What’s Cooking: March 18-24

We’re officially jumping into spring this week! What better way to start off a new season than with new product releases, events and St. Patrick’s Day specials. Keep reading to see what’s cooking in our province this week.

Coldstream Clear

You’re in luck! Coldstream Clear is offering their St. Paddy’s Flight until March 23. This fun flight features four delicious cocktails: Tipsy Leprechaun, Pot O’ Gold, Clover Creamsicle and Shamrock Shimmy! Check out your nearest Coldstream Clear location and give this bright green themed flight a try!

Chain Yard Cider

New cider alert! Chain Yard just released a new cider – Kiwi Mac! This new cider is packed with notes of fresh ripe apple and luscious arctic kiwi. Visit their taproom or order on their website to try out this new drink.

Made with Local

Made with Local had just announced that all of their Real Food Bars and Granola Bar Mixes in their online shop are now gluten-free! They have switched from using non-certified gluten free oats, to using oats that go through an extra level of testing to certify that they do not contain gluten.

These new bars and granola bar mixes will be making their way out into stores over the coming weeks, but make sure to order online for now to guarantee you get these newly packaged gluten-free products.

Inverary Resort

It’s time to get your craft on! Inverary Resort is hosting a Macrame Workshop in their Thistle Room with on March 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. To register, send an email to thespacebetweencb@gmail.com.

Jost Vineyards

Jost Vineyards has just released their 2021 vintage Tidal Bay. This soft, refreshing and expressive wine features apple aromatics with hints of citrus and floral, balanced by notes of peach and pear. This new wine is available now at their winery boutique and will be available in liquor stores soon.

Saltbox Brewing

Saltbox has released a new beer- The Way She Gose! With a beautiful pink hue, this tangy, sweet and sour ale, with a refreshing citrus character was created by the strong, vibrant and inspiring women who champion Saltbox Brewery each and every day. Get your hands on this new beer by ordering on their website.

Feature Recipe: Dark Chocolate and Maple Caramel Oatcakes

There are so many ways to recreate this Nova Scotian staple. This Dark Chocolate and Maple Caramel Oatcake recipe has a great crunch on the outside, loads of nutrients inside, and that salty-sweet flavour — everything you need for that perfect oatcake!

Grocery List

Find local produce at Noggins Corner Farm Market, Masstown Market, Stirling Fruit Farms Ltd., or one of the many Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia.

Find local maple syrup at Acadian Maple and Sugar Moon Farm.

Find local chocolate at Just Us! Coffee Roasters, Chapel Cove Chocolate, Gourmandises Avenue Chocolaterie and Petite Patrie Chocolate

Find local golden flax flour, oats, and local flour at Valley Flaxflour Ltd. 

Get local butter at Masstown Creamery.

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