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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, 2023

Merry Christmas!  This is a bonus episode to thank you all for listening.  Here are a few weird Newfoundland traditions from the past that happened around Christmas.  Thanks again for listening and please share this podcast with friends to spread the Christmas joy.



Dec 21, 2023

It’s the Christmas eve tradition that may not be true to its name.  Friends and family gather together on Christmas eve in Italian households to have this large meal.  And it was recently featured on The Bear, the series about the trials and tribulations of restaurant life.  We’re exploring the history and origins...

Dec 10, 2023

It’s the spice which is the main ingredient in countless breads and cookies.  It has travelled the world, starting in Asia, through to Europe, and over to the Americas.  It has been used as medicine for thousands of years.  It’s connection to Christmas started with a hermit in France.  We’re exploring the history...

Nov 25, 2023

While it may not be to everyone's taste this holiday food is a combination two different types of meat. It is served in a rich dark gravy and is a comfort food for many French Canadians. We are exploring the history and origins of pork hock stew.



Nov 10, 2023

While “the holidays” is not technically a scent, but we all know exactly what the phrase “smells like the holidays” means. Catching a whiff of those key spices evokes a warming feeling of comfort during the coldest months in the Northern Hemisphere.  It is the smell of mulled wine or the sweet citrus combination...