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Canada is not only a beautiful and desirable place to live, it’s history can be found in cook books and recipes.

Join us as we explore the Canadian culinary landscape.

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G’day

We have heard how important it is to eat and shop local during the pandemic…and our farmers are happy with that shift in food consciousness.

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Ontario Picnics

Photo: Amos Family Picnic, 1937. Taken by Harold G. Amos, at Lighthouse Beach near North Bay.   I was intrigued with this cover photo as my

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Manitoba Culinary Travel

For many of us living on either side of Manitoba, the most we see of this beautiful province is the TransCanada Highway taking us to

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Hanes Hummus

We’ve all come to love hummus over the last decade and it’s become a staple in many people’s fridges.  But if you want to elevate

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Quebec by the Sea

Quebec Maritime Region Culinary Tourism Photo credit: ©Studio du Ruisseau/Le Quebec maritime When my kids were pre-teens, we took a road trip through Quebec, navigating

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Tales From Under the Rim

Tim Hortons is as iconic to Canada as saying “eh”!  When I traveled for business, I could always count on a Timmies being somewhere within

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Mojo Jojo Pickles

Johwanna “Jojo” Alleyne brought her project development and photography skills to a business that has grown to include pickles, condiments, beverage syrups, and shrubs.  Mojo

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Cocktail Bomb Shop

You’re having a party tonight and realize you’re short on alcohol mixes and you know your guests love their cocktails.  No worries…you just go to

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Eating These Foods Make Me

When your children are little, you want to instill a healthy sense of well being including the food they eat.  Babies, toddlers and small children

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New Brunswick

Our country is opening up and what better way to explore the culinary delights Canada has to offer than to check out food festivals, culinary

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Beary Berry Honey

Its time for Farmer’s Markets to be opening up again and what better place to explore local honey flavours and varieties!  If you’re not close

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The Gown

I stumbled upon Jennifer Robson’s books with Somewhere in France and have read everything she’s written since, including her latest book, Our Darkest Night.  Upon

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Seasoned Plate

Every once in a while, you come across a personality that intrigues you.  Chef Stephen Barrett is one of those people.  Highly visible in the

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Beatrice and Croc Harry

When someone asks me my favourite book that I’ve read (and I’ve read thousands!) my automatic reply is Book of Negroes.  Once that was read

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Smokin Jon’s BBQ & Company

It’s time to push any lasting snow off our barbecues and embrace the spring air and outdoor culinary delights!  To get you thinking about entertaining

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Sprucewood Shortbread Cookies

I saw some shortbread cookies on a charcuterie board this past Christmas and my interest was piqued.  Who pairs a cookie with meat and cheese? 

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Ida Linehan Young

My latest obsession?  Finding Canadian authors that transport me to a place and time that not only entertains but educates me.  I came across a

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Noah Cappe

You’ve seen him on Good Witch, hosting Bachelor Canada, Carnival Eats and Wall of Chefs…so what is Noah Cappe up to now?  Why a spin-off

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Vanilla and Spice

If you’re counting your grocery pennies (and who isn’t these days!) make pure vanilla extract your one indulgence.  Want to know the difference between extract

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The Sisters Tale

Lately, I’ve been devouring Canadian historical fiction when I came across Beth Powning on Goodreads.  “The Sister’s Tale” was my first introduction to this New

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Our Little Kitchen

It’s Family Day in many parts of our country today, so we thought a little book to share with your kids would be timely.  Our

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Blender Boyz

What’s your blend? Need a single serve, no muss, no fuss, affordable blender drink that tastes amazing? Blender Boyz has smoothie, cocktail and ice coffee

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Anne Murray

Anne Murray is Canada’s Queen of Music.  Crossing different genres and spanning decades of musical influences, Anne has provided generations songs that speak to our

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Chop Suey Nation

When I took my oldest granddaughter to China a few years ago, she figured out pretty quickly that Chinese food in China is vastly different

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Mitchell’s Soup Company

I could live on soups (winter) and salads (summer).  And when a company like Mitchell’s Soup puts all the ingredients together so you don’t have

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Cedar Valley Selections

“As a consumer, it’s very simple to walk through a supermarket and grab things off the shelf without thinking twice about all of the inputs

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Home of the Floating Lily

From time to time, you come across an author that inspires you and takes you into a world you know nothing about…but so glad they

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Steeves Maples

Having landed in New Brunswick in the 1700’s and obtaining a land grant to settle the Steeves family, legend has it that the people already

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Red Hill Creek

Since our cookbook review takes place in Hamilton and is authored by the former Hamilton mayor, I thought it was fitting to review a fictional

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A Feast for Joseph

This week, we explore the life of a Canadian illustrator through the book “A Feast for Joseph.”  Ken Daly brings his rich Caribbean heritage to

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Santa’s Sleigh

https://christinekotowyczbooks.com/ When you find a book with so many local references, it feels close to your heart as well as home.  Christine Kotowycz lived down

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Canadian Birch Company

https://canadianbirchcompany.com/ Maple syrup is quintessential Canadian…but birch syrup? Yup and Glenda and Rory Hart have developed the unique taste from this tree to give you

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