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Wild Eats Adventure: Simple and Fancy: Yesteryear Baking


Wild Eats Adventure: Simple and Fancy: Yesteryear Baking By Avery Peters I first met Christine Fancy at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market. I usually arrive early on Wednesday to buy dinner for my family and take an evening off cooking. The aisles are clear and I see a direct line to Christine’s beautiful white booth, which sets off her baking. Her booth is very clean, simple, and approachable, just like she is. With a name like “Yesteryear,” you know there’s a story behind what she does. Christine started Yesteryear Baking with the vision to share simple and quality baked goods. Since…
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The Devour Chef Interview: Peter McKenna



The Devour Chef Interview: Peter McKenna Peter McKenna started his career in rural Ireland in the mid-1990s and went on to train in the kitchens of renowned chefs in the Netherlands, London, Sydney, Dublin and Glasgow. He spent four years travelling the world as the personal chef of a Saudi sheik and two years on the yacht of a Russian oligarch. Chef Peter opened The Gannet restaurant four years ago with business partner Ivan Stein to critical acclaim. They quickly gathered a reputation as one of Glasgow’s leading restaurants. Having a firm focus on seasonal Scottish produce with solid links…
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Scott’s Top Devour Movie Picks

Scott’s Top Devour Movie Picks By Scott Campbell These are in no particular order and, other than The Hundred-Foot Journey, I’ve not seen any of these films. They made my list because of intriguing subject matter or a unique and enticing message that is being delivered. With the incredible Devour team hard at work all year and a bevy of incredible filmmakers, there really are no bad choices in any of the Devour Food Films. Here are the ones that I thought stood out for me: The Hundred-Foot Journey After a fatal tragedy, the Kadam family leaves India for a…
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Devour Interview: Barbecue Director Matthew Salleh and Co-Producer Rose Tucker

Devour Interview: Barbecue Director Matthew Salleh and Co-Producer Rose Tucker Director Matthew Salleh and Co-Producer Rose Tucker are bringing their film, Barbecue to Devour this fall. Captured in cinematic 4k, shot across twelve countries, and accompanied by a rich orchestral score — Barbecue is a grand vision of humanity unified by our most common and primal tradition. In South Africa barbecue roasts over coals as people in the townships and suburbs find new ways to live together post-apartheid. In Texas, pitmasters feed the masses fuelled by pride in their craft and community. Across the border a Mexican family works through…
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Recipe: Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Recipe: Pumpkin Bundt Cake Amanda Ferguson The Rolled Oat Cafe, 402 Main Street, Wolfville We love pumpkin. Pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin cupcakes…Ok, I guess we love pumpkin desserts. This cake was very popular at our last Friday night dinner. Glazed or dusted with icing sugar this cake is great with coffee, tea, or a hot cup of cider (or maybe a cold bottle of cider). Pumpkin Bundt Cake 1 cup white sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup oil 3 eggs 3 cups white flour 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/2 salt 2 cups pumpkin…
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Recipe: Cream of Broccoli Soup

Recipe: Cream of Broccoli Soup Jenny Osburn | The Union Street Cafe Cookbook | www.jennyosburn.com   Jenny Osburn is the author of The Union Street Café Cookbook. Her second collaboration with Laura MacDonald of Deep Hollow Print, The Kitchen Party Cookbook, is now available! Find more recipes at jennyosburn.com and see what she’s up to on instagram at jenny.osburn   Well, we had quite the launch party for The Kitchen Party Cookbook at The Noodle Guy!  The old table was piled high with curried popcorn, donair nachos, pesto veggie pizza, one of my mom’s enormous party platters, fried pepperoni and…
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The Kitchen Party Cookbook!

The Kitchen Party Cookbook! The Grapevine Chats with Jenny Osburn Following the success of The Union Street Café Cookbook in 2015, Jenny Osburn is back with another volume of delectable dishes called The Kitchen Party Cookbook: Recipes for Potlucks, Shindigs, and Good Times in the Maritimes. Designed by award-winning letterpress artist Laura MacDonald (Deep Hollow Print) and featuring a Nova Scotia food map by Monica Beaton, The Kitchen Party Cookbook keeps the good times rolling with more than sixty fresh and fun new recipes. Joel Plaskett declares that The Kitchen Party Cookbook is “the proof in the pudding” that Nova…
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Featurepreneur: A Tasty Career Transition

Featurepreneur: A Tasty Career Transition By Genevieve Allen Hearn Hillary Webb has been working tirelessly to get ready for the grand opening of her new restaurant. On September 20th you’ll be able to find Hill’s Grills Panini Press & Tea House on the corner of Cornwallis and Webster in Kentville (where the Central Café used to be located). Formerly working in the sciences, Hillary chatted with The Grapevine about her foray into the world of sandwiches, baked goods, and tea. And if her food tastes as good as it looks on the Hill’s Grills Instagram feed, the valley is in…
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Recipe: Corn Fritters

Recipe: Corn Fritters Jenny Osburn | The Union Street Cafe Cookbook | www.jennyosburn.com Jenny Osburn is the author of The Union Street Café Cookbook. Her second collaboration with Laura MacDonald of Deep Hollow Print, The Kitchen Party Cookbook, will be available this fall! Find more recipes at jennyosburn.com and see what she’s up to on instagram at jenny.osburn Well the countdown is on. The Kitchen Party Cookbook will soon be on the shelf at bookstores, farmer’s markets, and coffee shops, and hopefully in your kitchen! Laura MacDonald even let my kids and I use her press to print a few…
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Back to School Cookie Exchange

Back to School Cookie Exchange By Laura Churchill Duke If you ask most parents what they hate the most about the back to school routine, it’s making school lunches. The drudgery of wondering if your kid will eat what you send, and how to make it new and interesting, not to mention healthy, every day. To make things a bit easier, for the past several years, my friends and I have had a back to school cookie exchange. Think about your traditional cookie exchange, except, who really needs to eat that many cookies at Christmas time? It’s way more helpful…
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