What’s Cooking: November 10 – 17


From new holiday products to special markets, dinners and tours, there’s plenty of locally-inspired tasty adventures calling your name! Keep reading to find out what’s cooking this week in Nova Scotia this week.

Jost Vineyards

People at Jost Holiday Market look at a vendor's booth.

Visit Jost Vineyards this Sunday (November 12) to experience their local holiday vendor market! There will be more than 20 local vendors, complimentary wine samples, complimentary marshmallow roasting, food trucks, fun activities for kids and much more. The market runs from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and offers free admission; come out, support local, and have a festive fun-filled day with friends and family! 

Benjamin Bridge

Benjamin Bridge 75 cocktail

Benjamin Bridge has released a new ready-to-drink sparkling wine cocktail! The Benjamin Bridge 75 puts a local twist on the classic, combining Benjamin Bridge’s NV Brut with locally distilled gin and freshly pressed apple juice from local orchards. The perfect drink for the holidays! Swing by the wine shop to purchase yours for this weekend, or order online.

Lupin Dining & Pantry

lupin charcuterie

Lupin Dining & Pantry will be hosting their annual Seaside Christmas Market from November 17 – 19, filled with local artisan vendors and treats from their German inspired beer garden. Make tracks for the Eastern Shore and get a head start on your holiday shopping! Keep an eye on their Facebook page for more information.

Magic Winery Bus

lightfoot & wolfville

Enjoy the Magic Winery Bus’ All Wrapped Up Tour this November and December! With departures from both Halifax and Wolfville, delight in a curated wine experience with several different festive winery stops, including Planters Ridge Winery, Domaine de Grand Pré, and Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards. These holiday stores kick off on November 18 – get your tickets now!

Featured Recipe: Hearty Pork and Vegetable Chili

hearty pork and vegetable chili

As the crisp November air creeps in, give this Hearty Pork and Vegetable Chili a try. Made with local pork and produce, it will definitely warm you up and help take the “chili” off!

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Recipe and photography provided by: Jessica Emin (@eatwithjessie)

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