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Dear Canada: A step back in time



Fun projects for every occasion!
Pick a recipe from the list below and discover food from our past.

  • Apple Butter - Follow these easy directions to prepare your own apple butter for an old fashioned breakfast of your own.
  • Apple Pie - This classic favourite dates back to the 18th century. Learn how to make your own blue-ribbon award-winning apple pie.
  • Buttermilk Biscuits - There's nothing quite like buttermilk biscuits hot out of the oven. Perfect for an old-time tea party, or great as a delicious snack on their own.
  • Ginger Cake - This recipe is easy to make, and especially yummy served with fresh fruit and honey!
  • Irish Soda Bread - This bread is a perfect snack any time of day, especially when served with some orange marmalade and a cup of tea!
  • Molasses Crinkles - These sweet little treats were a popular dessert during the 1930s and even today!
  • Maple Syrup Candy - A late-season snowstorm didn’t just mean a day off from school . . . it also meant lots of fresh new snow to make maple syrup candy! These candies are fun to make on any snow day.
  • Pumpkin Pie - This fall favourite dessert is as old as the hills and a welcome treat as the weather turns colder. Adapted from a mid-nineteenth century cookbook, this recipe details an old-fashioned method for making pumpkin pie.