Author Archives: Leah Noble

Local beer update: Big Spruce Brewing

As you’re aware, if you’ve been reading this blog a while, there is a microbrewery starting up in Nyanza, near Baddeck. In case you’re not, however, this post is my first interview with Jeremy and Melanie, this post is when … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday with Pamela Johnson: Herbed Ice Cubes and a Friendly Slug Killer

Herbilicious ice cubes I love cilantro, so much that I planted WAY too much of it this summer. I couldn’t wait to cook with fresh cilantro again! Mmm, mango chutney, sweet potato soup, any number of Indian dishes. However, this … Continue reading

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Going back to school at 28

Next week I’ll be going back to school. I’m 28, and the last time I was in a classroom was early 2007. I left university in my third year of a Bachelor of Arts degree. At the time, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Lunenburg for an August wedding

It was my first time in Lunenburg. My friend Catriona had lived there for three years, several years ago. That’s where she met Auston. He was a cook at Fleur de Sel. She was a cook at Trattoria della Nonna. … Continue reading

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Q+A with Lorna MacLean

Lorna MacLean is a self-proclaimed food enthusiast who lives in Middle River. Referred to as a “crazy hippie lady” by some of her friends, she can often be found baking delicious cakes, or complaining about the slugs in her garden. … Continue reading

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10 Beaches/2012: Florence

Florence Beach was kind of a tough one to find. I mean, on the map it looks easy enough to get there, but there aren’t signs. I just had to drive along back streets towards the water, turning around at … Continue reading

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it’s the weekend!!

I am working all weekend but at least it’s almost over. Only four more days of work and then I am off, and then school starts! Next week I’ll talk some about what it means to go back to school … Continue reading

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