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The US and Canada celebrated Labor Day this week. Another long weekend in an unprecedented year dealing with Covid-19. The long weekend still does mark the unofficial end of Summer, and normally a time when children return to school, but this year has flipped all that on its … [Read more...] about Can you Serve Angel Food Cake After Labor Day?
While the English have enjoyed ices since the Victoria era, it was the Americans who put ice on a stick.In 1905, Frank Epperson, an 11-year-old boy living in the San Francisco Bay area, “mixed some sugary soda powder with water and left it out overnight. It was a cold night, … [Read more...] about The Popsicle is an American Invention
Rhubarb is one of my favourite vegetables. It is the first to harvest in the Spring and keeps on giving all summer long. It is also easy to grow and thanks to its huge popularity for over a hundred years, there are plenty of ways to enjoy it.While rhubarb had enjoyed … [Read more...] about For the Love of Rhubarb
"Since the day I was born I have loved you so much..." were the opening words I penned on a handmade Mother's Day card back in the 3rd grade. Those were the only words I remember as our teacher was a merciless editor and I think those were the only original words I was allowed … [Read more...] about The History of Mothers Day and a Memorable 2020