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Foodie Moments on Italian National Day at Casa Loma

Last month my husband said we were off to Casa Loma for an Italian National Day celebration.  It sounded like fun, but I didn’t really know what would be happening at the event or even realized how large this event was until we started to walk around the grounds.

There was food galore!  I’ll let the photos below illustrate some of the types of food.  Overall, my taste buds were very happy!

Here are the three foodie moments that stood out for me… (more…)

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How a Box of Chocolates Inspired a Hawaiian-Themed Dinner

I wish I were saying “Aloha!” from sunny, warm Hawaii.  Given the recent warm-up in Toronto, I really should not be complaining though.

I was thinking about Hawaii recently given that when my cousin from Hawaii visited with his family last year, they brought over a box of Hawaiian Host chocolate-covered macadamia nuts and other Hawaiian treats.  Since I wanted to share this far-away treat with others, it inspired me to plan a Hawaiian-themed dinner with my Canadian cousin and her family. (more…)

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