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Monthly Archives: November 2009

On Cometh Christmas…What to Treat?

Phew! So the Thanksgiving festivities are over and now we hurl ourselves with all abandon into Christmas. As you may know, I’m Canadian and the Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October which is in my humble estimation, a much more civilized time to celebrate it. You see, having less than a month between Thanksgiving and Christmas... read more →


Onwards with my discourse on leeks. Along with onions and garlic, leeks are in the Alliaceae family. While certainly not very popular in Texas, leeks are revered in other more culinary inclined parts of the world. In many countries of Europe leeks are a focal point to the meal rather than just an ingredient. And... read more →