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Turkey Trimmings

Summer went by faster than a turkey can fly (55 mph). Canada already celebrated their Thanksgiving. Halloween candies are spilling off store shelves as though pushed from beneath by zombies rising from their year-long slumber, and the price of chicken and turkey is rising as our Thanksgiving approaches, fast. Our previous Blog article explored the… Continue reading Turkey Trimmings

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A Short and Sweet History of Candy

October in the North Country. What comes to mind? Crisp autumn walks, majestically colorful trees that turn even long-time natives into photo-snapping tourists (and there is nothing wrong with that), pumpkin fields, favorite sweaters and the irresistible urge to sample Halloween candy as soon as it appears on store shelves. Did you know that the… Continue reading A Short and Sweet History of Candy

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Wintirfyllith Food Fest

October, being the 10th month according to our modern-day calendar, should rightly be called December. Or, if we were Saxons back in the early Middle Ages, we’d find our inspiration upon observing that this time of year brings the first full moon of winter, and call this month “Wintirfyllith.” Alas, it was the 8th Month… Continue reading Wintirfyllith Food Fest