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September 22, 2021

Northern Lights Engagement

Written by Mikayla Plett Patience Have you ever had an experience that felt like it was waiting for you - like different elements were just waiting patiently for you to be there before they collided? I had two of those moments within 24 hours!  We staff learned very early on…
SRHL summer aerial_photo by Michael Poliza
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September 1, 2021

Rivers We Revere

A third of Canada’s waters trickle, cascade, gush and flow with a final rush into the Hudson Bay. To increase awareness of the world’s waterways, World Rivers Day is celebrated every fourth Sunday in September. We’d like to acknowledge the incredibleness of the rivers we know. Rivers such as the…
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December 21, 2011

Christmas Fruitcake

This is a dark, moist fruitcake. I usually make it at the end of October and start nibbling by the end of November. Don’t let the long list of ingredients put you off but, do be prepared to start preparation the night before you plan to bake it. -- Marie INGREDIENTS…
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December 21, 2011

Traditional Tourtiere

Originally a French-Canadian specialty, this dish is now enjoyed by Canadians from many ethnic backgrounds. Marie has used this recipe for many years. TOURTIERE INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 lbs. lean ground pork 750 g 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 125 mL 1/2 cup boiling water 125 mL 1 garlic clove, crushed…
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December 21, 2011

Christmas Rum Balls

When Marie babysat Leaha as a little girl in Churchill, she didn't expect to be collecting recipes from her many years later. We are truly blessed by all the people who are willing to share their favorites and here is one of Leaha's. INGREDIENTS 4 cups finely ground vanilla wafers…
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December 21, 2011

Stained Glass Cookies

These edible ornaments are a Christmas tradition in the Woolsey family. We first found the recipe in the National Geographic magazine, and right from the beginning, it was important to invite another family to join us. Now that the kids have all gone, we invite parish families and friends to the annual…
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December 21, 2011

Hot Cross Buns

It is a tradition in our family to make Hot Cross Buns every Lenten season. They take longer than regular buns but don’t try any shortcuts or you’ll shortchange yourself. -- Marie INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups milk 2 tbsp. white sugar 7 cups flour (approx.) 2 tbsp. instant yeast 1/2 cup…
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December 21, 2011

Christmas Danish

This flaky pastry is so good, it might not make it to Christmas. A lovely breakfast or dessert Danish, it is appropriate anytime. But, before you start, check your calendar—it takes three days to complete this recipe! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1 cup warm water…
 

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