Canadian Thanksgiving Category
Now that the Thanksgiving turkey has been picked clean and the mountain of dishes is finally washed and put away until next year, we can turn our attention to what we all really enjoy about the holidays: Having an excuse to sample a few new chocolate holiday desserts. Sometimes one a day. The most wonderful time of the year indeed.
There is something about falling snow mingled with the smell of fires burning and chilly toes that just begs for some self-indulgence. The whole season demands it. We brave the shopping malls. We scrape ice off our windshields. We spend countless hours bundling kids into and out of winter coats, hats, boots and mittens (bonus points if the mittens actually match).
And best (or perhaps worst) of all, we receive countless invitations to holiday parties. Which means we’d better come bearing desserts!
With Canadian Thanksgiving upon us, let’s take a few moments to consider how chocolate in all of its delicious forms can make its way onto the dinner table. For many, pumpkin is the prevailing fall flavor. But as the days get shorter and the nights colder, there’s something incredibly comforting about leaning into a nice hot mug of drinking chocolate. So, for those of you who are determined to include chocolate in your Canadian Thanksgiving dinner, continue reading for a little inspiration!