What’s Cooking: November 6 – 12

After the first snowfall this week, comfort season is in full swing. As harvest season comes to a close, enjoy all of the things this season has to offer. From special events to a Hearty Pork and Vegetable Chili, read along to find out What’s Cooking this week.


The Canteen launches their Youtube Series The Canteen Cooks

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In their first ever The Canteen Cooks episode, Chef Renée makes two versions of a grilled cheese sandwich and her super simple creamy tomato soup. Their second video is also now live and features pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie.

Founders House Dining Trust the Chef Surprise Tasting Menu

Founders House Dining and Drinks is hosting a locally immersive six-course surprise tasting menu they call Trust the Chef, accompanied by wine pairings for two. The evening of award-winning food and drinks, is followed by an elegant one-night stay and three-course breakfast at Queen Anne Inn, Annapolis Royal. This package will be available for November 5 – 7, and 12 – 14. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website.


November 5 – 15: The Flying Apron’s Dessert Tasting Week

Join The Flying Apron from November 5-15th to celebrate all things dessert. Enjoy one of their 3 or 5 Dessert Tasting Plates. Reservations are recommended and can be made at 902-633-230.

November 7: Raging Crow Festive Pop-up Market

Raging Crow Holiday Rum

This Saturday, from 12 – 5 p.m., Raging Crow Distillery will be hosting a Festive Pop-up Market to help you get a head start on this year’s gifting. Pick up some holiday gifts from local artisans and don’t forget to stock up on your Raging Crow spirits.

Save the Date

November 19: Tasting Dinner with The Five Fishermen

Five Fishermen Tasting Dinner

Back by popular demand, The Five Fishermen is happy to announce their chef and culinary team have put together another spectacular five-course tasting dinner based on the iconic Flavour Bible. The dinner will take place on November 19th at 7 p.m. and will sell out quickly so make sure you reserve your spot today!

November 21: Warm up to Winter Market at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm

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Warm up to winter with The Cole Harbour Heritage Farm on Saturday, November 21st from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The outdoor event will host a variety of vendors selling local, handmade goods and products in the farm yard. The Warm up to Winter Open Air Market is free to attend, so bundle up and get festive!

November 28 – December 20: Halifax Evergreen Festival

Evergreen Festival Logo

This holiday season, a new outdoor festival is coming to Downtown Halifax and the waterfront. Bundle up and be part of the inaugural Evergreen Festival as the city comes alive with music, light, and joy.

Featured Recipe: Hearty Pork and Vegetable Chili

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Looking to warm up this November? We have the perfect way to take the “chili” off! Using fresh Nova Scotian vegetables and flavorful pork, our hearty spicy and vegetable chili will warm your belly and satisfy your taste buds. Grab your biggest bowls and gather around to enjoy the ultimate hot dish this season.

Grocery List

List of seasonal produce for the week of November 5

How to Keep Supporting Local

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Whether buying fresh market produce, planning a fall foliage road trip, dining in, or ordering takeout – our Get Your Hands on Local page has you covered! Check it out to see how you can support local in any way you desire.

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