What’s Cooking: July 29 – August 5

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From street dances to Seaport Cider & Beerfest, this week is full of fun and exciting events throughout the province! Keep reading this week’s What’s Cooking to find out more.

The Whiskey Teller

The Whiskey Teller will be hosting a Street Dance and Beer Garden at the bottom of St. George Street and in Market Square. The event will be July 29 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Music will be The Fog from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Merrimac from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Masstown Market

Masstown Market is hosting a weekly Bike Night in the Masstown Butcher and Creamery parking lot. Come out on any Tuesday during riding season to mingle with friends. A 50/50 draw is held each week with proceeds going to a local charity.

Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest

Halifax Seaport Cider & Beerfest is back with 300 craft beer, ciders and fizzy drinks! There will be four sessions from August 4th to 6th. Tickets include 10 complimentary drink tickets for 4 oz samples. Extra drink tickets will be five for $10. Get your tickets here.

Food Day Canada

This weekend, on July 30, join in and celebrate Canadian Food with Food Day Canada. Originally created as the World’s Longest Barbecue, their mission is to actively promote the growth and study of our distinctively Canadian food culture while engaging and inspiring everyone to shop, cook & dine Canadian. Visit their website to learn more about how to take part in the cross Canada celebrations.

The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery

The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery will be hosting a Creole Fusion Demonstration Cooking Class & Culinary Getaway Package this Saturday, July 30. The package includes two demonstration class registrations, a full meal Saturday night, accommodations and a fresh hot breakfast. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

Meander River Farm & Brewery

Meander River Farm & Brewery will be hosting a bouquet workshop. Come out on August 7 for a workshop led by Master Gardener and owner, Brenda. Find more information and get your tickets here.

Country Magic Produce

Country Magic Produce‘s Blueberry Acres u-pick is now open for the season, daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Give them a call at 902-582-1482 for daily picking details.

Featured Recipe:  Pan Seared Haddock with Hodge Podge

two pieces of haddock are placed in a white dish with a napkin to the left.

Perfect for a nice family meal, this Pan Seared Haddock with Hodge Podge recipe from The Canteen‘s Chef Renée Lavallée uses delicious fresh and local Nova Scotia ingredients.

Fresh produce can be purchased at Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit FarmsMasstown Market or one of the many other Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

Fresh seafood can be purchased at Afishionado Fishmongers, Clearwater Seafoods Ltd.Masstown Market’s ‘Catch of the Day’, Dory Mates Seafood Shop, or Fisherman’s Market, when available.

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