What’s Cooking at Home: May 20 – 27

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This weeks’ update includes everything from retail shops opening, resorts, restaurants and even Caesar kits! Keep reading for a delicious feature recipe inspired by the warmer weather and a tip on how to support local during summer celebrations.

Heres a look at what’s cooking (at home) this week.

Governors Pub & Eatery

Governors Pub - F&C

Guess who’s back?! The Governors Pub & Eatery is now open for takeout! Their new hours will be Thursday to Sunday from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. They’ll be offering a condensed menu featuring their most popular dishes, along with some fun DIY dinner kits for bubble family fun.

Gaspereau Vineyards & Vine Side Patio

Aerial photo of Gaspereau Vineyards

Nothing better than ending a long day with a cold and crisp glass of wine! Luckily, Gaspereau Vineyards & Vine Side Patio now has their retail space open from noon – 5 p.m. for browsing. A perfect way to stock up on your favourite wines or try a new one! Contactless pickup is also available and orders can be made over the phone at 902-542-1455 or via email info@gaspereauwine.com.

Fox Harb’r Resort

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Longing for a luxurious experience with coastal views? Starting May 30, Fox Harb’r Resort will be officially opening its doors for the season! Their team has been working behind the scenes in order to open up safely and they can’t wait for you to visit. From relaxation, golf, delicious local food and drink to stunning views, this resort is the perfect spot for your next vacation!

White Point Beach Resort

Photo of: White Point Lodge

Pack your bags! White Point Beach Resort has officially announced that they will re-open on Friday, June 19. You can visit their website for more information on details and what to expect.

Can’t wait until June 19 for a taste of White Point? Fear not – Eliot’s Dining Room is now now offering contactless take-out from Tuesday to Saturday right at the resort!

The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Photo of an item from The Press Gang Restaurant's Dine Around Menu

Can’t think of what to make for Sunday dinner? Don’t worry! The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar is now open on Sundays as well. Check out their menu for their takeout and delivery options.

Rose and Rooster Bakery

Picture of baked good from Rose and Rooster Bakery

The Rose and Rooster Bakery is now open seven days a week! They offer Nova Scotia roasted coffee, baked bread and sweet treats made in-house. They also offer delicious breakfast and lunch menus, where they make everything else they can from scratch, giving the ultimate home-cooked feel. Check out their menu to see what’s now available for take-out.

Heartwood Restaurant

Picture of Heartwood Restaurant meal

There’s nothing like strolling the waterfront on a warm day after eating some delicious food. Heartwood Restaurant‘s kiosk on the Halifax Waterfront is now open for the season from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Who doesn’t love enjoying delicious food with a beautiful view of the harbour!

 Coldstream Clear Distillery

Picture of Coldstream Clear Distillery's Ceasar Kit

Calling all Caesar lovers! Coldstream Clear Distillery now has an Ultimate Caesar Kit available! No more having to search for ingredients, this kit has it all. Inside you’ll find 40oz of Vodka, worcestershire sauce, tabasco, dill pickles, extreme beans, pepperoni sticks, two Coldstream glasses, two limes, Clamato juice, rimmer, a step by step recipe card, and – bonus! – a can of Lemonade and Lemon Gin Soda! You’ll want to get your hands on this quick, as there are only limited amounts. Ordering is available online, add some spice to your day!

Feature Recipe: Lobster Dip

Photo of: Lobster Dip

With the weather getting warmer it is the perfect time to start enjoying your patio! Nothing goes better with sitting outside with a cold drink in hand than this refreshing Lobster Dip by Jessica Emin. The fresh seafood combined with local produce is a mix of both summer and spring, easing you into the warmer season.

Try pairing this dip with your favorite bottle of Tidal Bay. Click here to check out the 2019 selection!


Tip for Supporting Local

Get Your Hands On Local At Home

It’s graduation season and that means it’s time to celebrate! If you’re thinking of ordering food or beverages this weekend, check out our Get Your Hands on Local, at Home page. Type in what kind of food or drink you’re craving and you’ll have endless options for takeout or delivery! The perfect opportunity to try somewhere new, support local, and celebrate with a cold drink and delicious food.

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