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Category: Canadian Food

Montreal Bagels: What They Are and How to Make Them

Montreal Bagels: What They Are and How to Make Them

Montreal Bagels are handmade and always baked in a wood-fired oven and boy, are they good. Imagine being from Montreal, one Bagel heaven, and living in New York another Bagel Heaven.  Bagels were brought to both cities by Jewish immigrants from Poland and Eastern Europe.…

Brown Sugar Tart

Brown Sugar Tart

It may not be the best time in our lives…but it’s still a great time to bake. We’ve noticed there’s more baking going on than usual.  And why not? We not only have the time while we self-quarantine, we also have the need to lift…

Gail Simmons’ Bumbleberry Buttermilk Upside Down Cake

Gail Simmons’ Bumbleberry Buttermilk Upside Down Cake

Gail Simmons is such a glamorous presence on “Top Chef” that it’s easy to forget she’s first and foremost a great cook.  She’s also a fellow Canadian so I took a great deal of heat from Andrew for not knowing what a Bumbleberry was.  I’d…

Maple Glazed Pork Chops with Cornmeal Crusted Onion Rings

        A while ago, one of my oldest and dearest friends, was writing an International Gluten-Free cookbook.  Michael’s question to me was what could he include that would be truly Canadian.   To me, the answer was very simple.  With apologies to the entire state…