Canning Recipes

Looking for new ways to try out your canning skills? Here are some recipes we’ve been making. For a complete canning how-to, check out our posts Canning 101 and Canning 201, or download our guide How to Can Your Harvest. RHUBARB KETCHUP 4 cups rhubarb, diced2 med onion, diced3/4 cup cider vinegar3/4 cup packed brown sugar3/4 cup cane sugar1 can tomato – 28 oz1 tsp … Continue reading Canning Recipes

Auspicious Arugula

Curious about arugula?  Looking forward to spring greens? Whitney Hughes, Ashley Cooper, Liz Muggah, Andrea Clarke and Brianne Barteaux, nutrition students at Acadia University, tell us all about it.

Arugula is a leafy salad green, much like spinach. It is very nutrient dense, but not as commonly eaten as other greens. We hope this blog post will be informative, spark an interest in trying this vegetable, and encourage you to be adventurous in your everyday produce selections. Continue reading “Auspicious Arugula”

Gourmet at Home: Recipes from Chef Steven Galvin

Wow. When I asked Chef Steven Galvin to create a menu highlighting Nova Scotia’s winter fare, I did not expect this. Embracing the season, Chef Galvin sent me to the farmer’s market for turnip, beets, line-caught haddock, apples, winter pears, and goat’s cheese. Menu: Beet Salad with Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar Line Caught Haddock and Baked Turnip Cassoulet and Local Goat Cheese Cake with … Continue reading Gourmet at Home: Recipes from Chef Steven Galvin

Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Smoked Mackeral Pate and Cranberry Pudding

Well, the second class in the winter series was certainly decadent – smoked mackerel pate, golden beet salad, parsnip and apple slaw, lamb risotto, lobster risotto and cranberry steam pudding with a butterscotch sauce. It was… delicious. Christine, class participant, foodie and photographer extraordinaire (check out Wonky Eye), snapped a few photos during the course of the evening. Being that a photo is worth a … Continue reading Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Smoked Mackeral Pate and Cranberry Pudding

Fall Cooking Class Recipes: Sweet Potato Pudding and Pumpkin Pie

Wednesday, November 10th was the last Fall Cooking Class. Our terrific teacher, Yvette, suggested a menu loaded with delicious root vegetables – squash, sweet potatoes, beets, and pumpkin! Sounds good already, huh? Well, here is the menu: Appetizer Butternut Squash Soup topped with Goat Yogurt Entrees Sweet Potato Pudding AND Sweet-Sour Apple Beets Dessert Stove Top Pumpkin Pie with a Red Fife Crust BUTTERNUT SQUASH … Continue reading Fall Cooking Class Recipes: Sweet Potato Pudding and Pumpkin Pie