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Six lessons learned at Christmas in November

Christmas in November at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a magical event. This year I had the pleasure of attending two packages of Jasper CIN: the first weekend package for Alberta Pork and the final weekend package in support of Taste Alberta. Christmas in November involves a number of culinary and design sessions led by an assortment of talented presenters who instantly get you in the holiday spirit. I learned so many things at this year’s CIN, but here are¬†six things i’ll definitely be introducing to my holiday entertaining this year: 1. The best cream sauce ever During Chef Andrew Whiteside‘s culinary session on traditional Italian cuisine my sister and I fell in love with the cream sauce accompanying one of the dishes. Chef Whiteside let us in on the secret behind the sauce served in Orso, the Fairmont JPL’s newest restaurant. Naturally gluten free, the leftover parmesan rinds and bits of garlic are thrown in a pot with whipping cream and simmered until it is thick, creamy, and delicious. Full fat, but full …