WE’VE BEEN inundated with the eat local philosophy for some time now, becoming acclimatized to terms such as organic, grass fed, and free range. But how do you know if you’re getting what you pay for?
Howard Nickerson has lived all his 69 years on the Sawdust Trail—a narrow road on the outskirts of Yarmouth, NS. The tall tamarack tree near his deck is one his father, who worked as a carpenter’s helper, planted when Nickerson was born; the fields and waters near...Read more
NEW COOKBOOKS come out every day, but once in a while it doesn’t hurt to dust off an old favourite. Dutch Oven, a self-described “cookbook of coveted, traditional recipes from the kitchens of Lunenburg” is one of my favourites. It was complied in 1953 by the Ladies...Read more
IN HIS PLAY Othello, Shakespeare has Iago speak the lines, “Who steals my purse steals trash; ‘tis something, nothing; ’twas mine, ‘tis his, and has been slave to thousands; but he that filches from me my good name robs me of that which not enriches him, and...Read more
IT ALWAYS feels like summer at Tangled Garden. Walk into the shop in Grand-Pré, NS, and your senses will go on delighted overload.