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Season's Eatings podcast

Welcome to the Season's Eatings Podcast page.  Each month we'll explore the origins and history of your favourite Christmas foods. 

Dec 25, 2021

Merry Christmas everyone!  This serving of Season's Eatings is my gift to you, the listeners, for the holiday season.  I'm exploring the history of some Canadian foods favourites served during the holidays.  Plus we have some guests visiting us!  We'll hear music from the Swinging Belles and The Once.  Both groups come...

Dec 21, 2021

In many of the great Christmas songs there are many references to food.  Who can’t remember singing about chestnuts roasting on a open fire, or traveling to enjoy some pumpkin pie?  But this time I want to travel back to a time when people gathered in great halls and made merry during the twelve days of...

Dec 10, 2021

This holiday season, some 20 million Americans will tuck into this casserole, a culinary classic consisting of just six ingredients: a can of Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup, milk, soy sauce, black pepper, green beans and crunchy fried onions. The retro recipe, which has been appearing on American tables for...

Nov 25, 2021

It’s a cookie whose recipe may have been lost forever, except for one baker’s family.  It’s a cookie that can be hard to pronounce for some, and despite its name, contains no nuts.  We’re exploring the history and origin of pfeffernusse.



Nov 10, 2021

Its bland base of bread or rice invites embellishment, both traditional and irreverent, and in dressing recipes, sausage, nuts, fruit, mushrooms, and shellfish combine in countless permutations. In contrast to the more predictable turkey, stuffing is the frisky, occasionally outlandish, personality of the holiday table....