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Rusty Hinges

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New from Rusty Hinges, this coffee table is made from reclaimed wood and metal egg crates, and is just one example of the unique furniture available at this store in Halifax’s Hydrostone Market. Crafting furniture from salvaged materials, Rusty Hinges specializes in tables, cabinets and kitchens. Visit the store at 5513 Young Street or call… Read More»

Clean edge

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Jessica Waterman, a textile artist and carpenter in Newfoundland, used pieces of discarded moulding and trim to create levels of texture in this stylish bench, encasing the top in clear resin. Molded Bench (wood, aluminum) by Jessica Waterman

Rhododendrons: bursts of bloom

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A perennial favourite, rhododendrons give multi-season structure and vibrant colour to any garden

Nine to five

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The new Take 5 wall clock from Umbra

Perfect pitch

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A playful ode to 1960s modern design, the curved cherrywood console is bluetooth-enabled and can stream music from any wireless device.

Make charcuterie at home

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From duck confit to country pâté, we showcase scrumptious, party-worthy charcuterie you can make at home.

Gravlax

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Although most people think of meat when they think about charcuterie, fish is also part of the repertoire. Salmon cures especially well in preparations like gravlax or lox.

Home Cured Bacon

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You will be shocked at how easy it is to make your own bacon. More and more butchers are selling fresh pork belly, so you really have no excuse. Salty, sweet and savoury, this recipe comes from Michael Ruhlman’s website, Ruhlman.com.

Duck Confit

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Although duck is the most popular meat for confits, you can confit almost anything, from pork belly to rabbit. Confit meat is essential for certain French classics, such as rillettes or cassoulet, a sinfully luxurious dish. The salt, pepper and fat proportions are left to your consideration. You need enough fat to cover the meat… Read More»