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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 […]

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La chute Montmorency, située à 13 km à l’est de Québec, se trouve à l’endroit où la rivière Montmorency se jette dans le fleuve Saint-Laurent. C’est la plus haute chute de la province de Québec, et la huitième au Canada. La rivière Montmorency prend sa source dans la réserve faunique des Laurentides, au nord de […]

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Chute Montmorency, located 13 km east of Québec City at the mouth of Rivière Montmorency where it empties into the St Lawrence River, is the highest waterfall in the province of Québec and the eighth-highest in Canada. Rivière Montmorency rises in the Réserve faunique des Laurentides north of Québec City and courses 100 km before […]

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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 […]