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Corn Chowdah ReMiXeD & ReInVeNtEd

By jswift, on Wed, 6 Oct 2010 | 0 Comments

During a trip to the Dartmouth Farmers' Market a couple of weeks ago, fresh valley grown corn was plentiful - what better time to test this recipe! Corn Chowder can be made any time of year, but why not take advantage of ingredients at their freshest. Corn is harvested in Nova Scotia August through October, so if you're local, now is a great time to give this recipe a whirl.

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Mama's Little Rhubarb

By jswift, on Mon, 4 Oct 2010 | 0 Comments

Lunenburg's Magnolia's Café has a secret weapon - Rhubarb Relish! If you're not from Nova Scotia's South Shore, you're probably thinking - Rhubarb? - Relish? - Wha? Oh yeah, you read it correctly - fishcakes aren't fishcakes without Rhubarb Relish. Its sweet and tangy flavor is the perfect compliment to any type of white fish based dish. After years of eating fishcakes and rhubarb relish at Magnolia's Grill, the time had come to attempt to duplicate this delicious delight. After researching recipes a bit, we felt that the Dutch Oven recipe seemed to be a good bet.

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Port Hood and the Chestico Museum

By yogie, on Mon, 4 Oct 2010 | 0 Comments

It's been a great summer in that I've been able to visit Cape Breton several times.

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Tatamagouche Oktoberfest

By dkmorris, on Mon, 4 Oct 2010 | 0 Comments

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Take an Adventure 300 Million Years in the Making at the Joggins Fossil Cliffs

By twilson, on Mon, 4 Oct 2010 | 0 Comments

Nestled along the shore of the scenic Bay of Fundy and about 30 minutes from Amherst or Parrsboro is the Joggins Fossil Cliffs: Canada's 15th UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Halifax - Peggy's Cove - Mahone Bay - Lunenburg - Shelburne

By reneel, on Wed, 29 Sep 2010 | 0 Comments

Finally we arrived in Nova Scotia, a year of planning and organizing has been left behind us and our dream has just started and turned into real. The first signs of fall are already there and we are looking forward to see the leaves change in the next four weeks.

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Summer Road Trip to the South Shore part 1

By sduffett, on Tue, 28 Sep 2010 | 0 Comments

First stop was the Hubbards Market. I had never been before and what a delightful busy spot. Music, flowers, food, veggies, crafts, something for everyone.

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Summer Road Trip to the South Shore part 2

By sduffett, on Tue, 28 Sep 2010 | 0 Comments

Lahave at one time was the capital of New France. From 1632, when Isaac de Razilly settled on a point of land at the mouth of the LaHave River and started a colony with 300 people and built a fort here.

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Summer Road Trip to the South Shore part 3

By sduffett, on Tue, 28 Sep 2010 | 0 Comments

Soon we arrived in Lunenburg! The quirky seaside town that slopes steeply to the water. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Summer Road Trip to the South Shore part 4

By sduffett, on Tue, 28 Sep 2010 | 0 Comments

This is Mahone Bay, a popular town about one hour away from Halifax. Known for it's three beautiful churches along the water's edge and a of boat building. There are some really gorgeous interesting houses and colours here.

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