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Canadian Dessert Featured Recipe Recipes

Granny’s Butter Tarts

This iconic Canadian pastry is filled with butter, sugar, syrup, egg and raisins, then baked until the filling has gelled. Dating back to pioneer days, the genuinely beloved butter tart may be considered the quintessential Canadian treat.  Its origins can be traced back to Central Ontario with the first published recipe appearing in 1900 in…

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American Eastern European Recipes Side Dish

Cabbage Noodles

This simple one pot dish of buttery egg noodles with sautéed cabbage makes a perfect side for many Eastern European meals. I first came across these tasty cabbage noodles at a wonderful Hungarian restaurant in New York’s north country where they were served as an appetizer. This national dish of Slovakia is known as haluski…

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Canadian Main Course Recipes Seafood

Maple Glazed Salmon

Salmon fillet baked with a maple butter glaze that’s ready in about 20 minutes. Living in the largest maple syrup producing region in the world, I am always in search of recipes that incorporate the natural goodness produced in our local sugar shacks. Any visitor to Quebec or Ontario in spring should make sure to…

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American Canadian Main Course Recipes Seafood

Broiled Lobster Tails

Broiled with garlic, butter and seasoning, the less pricey small tails are easier to handle and cook 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 live on the coast or in large urban centres.…

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Indian Main Course Recipes

Butter Chicken

Tender chicken pieces are stewed in a creamy, mildly spiced sauce making this an irresistible Indian food favourite.