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Sizzling in Nunavut
Jigg's Dinner and Bread is the most popular dish in Nunavut!
Sizzling in Quebec
The Ultimate Nanaimo Bars is the most popular dish in Quebec!
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word pie has ten meanings: five as nouns, four as verbs and one as an adjective
Sizzling in New Brunswick
Light and Flaky Fall Apple Pie is the most popular dish in New Brunswick!
In 1947 hundreds of Canadian kids went on strike & boycotted chocolate after the price of a chocolate bar jumped from 5 to 8 cents
Canada is the world's largest producer and exporter of wild blueberries, also known as 'lowbush blueberries'
Quebec is the largest producer of maple syrup in the world, accounting for about 75 to 80 percent of the supply
Dinosaur for Dinner
Chickens are the closest living relative of Tyrannosaurus
Sizzling in Prince Edward Island
Mac and Cheese Lobster Roll is the most popular dish in Prince Edward Island!
A group of crabs is called a 'nightmare'
Sizzling in Manitoba
Peanut Butter and Ice Wine Jelly Bars is the most popular dish in Manitoba!
Saskatoon berries are native to Canada & are rich in antioxidants and considered one of the world's "superfruits"
Sizzling in Yukon Territory
Linguine with Bacon, Beer and Mussels is the most popular dish in Yukon Territory!
The English word "Potato" is derived from the Spanish word "Patata"
Sizzling in Northwest Territories
Canadian Cod Tacos is the most popular dish in Northwest Territories!
The Sardine Scale
100 grams of sardines contains more protein than a steak of the same weight
Sizzling in Ontario
Simple Oven Baked Stuffing is the most popular dish in Ontario!
Approximately 85% of all fish and seafood landed by Canadian harvesters is exported
Potatoes are grown in more than 125 countries and are eaten by more than a billion people daily
Sizzling in Alberta
Niagara Peach Upside Down Cake is the most popular dish in Alberta!
Did you know there's more than 2000 varieties of cheese?
Alfred Hitchcock used chocolate sauce for the on-screen blood during the shower scene in Psycho
Sizzling in Saskatchewan
Maple Sponge Toffee is the most popular dish in Saskatchewan!
Billions of Beaks
With 25 billion chickens in the world, there are more than any other bird species
Sizzling in British Columbia
Berry Bannock Pudding is the most popular dish in British Columbia!
The Ancient Egyptians are thought to have been the first to make pies from a pastry of oats around a honey filling
What came first, the chicken or the egg?
The egg. All vertebrates have eggs, but the hard-shelled variety first appeared before the evolution of the chicken
Artist Mike Lahue used seven bottles of bacon bits, lots of glue, and five coats of lacquer to create a bust of the Footloose star, Kevin Bacon
Sweet Dreams are made of Cheese
70% of people report having a better night sleep if they have eaten cheese before bed
There's a rare fourth kind of chocolate in addition to the classic milk, dark, and white varieties: blonde chocolate
The word “chocolate” comes from the Aztec word “xocoatl,” a spicy drink the Aztecs made from cacao beans
Sizzling in Nova Scotia
Mini Sushi Pizza is the most popular dish in Nova Scotia!
Potatoes are 80% water
Sizzling in Newfoundland and Labrador
Lobster Poutine is the most popular dish in Newfoundland and Labrador!
Cheese lovers are called Turophiles
There is an officially sanctioned church that boasts 13,000 members under the commandment "Praise Bacon"
The largest crab in the world is the giant Japanese Spider Crab, which can measure up to 13 feet across
Cutting the Mustard
Canada is the largest exporter and the second largest producer of mustard seed in the world
Hold your Horses
Over 200,000 pancakes are served during the Calgary Stampede
It's All About Spin
To tell if an egg is raw or hard-boiled, spin it! If the egg spins easily, it's hard-boiled, but if it wobbles, it's raw