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Real Canadian Poutine and a Trip to Ottawa and Montreal

Indulge in that iconic Canadian dish – poutine. What’s not to love about a plate of crispy fries, stretchy squeaky cheese, and a rich, luscious gravy? It’s pure comfort food; potatoes and gravy with a fantastic, flavour-boosted twist! Only in … Continue reading

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Turkey and Potato Puff (or Cottage Pie)

Use up some of that leftover turkey from your feast to make cottage pie – a moist, flavourful meal-in-a-pan; tender bits of turkey or chicken swimming together with juicy mushrooms in a tasty gravy, all snuggled under a mashed potato … Continue reading

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Maple and Mustard Glazed Turkey with Killer Gravy

  Oh, the sight of the regal holiday bird, golden and bronzed, enticing us with its mouthwatering aroma . . . the signal that the holiday feast is soon to be served. Don’t be intimidated by a turkey. There are … Continue reading

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Winter Turkey Fricassée over Mashed Potatoes, with Spring Radishes and Peas

Winter. Spring. Winter! Spring! Winter? Spring? I can’t decide. That is the story of this northern Canadian country. Mother Nature plays with us. One day it is definitely still winter, then the next it is maybe, just maybe, a breath – … Continue reading

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Rouladen, a Christmas Eve Tradition

Rouladen are a traditional German dish, savoury meat rolls with mustard, bacon, pickles, and onions, browned and braised to tenderness in a flavourful gravy. (skip to recipe) What special food do you eat on Christmas Eve? Is it maybe a … Continue reading

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