"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Menu Planning > Today's Menu
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-25-2007, 12:44 PM   #31
Assistant Cook
Janet is Hungry's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 23
I have always used Supper and Dinner interchangeably for the evening meal and lunch for the noon-time meal. My husband's family are French Canadian and they use Souper (Soo-pay) for their evening meal and Diner (Dee-nay) for lunch.

Janet is Hungry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2007, 01:19 PM   #32
Senior Cook
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 470
I'm from the South, but for some reason my parents always called the evening meal dinner. I had family that farmed and they called dinner (lunch) and supper at night. The middle of the day meal was the big one and the evening one was leftovers from it.

carolelaine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2007, 06:47 AM   #33
Master Chef
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Galena, IL
Posts: 7,970
Janet, my grandparents were French Canadian, and you hit the nail on the head! Dinner (their mid-day meal) was the largest meal of the day most time.

Claire is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.