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Friday, 20 June 2014

Olive Tapenade

One of our favourite dishes is olive tapenade. I think it's probably even good for you, especially if pair it with red wine. Actually a lot of things are good if you pair them with red wine.

On to the recipe!


  • 1 cup pitted oil-packed black olives
  • ½ cup pitted green olives
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, or more if needed
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, or ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • Black pepper
  • Blend all the ingredients in a food processor
  • Add olive oil as needed to thin the mix as the food processor works
  • Serve with baguette rounds or crackers
  • Will last up to two weeks in the fridge (in tupperware)

Saturday, 14 June 2014

Dandelion Pop

This was an unexpected treat we found in a quaint Vancouver delicatessen. Apparently it's quite popular with the locals.  It's fairly sweet, and it has a weird aftertaste that's hard to place. Maybe it's just that I've never tasted dandelion before.  Either way, it's a different taste and quite enjoyable but I couldn't drink a lot of them in rapid succession.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Shush - Free TV

More from the get-videos-for-free department.

Check out Shush which will allow you to watch just about any TV show that has been around in the last twenty years. We think this is very cool.

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