"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-30-2006, 06:25 PM   #11
Master Chef
texasgirl's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: North Texas
Posts: 9,497
Happy Canada Day to all!!

texasgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2006, 06:26 PM   #12
Senior Cook
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: In, but not from, Northeastern NC
Posts: 129
And PS - I told my boss where I'm freelancing I was wearing one of my Canadian hats tomorrow. I've got a nice one picked out with a maple leaf, the word CANADA written on it and two pins: A trillium and the (former) City of Trenton (now Quinte West), Ontario.

Our restaurant has a partial open kitchen. I'm pretty much the 'showcase.'


Order In, Food Out ~ It's NOT Magic!
Steve A is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2006, 07:53 PM   #13
Executive Chef
amber's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA,Maine
Posts: 4,099
Happy Canada Day! July 1....what year did you become a nation Alix?

Nevermind hehe, It just dawned on me to google it...1879.
amber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2006, 08:10 PM   #14
Certified Pretend Chef
Andy M.'s Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,083
A very happy Canada Day to all our Canadian members.
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2006, 08:18 PM   #15
Chef Extraordinaire
buckytom's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: joisey
Posts: 18,585
i thought it was a day for drinking good beer, smoking bad cigarettes, and sitting on your oil sands, grinning from ear to ear, just waiting for the u.s. to say canada rules, and we smell...

happy canada day. now please come get your geese.
in nomine patri, et fili, et spiritus sancti.
beidh ar la linn.
wisdom is often in short supply within ones' ego.
buckytom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2006, 10:15 AM   #16
Executive Chef
Piccolina's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 4,319
Send a message via AIM to Piccolina Send a message via MSN to Piccolina Send a message via Yahoo to Piccolina
Happy Canada Day, everyone!!!

I love this day so much, and this year it holds even more meaning for me because we get to be here (on Canadian soil) to celebrate, which is a first for Tony. (Amber & all, Canada became a country in July 1st, 1867 - which makes us 139 years old today )

It's maple and a strawberry cake (Alix & fellow Canadians no doubt know the one I mean where you make the shape of a maple leaf on the top with slices of strawberries) on the menu today. I woke up with the tune "This land is your land" (the Canadian verison by The Travellers) in my head and I'm pleased as punch to have it there!


"The most indispensable ingredient of all good home cooking: love, for those you are cooking for" ~ Sophia Loren
Piccolina is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2006, 10:54 AM   #17
Senior Cook
Charlotte's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: near Niagara Falls, Ontario
Posts: 316
Happy Canada Day !!!

It's a wonderful day here, in all respects!

Thanks, Steve and everyone.


All things are difficult before they are easy. -Thomas Fuller (1608-61)
Charlotte 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

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:54 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.