw

Maybe you want to cook for your dad this weekend – apparently, it’s Father’s Day on Sunday. Or maybe you want to make something special for someone else in your life. Maybe you live in a place where the sun actually shines, and you’re planning a barbecue. Or a picnic! And maybe you’ve been thinkin’…

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pasta salad

Looking for something easy to throw together for dinner? Something that won’t kill you? How about a fresh pasta salad? How about a pasta salad that requires absolutely no culinary skills? Something a monkey could make – provided that monkey could cook pasta and slice a few veggies. Whelp, I’m here to answer your prayers.…

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chicken and mint salad

Whenever I’m in Toronto, I go to one of my most favourite restaurants – Pho Hung. It’s usually my first stop. As in, I don’t need to drop my suitcase off before stuffing my face with Vietnamese awesomeness. I always order the same thing. Always. Never anything else. Never. A huge bowl of noodles topped…

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taco salad

A couple of weeks ago, Rosie Beaucoup made taco salad for 2.0. He fell in love with it. It was a whole, new and exciting taste delight for him. And he couldn’t figure out how she’d come up with such an amazing idea. It was hard to resist pointing out that taco salad has been around…

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zucchini and chicken salad

It’s been hot here. I know what you’re thinking, and no, it’s not as hot as it is in Dubai, so you don’t need to send me an email to tell me. But hot here means humidity. Here, when it gets hot, it feels like the harbour is hanging in the air. Actually, it feels…

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