Canadian Cuisine

A family holiday, complete with beach time and seafood indulgence with Lobster Stuffed Baked Potatoes and a bit of PEI Cottage Cooking. Prince Edward Island (PEI), home to red dirt and wild beaches, the perfect...

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Tasting Canada, A Nation of Yum

July 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

What better way to celebrate Canada’s 148th Birthday than with some of our favorite Canadian flavours. From Mom’s Butter Tarts to Nova Scotia Lobster Rolls and a couple of sassy takes on Canadian cuisine.  Happy...

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As Canadian as Maple Syrup!

April 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

Spring.  Time to watch the sap run and consume the sticky stuff that’s become synonymous with all things Canadian.  Knock it off the bucket list, a truly Canadian maple syrup experience  – welcome to Sugarbush....

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Split Pea Bacon Soup, The Comfort of Green

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cold weather calls for deep comfort.  Nothing warms you from the inside out like a steaming bowl of Split Pea Bacon Soup. A twist on a Canadian classic, made when the larder was low and...

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The “Eh One” Candied Canuck Burger

July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A gourmet burger recipe from the 2013 World Food Championships, the “Eh One” Candied Canuck Burger was my turn in for the World Burger Championship finals in Las Vegas using the secret ingredient, A.1. Steak...

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Grilled Nova Scotia Lobster Rolls

June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Brush with garlic butter, grill to a crispy golden brown, add a hint of lemon and you’ve created a contemporary classic, Grilled Nova Scotia Lobster Rolls.  Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make the most...

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Maple and strawberry, a simply irresistible combination.  Heighten the natural acidity of the berries with lemon, underscore the herbal nature of maple with cardamon, and shed new light on a humble Maple Strawberry Shortcake.  ...

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Montreal Smoked Meat Deli Sliders

June 18, 2014 | 3 Comments

Whenever you take your favourite sandwich and make it smaller, it automatically becomes more fun!  Perfect party bites that say ‘I am Canadian’ – yet take almost no time at all – try Montreal Smoked...

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Mom’s Famous Butter Tarts

December 9, 2013 | 9 Comments

Nothing says Christmas quite like a taste of home.  This year I finally weaseled Mom’s Famous Butter Tart Recipe out of her. “Well,” she says “the first thing you need is a good overproof rum.”...

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