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Good Canadian: Pumpkin, Feta and Chive Scones

I take my role as Canadian expat pretty seriously, and I’m not half bad at it. I’ve resisted the mid-Atlantic accent, retaining at least 90% of my Canuck twang, I can name more than ten NHL players off the top of my head, and at least half of the music on my ipod is Canadian (hey, I’m living proof that cancon works). But when it comes to Canadian Thanksgiving, I’m a dismal failure. Some of my expat friends throw elaborate dinners on this holiday, complete with roast turkey, pumpkin pie and horn-o-plenty table decorations. Me? I didn’t even taste a pumpkin pie until two years ago (oh, what I was missing) and I completely forgot about this past weekend’s celebration until Sunday afternoon. Read more…

Thanksgiving Veg

It’s just a regular Sunday around here, but in Canada it’s Thanksgiving weekend. I don’t really have any plans for the occasion, other than a visit to the farmer’s market (check), catching up on Ugly Betty episodes online (check), and doing laundry (working on it). Still, I am thankful for all of those things, except perhaps the laundry. Read more…