Thanksgiving

turkey pot pies

Thanksgiving dinner in a pie.

Canadian Thanksgiving was last weekend.  Four hundred and forty-two years ago an English explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find a northern passage to the Orient, established a settlement in what is now called Newfoundland.  He held a formal ceremony to give thanks for surviving the long journey. This is considered the first…

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Turkey Stew

Every Thanksgiving and Christmas we indulge in a massive turkey dinner and each year I say next time I will buy a smaller turkey with enough food for the evening and leftovers for the following day.  Every Thanksgiving and Christmas we end up having too much turkey leftover and as a result eat our way…

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Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Pumpkin is a vegetable, ok, it’s actually a fruit because it contains seeds, and I use it throughout the fall and winter but usually serve it as a savory dish.  However, when Thanksgiving and Christmas roll around it’s the only time I serve it as a dessert.  Thanksgiving makes the pumpkin a favorite family tradition…

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Happy Thanksgiving Canada!

Thanksgiving in Canada is always observed on the second Monday in October and is generally regarded as a North American tradition.  The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an English explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find a northern passage to the Orient. He did not succeed but he did establish…

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