This version of Nanaimo bars may claim roots in Alberta, but the original was said to be dreamed up in a British Columbia kitchen. They're three delicious layers of Canadian goodness. —Carol Hillier, Calgary, Alberta
On Canada Day 2008, The Dominion Institute released the results of a national survey of what Canadians felt were the 101 people, places, symbols, events and accomplishments that most define Canada. On October 20, 2008, the Dominion Institute and Key Porter Books released a new publication that brings together leading Canadian authors, historians and actors to comment on the list.
1. wear red and white to show your pride 2. or get the tutorial for this cute Canada Day shirt from the workmanfamily 3. Watch the Canada Day Parade 4. Get the recipe for these raspberry cheesecake popsicles from the novice chef 5. grab a lawnchair or a picnic blanket and stake out a good spot to watch the fireworks 6. Make this recipe for Pomegranate lemon panna cotta from use real butter 7. Make your own Canada Day wreath or you can buy this one from HeartFeltYarnWreaths on etsy 8. dip…
Butter tarts are a Canadian tradition. Waaaay back in the 1970s, a national contest here in Canada concluded that these butter tarts, originating from Wilkie's Bakery in Orillia, Ontario, were the best. I certainly think so and it's the only recipe I use. Add a sprinkle of toasted walnuts when you add the raisins, if you wish, or use only walnuts if you don't like raisins.