Recipe Round Up: A Local Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the harvest and remember everything we’re grateful for. At Taste of Nova Scotia, we’re grateful for fresh and delicious ingredients available locally within our province. Follow along for our round up featuring some of Nova Scotia’s finest harvest ingredients for your Thanksgiving dinner.

1. Roasted Squash Bruschetta 

This recipe for Roasted Squash Bruschetta brings the classic bruschetta recipe to the next level. The sweet squash and reduction with fresh herbs combines for a perfect balance of  flavours. Pair with a wine that has citrus aroma like Planters Ridge Elevation.

Produce: Noggins Corner Farm Market, Stirling Fruit Farms Ltd., Masstown Market, Local Farmers Market

Recipe provided by: The Port Pub & Planters Ridge Winery


2. Mulled Apple Cider 

Mulled Cider

There’s nothing like a warm glass of Mulled Apple Cider  after a cool autumn day. This delicious seasonal drink is alcohol free for all ages to enjoy!

Apple Cider & Maple Syrup: Noggins Corner Farm, Stirling Fruit Farms, Masstown Market, Local Farmers Market


3. Maple Roasted Root Vegetables

These slow-cooked veggies soaked in maple syrup make for the perfect fall dish. Whether you are adding these Maple Roasted Root Vegetables to your thanksgiving dinner or serving them for supper, they are a must-have this fall season.

Produce:  Noggins Corner Farm, Masstown Market, Local Farmers Market

From: Chef Ardon Mofford, Governors Pub and Eatery

4. Scalloped Potato Bake 

This cheesy, creamy Scalloped Potato Bake  is the perfect addition to a turkey, ham or chicken meal. The cheddar and leeks go together like peanut butter and jelly!

Local Source Guide: Noggins Corner Farm, Fox Hill Cheese House, Masstown Market


5. Pumpkin Pie

You can’t have a thanksgiving dinner without a slice of pie! This classic pumpkin pie recipe is made with a rich all butter crust, and home roasted and pureed local pumpkins. Pair with a cup of tea to successfully finish off your feast.

Local Source Guide: Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit Farms Ltd., Masstown Market,


Thanksgiving Dinners

Looking for a Thanksgiving feast without any dirty dishes?  Below are some local Thanksgiving dinners that have you covered. Enjoy a delicious, stress-free meal made with the best local ingredients of the season.

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