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D is for Dinner: A historical fish dish, fit for Sir John A MacDonald

Sir_John_cover.jpgCanada's first prime minister was well-known for his heavy drinking. His eating habits have not been as well documented - until Lindy Mechefske set out to discover them. Lindy's a food writer and blogger in Kingston, and her interest in Sir John A Macdonald began when she moved into a limestone townhouse in that city -- a townhouse she's convinced Sir John A must have visited.


She's now channeled her love of food and history into a unique biography called Sir John's Table: The Culinary Life and Times of Canada's First Prime Minister. It's filled with stories and recipes, though she left out the instructions for scalloped frogs and calves head hash. She joined us with a recipe for baked fish, which you can check out here.



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