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Gluten-Free Chicken Mushroom Tourtière

Thanksgiving was a couple days ago… for Canadians like me! My husband is always happy to celebrate both – twice the turkey! Twice the pumpkin pie! – but this year, he presented me with a challenge: He can’t handle eating pork or beef anymore. You know, the two main ingredients of my traditional tourtière! There […]

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Gluten-Free Bacon Poutine Pizza

I’m a stickler for tradition with poutine. In order for it to be poutine, it HAS to have: 1. Fries 2. Proper sauce 3. Actual, fresh, NOT DEEP FRIED cheese curds. I’m ok with the addition of most items (I like to add bacon and green onion slices to mine), so long as it has […]

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Canadian Election Cocktails

This Canadian election has been the craziest I have ever seen in my entire life. In my experience (up til 9 years ago when I moved, anyway).. our elections are usually pretty boring compared to the USA. We don’t really get big sex scandals, or many of the “OMG DID YOU HEAR WHAT HE/SHE SAID!?” […]

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Canada Day Recipes!

When non-Canadians think about Canadian food, they usually go RIGHT for the poutine… but we actually have a ton of other uniquely Canadian foods, many of which are relatively easy to make at home. You know, even when home-as-a-location is no longer in Canada! Once I immigrated to the USA, pretty much everything I loved […]

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How to make Peameal Bacon and Back Bacon

As I’ve mentioned before, one of the annoying things about living away from my homeland is the lack of availability of many of the grocery basics, treats, and general comfort foods of home. For the most part, they’re easy enough to make, once I put my mind to developing a recipe (Tiger Tail Ice Cream, […]

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