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Canadian Dessert Recipes

Granny’s Butter Tarts

This iconic Canadian pastry tart is filled with butter, sugar, syrup, egg and raisins, then baked until the filling has gelled. It is celebrated with yearly festivals in Ontario’s cottage country.

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American Canadian Recipes

Traditional Cranberry Sauce

Growing up, Thanksgiving or Christmas always included the traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings.  But there was a down side; turkey gravy gave me indigestion.   So to make that dry turkey white meat easier pallet, I became a fan of cranberry sauce.  Sometimes we’d have the canned stuff, but when we’d go to granny’s…

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Canadian Recipes Soup Vegetarian

Squash & Sweet Potato Soup

The perfect starter to an autumn meal is this delicious puréed soup made from seasonal ingredients.

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Canadian Recipes

Niagara Peach Crisp

Fresh peaches baked with a splash of rum topped with a buttery oatmeal crumble and roasted pecans gives this seasonal dessert its intense flavour. If you are lucky enough to be in the Niagara region in mid-summer, make sure to take the scenic drive along the Niagara Parkway between the falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake.  You’ll pass…

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Canadian Featured Recipe Recipes Side Dish

Fiddleheads with Wild Garlic

Wild fiddleheads and wild garlic are available briefly in spring and are best eaten fresh. Combined in this simple recipe they are both a rustic treat and an urban delicacy.

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Canadian Recipes

Pouding Chomeur (Poor Man’s Pudding)

This old-time recipe is a simple cake baked in a hot maple caramel sauce.

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Canadian Recipes Seafood

Maple Glazed Salmon

Simple, quick, light, yummy and healthy are a few magic words that should sell you on this recipe.

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Canadian Recipes Seafood

Baked Haddock in Mushroom Cheese Sauce

A maritime favourite, this easy-to-make dish is easily adaptable to other white fish or cheese varieties. A maritime favourite, this easy-to-make dish is easily adaptable to other white fish or cheese varieties.

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American Canadian Recipes Seafood

Broiled Lobster Tails

A simple, quick and fail-proof way to serve lobster; broiled with garlic, butter and seasoning. The less pricey small tails are easier to handle and broil in just a few minutes. If you’re a lobster fan like me, I am sure you’d eat it more often but it’s not readily available for us that don’t…

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American Canadian Featured Recipe Precooked Ingredients Recipes Vegetarian

Parsley Sage Rosemary and Thyme Stuffing

This oven baked stuffing recipe goes well with roast chicken. Cook it in the oven alongside your chicken and you have the perfect companion for a fall or winter meal. This past fall, I visited the early 18th century windmill at Pointe du Moulin just west of Montreal and it made me appreciate how our…