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Edmonton Butter Tarts

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Recipe Notes (by Alexia Moyer) These are Edmonton Butter Tarts, submitted by historian Lynne Bowen to The Great Canadian Literary Cookbook. It stands to reason that they should be made View Original

Apples, Tea, Memories

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APPLES In The Book of Small, Emily Carr’s orchards and tin-lined apple room signal this fruit’s significance to Victoria’s literary pantry across the centuries. If inspired, you’ll want to pick View Original

Kale Apple Soup

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Recipe Notes (by Alexia Moyer) Those of you who know your kale will instantly spot the imposter. “Why, this is savoy cabbage,” you will exclaim, and quite rightly too. I View Original

Kanadian Eggs, Fried Sunny Side Up

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This is Gwendolyn MacEwen’s recipe for eggs. And she is adamant that these eggs be Kanadian “not Zeus or Easter Bunny” (31). Why Kanadian eggs? Margaret Atwood, who collected MacEwen’s View Original

Entrées through Ottawa

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What comes to mind when you think about Canada’s capital cities? Democratic principles? Bureaucracy? Innovation? How about signature recipes and meals?

The Canadian Literary Fare team is exploring whether stories of View Original