Sweet spring

With Easter approaching everyone’s sweet tooth kicking in, the Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary has the solution with its new fundraising event, Chocolate Spring Fest. The group is partnering with the Nova Scotia Community College in Stellarton to celebrate spring and all things sweet with the new event. “There will be a mini fashion show and chocolate...

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Sweetly personal

Local chocolate company personalizing Easter treats Things are just a little sweeter this time of year with Easter just around the corner and Chapel Cove Chocolates is spreading the joy and chocolate around Pictou County and beyond. The small chocolate company from Little Harbour is creating delicious chocolate eggs, personalized with names for this year’s...

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What’s Cooking… for Thanksgiving dinner?

Gingerbread, rice pudding, pumpkin pie and apple cake are all familiar Thanksgiving desserts, but have you heard of blancmange, apple fool or mount guard? These are just a few of the old, handwritten recipes found in the Nova Scotia Archives and now posted online, just in time for Thanksgiving. The archives’ newest online resource, What’s...

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