Category Archives: Food Roadtrips

Chokecherry Liqueuer, Year 2: Week 2 Update

For the first post on this year’s chokecherry liqueurs, head to: https://northcountryfare.wordpress.com/2015/09/21/chokecherry-liqueur-year-2-a-work-in-progress/ So, after 2 weeks of turning or shaking these litre jars (almost) every day, I figured it was time to taste-test the liqueur. My opinion: Unfortunately, at this point, … Continue reading

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You had me at Charcuterie…

Heaven. That’s what eating Chef/Sommelier Claude Aucoin’s Prosciutto was like. Let me back up–on December 6th, Nicole celebrated her birthday/first anniversary of her ordination to the priesthood, and so we decided to do something special. We’d heard that Sugar Moon … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Jaunt in Malagash

Our household has suddenly become twice as big in the past week–my parents are visiting us from Alberta until just after Thanksgiving–and as such, we’ve been eating (and drinking!) much more than we normally do as we enjoy each others’ … Continue reading

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Whirligigs Cafe

  On the main drag of Wallce, NS, looking out on the bay you’ll find this amazing spot called Whirligigs Cafe. People had been telling me about Whirligigs’ brunch all last summer, but I never got a chance to go. … Continue reading

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Sun Tea from Oliver Farms

This week’s food inspiration comes to you directly from the sun! How could anyone not love Sun Tea? It’s honest to God the easiest way to make iced tea during the spring/summer months, and when you have the option of using … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

So, today is a blog about two lovely green things you can find just about anywhere in Nova Scotia–red raspberry leaves, and dandelions. I was turned onto red raspberry leaf tea years ago in my undergrad as a great way to … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never: the 2014 Slow Food Nova Scotia Spring Supper

So, I had meant to blog about this two weeks ago, but I realized I had lost some of my notes, and one thing led to another, so…better late than never, it’s my review of the 2014 Slow Food Nova … Continue reading

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Comments on the Canada/EU Free Trade Agreement

Originally posted on Adventures in Local Food:
For the past four years negotiations have been taking place between Canada and the European Union about the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). While full details of the agreement have yet to…

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The Halifax Community is Hungry for Canning and Preserving Skills: What are you craving?

Originally posted on Adventures in Local Food:
The Halifax community is hungry for canning and preserving skills and we want to know what sorts of skills you’re looking for. The Ecology Action Centre has a long history of offering food…

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The taste of Liberty

Hey Friends, It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything–I was hoping to do a tour of our mostly local Thanksgiving feast last weekend, but it didn’t happen. Mostly because I swore a lot at the turkey and the turkey roasting … Continue reading

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