Cozy Mushroom Soup

Cozy Mushroom Soup

By Lianne Lessard Fall has been lovely this year, crisp air, colourful leaves and bright and beautiful sunlight. Autumn ismushroom season and foraging for mushrooms is quite a popular hobby for many people here in NovaScotia. There are plenty of varieties to...

No Fuss Butternut Squash Soup

By Lianne Lessard When I used to work at a farmer’s market, one of the greatest life hacks I ever received from a customer was howto roast squash in the oven. It was a simple hack, barely a sentence long but it changed my life forever. It was this:”When...
Quick Pickles

Quick Pickles

By Lianne Lessard Have you ever read the famous cook book by Samin Nosrat, ‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’? It’s an incredibly helpfulbook to keep in your kitchen that outlines the building blocks of a great meal. When it comes to the acidpart of this equation...
Silky Zucchini Soup

Silky Zucchini Soup

By Lianne Lessard Although we are weeks past ‘Leave a Zucchini Onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day’, we are stillmeeting an abundance of summer squash that needs processing, eating and enjoying. By theway ‘Leave a Zucchini Onto your Neighbor’s...
‘The Florida Weave’

‘The Florida Weave’

Have you ever heard of the ‘Florida Weave’? It’s actually an effective method of trellising (staking) tomatoes if you plant your tomatoes side by side in rows. With the Florida Weave, the idea is to “sandwich” your plants between lengths of twine. The twine gently...
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