Month: November 2018

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Desserts

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Peanut-free chocolate pecan pie sounds like a crazy idea, but it isn’t.    There are now peanut-free nuts on the market that put this Thanksgiving classic within reasonable reach. For the uninitiated, peanuts are not actually nuts.  They are legumes.  There are many of us who are allergic to peanuts but […]

books

Remembrance Day Dinner

Recipes for Victory In honour of the centennial Remembrance Day, I made a WWI dinner.  All recipes are from the new book Recipes for Victory edited by noted food writer Elizabeth Baird and Bridget Wranich, culinary historian at Toronto’s Fort York National Historic Site. The book features different categories of […]