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Recipe: Flavours of India Fried Rice

Recipe: Flavours of India Fried Rice Jenny Osburn | The Union Street Cafe Cookbook | 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 Don’t you just love a recipe that is dependably delicious AND allows you to add as many of your favourite vegetables as you can fit in one pan? This is a simply spiced and very riffable recipe, so feel free to…
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Dinner Out: McGill’s Fabulous Flashback Dinner

Dinner Out: McGill’s Fabulous Flashback Dinner By Scott Campbell What an awesome trip back to the sixties and seventies with the fantastic crew at McGill’s in New Minas. This incredible idea for a themed dinner was done perfectly with the serving staff and the kitchen staff all wearing tie-dyed apparel. The cocktail menu for the evening evoked a lot of nostalgia for many of the diners. Original recipe Singapore slings were coming out on trays alongside the crowd favourite: “The Lost Annapolis.” The delicious drink has roots in Canada’s oldest settlement. You don’t get much more “retro” than that. But…
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Recipe: Cabbage

Recipe: Cabbage By 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   Happy New Year!  It’s January and lots of us are craving something green and crunchy after all the chocolate and cheese. Imported romaine lettuce is pricey and possibly dicey. What’s a local food lover to do in a Nova Scotia winter?  …
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A Chocolate-Covered Valentine’s Day

A Chocolate-Covered Valentine’s Day By Genevieve Allen Hearn   With Valentine’s Day coming up I have one thing on my mind…. chocolate of course! There are fantastic local chocolate options in the Valley, and they all offer something unique. Since I’ve been known to indulge in chocolate from time to time (always), I’ve curated four chocolate-covered Valentine’s Day experiences for your enjoyment!   To the Market! with Chocolate By Gabriëlle Gabriëlle started her chocolate business last year, and carries her product at The Noodle Guy and the Wolfville Farmers’ Market on Wednesdays. And guess what? Valentine’s Day happens to fall…
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Featurepreneur: Petit Patrie Fine Chocolate

Featurepreneur: Petit Patrie Fine Chocolate By Genevieve Allen Hearn   Gabrielle Breault has a fascinating story – one of overcoming obstacles and finding her passion. In 2017, she became the only person making bean-to-bar chocolate east of Quebec. Made in Medford, her chocolate bars offer a very different experience than eating mass produced candy bars. Much like drinking a fine wine, it requires mindfulness in order to appreciate the nuance and complexity. It took me to a whole new level of chocolate indulging!   The Grapevine (GV): What compelled you to start a chocolate making company? Gabrielle Breault (GB): I…
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SPECIAL HOLIDAY DOUBLE RECIPE: The Best Turkey & Creamy Turnip

SPECIAL HOLIDAY DOUBLE RECIPE: The Best Turkey & Creamy Turnip By 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   —   The Best Turkey   It took me twenty years to really figure out how to make flavourful, tender, reheat-able turkey. At least once a week we’d cook a turkey at the restaurant…
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Recipe: Moroccan Roasted Carrot Salad

Recipe: Moroccan Roasted Carrot Salad By 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   Here’s wishing you a peaceful December, filled with all the things you enjoy this festive month (and less of the things you don’t!)  As you know, I love having a few simple but delicious recipes up my sleeve for…
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International Contest Winner: NS Lobster with Farmers’ Veggies

International Contest Winner: NS Lobster with Farmers’ Veggies By N.Neslihan Ivit, M.Sc. Vinifera European Viticulture and Enology  |  winesofnesli.com   Those of you who have been reading my previous articles will know that I moved to Nova Scotia almost a year ago. Before that, I studied, worked, and travelled extensively in different countries in Europe and worked in Chile and the United States. Nova Scotia, with its culture and climate was completely new and different from anywhere else I have been.   Now that I have been here a whole year, I can say that my favorite season in Nova…
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Luxe Leek and Squash Chowder with Bacon and Cheese

Luxe Leek and Squash Chowder with Bacon and Cheese By 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 Luxe Leek and Squash Chowder with Bacon and Cheese This luxurious soup is one of the best I’ve ever made, an enticing combination of silky leeks and chunks of lovely sweet squash with sharp, rich cheese and…
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Recipe: Apple Cheddar Pork Burgers

Recipe: Apple Cheddar Pork Burgers By 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   Apple Cheddar Pork Burgers with Honey Mustard and Apple Red Cabbage Slaw   Here’s a great way to move into fall while still hanging on to your summer grilling dreams. If you don’t have time for the sauce and…
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