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Category: Canada

Drinking in the Cloakroom

Drinking in the Cloakroom

During Prohibition, the US saw more than its fair share of speakeasies and alcohol for these joints was smuggled across the border courtesy of Canada (American friends, you are welcome!). Secret knocks, secret doors, secret handshakes and having to “know” someone was all part and […]

One Pot Egyptian Summer Dinner

One Pot Egyptian Summer Dinner

“I love washing dishes”, said no one ever! “I want to save 15%”, said everyone!!! Exclusive for TravelFoodCool readers! Until October 1, 2017, you can save 15% on your order with Big Cove Foods with discount code travelfoodcool15 at checkout on www.bigcovefoods.com! It’s back to school time. […]

A Little Dash Will Do Ya!

A Little Dash Will Do Ya!

Last month, I was celebrating #cheersCanada150 by writing posts on Canadian things, places, events and foods. Last week, I wrote about a small, proudly Canadian company in Calgary called Black Cloud Bitters. Missed it? You can check it out here. As promised, this week, just in […]

Bitter(s) in Calgary

Bitter(s) in Calgary

In my past posts, you have often heard me go on about my love for  #getbitter with Amaro. Well now I have a new bitter love in my life and that is Bitters. While I may not be able to sip them straight or on ice after […]

Butter Tarts 4 Ways

Butter Tarts 4 Ways

I love Butter Tarts. Most Canadians do. The sweet, ooey-gooey dessert is often referred to as a quintessential and 100% Canadian dessert. They can be plain or filled with raisins, pecans or walnuts. They are similar to a sugar pie. While the first published recipe […]

Yahoo! Stampede Cocktails

Yahoo! Stampede Cocktails

We are now in the last few days of Stampede! Wow, that went by quickly! This weekend will be the rodeo and chuckwagon finals! Sunday, July 167th will see who walks away with the money and the bragging rights for another year! Since we’ve talked about Stampede and […]

Calgary Stampede – Fun & Food

Calgary Stampede – Fun & Food

We are full swing into Calgary Stampede time!  Stampede started this past weekend as it has continuously since 1912! The kick-off parade was the Friday following Canada Day (July 1). You have the next ten days to release your inner cowboy or cowgirl, dust off […]