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A truly Canadian cuisine is an elusive concept. Attempts to define it usually descend into either commercialized snacky stereotypes—all-dressed chips, Coffee Crisp, Smarties, etc.—or regional dishes. Some regional dishes, like poutine or Nanaimo bars, have become national, even international, taste sensations. Others, like fries with dressing and gravy (Newfoundland) or peameal bacon sandwiches (Toronto) have […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 2 squirrels 2 teaspoons salt Water 3 tablespoons flour ½ tablespoon minced parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper ½ cup fresh cut mushrooms 2 cups broth or milk 2 cups […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 2 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup shortening 1 egg ½ cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Jam Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together. Cream […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 1 pound elk, cut in 1-inch cubes 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fat 2 ½ cups boiling water 2 tablespoons chopped onion ½ clove garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon paprika […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. ½ cup wild rice 4 cups boiling water ½ pound sliced mushrooms 2 tbsps fat (or butter) 1 tsp fresh sage 2 egg yolks ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper optional (Duck liver and heart) […]

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TThis recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 4 hard cooked eggs 10 pitted, large ripe olives 1 raw carrot, scraped 8 grains cooked rice Toothpicks Slice bottom off large end of hard cooked eggs, so eggs with stand upright. Fasten a ripe […]

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Cette recette fait partie de notre série sur le Northern Cookbook. Pour en voir plus et pour plus de recettes, visitez cet article. Pour de nombreux Canadiens, l’automne est synonyme de chasse au chevreuil. Au Québec, ils sont 285 000 à pratiquer cette activité.Cette année, pour la première fois, mon conjoint et moi avons chassé […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 1 cup peanut butter 1 tablespoon flour ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 quart milk 1 tablespoon onion juice   1. Cream the peanut butter and add the flour, salt, pepper and onion juice. […]

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This recipe is part of our Northern Cookbook series. See this post for more information and to see the other recipes in the series. 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon nutmeg or cinnamon ¾ cup milk 1 ½ cups sliced apples 2 tablespoons […]

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6 octobre 1970 – Deux jours après le début de la crise d’octobre, le FLQ envoie des demandes de rançon à la station de radio CKAC, menaçant de tuer James Cross si leurs exigences ne sont pas satisfaites. Plusieurs quotidiens québécois publient le jour même, le manifeste du FLQ. 7 octobre 1999 – Adrienne Louise […]

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6 October 1970 – A day into the October Crisis, the FLQ began sending ransom notes to radio station CKAC, threatening British Trade Commissioner James Cross’ life if their demands were not met. The FLQ had abducted Cross at gunpoint the day before. Several Québec newspapers published the FLQ manifesto that same day, though none […]

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When you edit an encyclopedia, you learn something new every day. Sometimes it’s mundane, but other times it’s something fascinating that must be shared, like the fact that not all beavers have tails. Therefore we’re collecting all of the fascinating things we’re learning as we comb through and edit The Canadian Encyclopedia. Here’s this week’s roundup of […]