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Onyx Chicken Chops

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An easy crowd-pleasing recipe; the only tricky part is preparing the bones. Chef Tahir Salamat of Onyx www.onyxdining.com “My designer Denise Hermanson was working with a mother of pearl design, so I reflected on what we can do—harmony in nature, beauty, bounty. I put these three together with flavours from land and sea. The Onyx… Read More»

Better than Bruschetta

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An adaptation of Dennis Johnston’s Tomato Chutney, served with smoked cheddar. Chef Ryan Hayes of Resto Urban Dining www.restourbandining.ca “When I first saw the idea for the wonderful design by Success College, it instantly made me feel welcomed. I was inspired to centre my menu around the concept of the morning after a Maritime Kitchen… Read More»

Onion and Gruyère Cheese Tarts

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These tarts look and taste great—easy to make and full of flavour. Jane Wright of  Jane’s Next Door www.janesonthecommon.com “‘Be home for dinner’ was the theme of Wave Interiors’ space, so we thought of tourtiere and a vegetarian gruyère and onion tart, paired with my mother’s tomato butter recipe; it’s a family recipe and delicious.… Read More»

Call of the wild

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On the chase for game birds in New Brunswick with chefs Jesse Vergen and Todd Perrin. Read the story here: Photos: Mike Erb

Call of the wild

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Karen Pinchin chases game birds in New Brunswick with chefs Jesse Vergen and Todd Perrin

Reinventing rum

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Long Atlantic Canada’s spirit of choice, rum is now being produced by our own micro-distilleries.

Historic Halifax home

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Thanks to the careful renovation, a grand historic home in North End Halifax is both an architectural gem and a comfortable, art-filled residence.

Top flowers for 2015

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Carol Matthews lists her picks for the best new flowers and plants for 2015

Historic Halifax home

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Thanks to careful renovation, a grand historic home in North End Halifax is both an architectural gem and a comfortable, art-filled residence. Click here for the full story. Photos: Steve Jess