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Feasting and Fasting Canada's Heritage Celebrations

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ISBN-10: 1554887577

ISBN-13: 9781554887576

Edition: 2010

Authors: Dorothy Duncan

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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 10/25/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Dorothy Duncan has worked with organizations across Canada and around the world to ensure that Canada's culinary history is recognized, researched, and recorded. In 2007 her book Canadians at Table won the Cuisine Canada and University of Guelph Culinary Book Gold Award. She lives in Orillia, Ontario.

Acknowledgements
Preface
In the Beginning
Welcome to the New Year: From Feast to Fast to Feast
Sir John A. at Table
Remembering "Rabbie" Burns
L'Ordre de bon temps, Order of Good Cheer
St. Valentine and the Foods of Love
Gung Hei Fat Choi-May You Have Good Fortune and Riches!
Shrove Tuesday: The Feast Before the Fast
St. David's Day
Sap's Running!
St. Patrick's Day
Celebrations of Survival: Purim and Passover
God's Day
He Is Risen!
"Damned Cold Water Drinking Societies!"
Mother: The Hero of the Hearthfire
Happy Birthday, Queen Victoria
La F�te de St-Jean-Baptiste
Dominion Day
Feasts of the Fur Traders
Pic-Nics, Pleasure Parties, and Garden Parties
Secret Societies: Societies with Secrets or Service Societies?
High Holy Days: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Labour Day
Let Us Give Thanks
All Hallows' Eve, All Saints' Day, and All Souls' Day
Remember, Remember the Fifth of November
Lest We Forget
La Tire Ste-Catherine
St. Andrew: The Man and the Society
Feast of Dedication: Hanukkah or Chanukah
Christ's Mass
Season of Celebrations
New Year's Eve and Hogmanay
Notes
Bibliography
Index