Women who Cook(ed) in Canada

October is Women’s History Month in Canada, and I think it’s important to recognize the meaningful contribution of women who cook and cooked in Canada. Women’s history until recently was often overlooked, ignored, or at best a foot note, but the women who cooked and wrote about it, who told their story, (which is our…

Pear Butter with Cream Scones

“They are employed today, making a delection they call Apple Butter.”   Food in England, Dorothy Hartley “Apple Butter, or Apple Sauce-This is often made in the houses of settlers where there is an abundance of apples, on a large scale; several bushes of pared apples being boiled down, either in cider or with water,…