Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Today in food history:

1752 Nicolas Appert was born. Inventor of the canning process, preserving food by sealing it in sterilized containers. He published the results of 14 years of research in 1810 & received 12,000 franc award from French government.

Today is National Boston Cream Pie Day

 

Focaccia Pizza... yum!

Focaccia Pizza… yum!

Lunch special today is our Focaccia Pizza Combo (served with Caesar salad (with home made dressing and croutons). Soup: Italian Sausage & Cheese Tortellini. Scones: Black Raspberry

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Black Raspberry Scones… like yum, yum, yum!

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Space is limited!

Our first Cooking Class is coming-up on Monday November 3rd. This class entitled Soup Basics 101 will teach you 3 base recipes which will allow you to start experimenting with your own soup creations. Spots are limited to 8 people. Cost is $30 per person (plus HST). Class will run from 6pm to 8pm. Every participant will leave with a booklet of recipes and of course samples of what was prepared in the class. To register simply drop by the bistro. Note: class must be pre-paid.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Today in food history:

1943 Henry Parsons Crowell died (born 1855).  Founder of Quaker Oats Company in 1901.

Today is National Nut Day

Chicken Quesadillas are YUM!, YUM! Specially with our home made Fresh Salsa!

Chicken Quesadillas are YUM!, YUM! Specially with our home made Fresh Salsa!

Lunch today; Chicken quesadillas. Soup; Squash & kale. Scones; Pumpkin. New today: Raisin oatmeal pecan cookies.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Today in food history

1911 William A. Mitchell was born (died July 26, 2004). American food chemist. While working for General Foods Corp. he invented Tang, Pop Rocks, Cool Whip, quick-set Jell-O, powdered egg whites, etc.

Today is: National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

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Today’s special is Angel hair pasta with sun-dried tomato pesto and chicken. We’re making our famous focaccia too! Soup: Chicken barley. Scones: pumpkin.

Monday, October 20, 2014

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Today in food history:

1984 The Monterey Bay Aquarium opened. Built on Cannery Row in Monterey, California on the site of an old sardine cannery, it is the world’s largest.

Today is National Brandied Fruit Day

Triple Decker Grilled Cheese... YUM!

Triple Decker Grilled Cheese… YUM!

Lunch special for today: Triple Decker Bacon Grilled-Cheese with Cream of Tomato and Basil Soup. Scones: Peach.