Friday, August 29, 2014

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Today in food history:

1896 Supposedly, the Chinese-American dish, chop suey, was created in New York City by the Cantonese chef of Chinese Ambassador Li Hung-Chang.

Today is National Whiskey Sour Day

Lunch special for today: Chicken Quesadillas.

Chicken Quesadillas are YUM!, YUM!

Chicken Quesadillas are YUM!, YUM!

Soup: Cream of Patty-Pan. Scones: Blueberry

Nancy makes the best Scones!

Nancy makes the best Scones!

Oh, and we’re making some of our Cannoili’s!

One of our specialties: Canollis!

One of our specialties: Canollis!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Today in food history:

2007 Alfred Peet died. He was the founder of Peet’s Coffee & Tea in Berkeley, California in 1966.  The founders of Starbucks were fans, and openly acknowledge his influence.

Today is National Cherry Turnover Day

Lunch special for Thursday: Focaccia Pizza combo, served with Caesar salad.

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Scones: Strawberry. Soup: Cream of Patty-Pan (yes, Ross the farmer came by yesterday with a big box of Patty-Pans).

 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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Today in food history:

1940 Nestle registered the trademark ‘Toll House’ for chocolate chip cookies.

Today is National Pots De Creme Day and Banana Lovers Day

Lunch special for Wednesday: Cheesy Rigatoni. Soup: Tomato-bean. Scones: Cranberry lemon.

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Cabbage rolls are back: packs of 2 in the fridge.

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A twist on a classic!

Tomorrow: Thursday (August 28) we’re making lots of Focaccia white pizzas. If you’d like to reserve yours call or drop by the shop 613-935-3662.

Mmmmmm Focaccia!

Mmmmmm Focaccia!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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Today in food history:

1728 Johann Heinrich Lambert was born. He proved that Apple pie was irrational.  Oops – never mind – that was ‘pi’ that he proved was an irrational number.

Today is National Cherry Popsicle Day

Lunch special for today: Triple Decker Bacon Grill Cheese, served with our Cream of tomato and basil soup. Scones: Raspberry.

Triple Decker Grilled Cheese

Triple Decker Grilled Cheese

Maple date squares are back! And we made quite a few cupcakes for today!

Also, Nancy made some more of her Rice Pudding… this time with cranberries… yum!