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June 2019

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Butter Tart Wars

Butter tarts are a well-loved and fiercely protected Canadian tradition, though there is some disagreement as to the inclusion or exclusion of corn syrup. I am a member of “Team no syrup” and nobody is going to convince me that corn syrup belongs in these babies. But to each their own. This isn’t the tale of a butter tart, it is the tale of two tarts and a friendly competition. I was at The Day Job when my co-worker, Chris and I came up with the idea for a competition featuring butter tarts as the star. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. We quickly went fell into the “to syrup or not to syrup” conversation and I must admit I looked at him with disgust when he asked if we would be putting raisins in them. With the ground rules set and date selected (and then moved twice) we were off. I must admit we didn’t end up with a clear winner as our co-workers didn’t want to pick favourites…sigh. So we have decided that for our…

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