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Today is Poutine Day

National Poutine Day
National Poutine Day celebrates a popular Canadian dish that consists of french fries, cheese curds, and brown gravy.

The creation of poutine is credited to Jean-Paul Roy who served it in his restaurant, Le Roy Jucep, in 1964. There is actually a copyright certificate issued by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Poutine has become so popular in Canada that it has been declared their national food.

Canadians are not the only ones who love poutine. In New York and New Jersey, some restaurants have their own mix of fries, gravy, and cheese called disco fries. When TB and Miranda go to their favorite restaurant in Concord, MA, they almost always order the beef poutine, which is made with pot roast and is out of this world delicious.

Watch how poutine is made in this video clip.

Today we bring you three sapphic books set in Canada, home of possibly the world’s most perfect food. We recommend reading these books with a side of poutine.

Curious what tomorrow’s special day will be?

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