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Simple Maple Butter Tarts

I’m feeling extra Canadian this Canada day.

I was so honoured to spend my June traveling around two beautiful Canadian cities, and getting to spend time in my home town too. 689 more words


As Promised - Recipes!

On the Cats From Hell,I mentioned between the extreme heat we have been having here and a case of bad pectin, I have been having a terrible time getting my jams and jellies to set this week. 789 more words


How I Made Monday A Day To Look Forward To

Are you one of those people who dread Mondays? You’re swinging in the hammock Sunday afternoon watching the cloud formations above you, or cheering on your daughter at her softball game when suddenly out of nowhere you start thinking about going to work Monday morning. 893 more words

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Butter Tarts

When I was a kid, my mother used to make butter tarts at Christmas.. little tiny fancy tarts which I found quite delicious.  My mother used currants and that is the way I had always had them. 632 more words


Canadian Butter Tarts


I thought butter tarts would be difficult to get right (the gooey centre, caramelised top, buttery pastry), especially the first time, perhaps because I’ve tasted so many mediocre ones.   288 more words

Canadian Cooking

Celebrating Two Canadian Traditions March Break & Maple Butter Tarts

By: Megan Sutton, Educator – Crawford Lake & Mountsberg Conservation Areas 

When you think of Canadian food, several of the recipes that come to mind include maple syrup.  377 more words


Edmonton Butter Tarts

Recipe Notes (by Alexia Moyer)

These are Edmonton Butter Tarts, submitted by historian Lynne Bowen to The Great Canadian Literary Cookbook. It stands to reason that they should be made and eaten this very week in honour of the latest stop on our tour. 666 more words

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