Tag Archives: dinner

Apple Cider Bread – #appleweek

Apple Cider Bread - I Say Nomato
Apple Cider bread baked using fresh, locally brewed apple cider for a hearty loaf!  If you ever come and visit Nova Scotia, you'll notice that our winery and craft beer industry is BOOMING. Seriously. There's a listing of all the places you can go. It's called the Good Cheer Trail. There's a passport! with STAMPS!… Read More

Pumpkin Spice Crockpot Applesauce

Pumpkin Spice Crockpot Applesauce - I Say Nomato
This Pumpkin Spice Crockpot Applesauce is so easy. Made with crisp, local apples and a homemade pumpkin spice mix, it will fill your kitchen with the smells of Autumn!  So remember back in May when I shared my video on how to make Apple Blossom cookies, and I was so stoked about the branches packed with… Read More

Easy Cream of Spinach Soup

Cream of Spinach Soup - I Say Nomato
This recipe for easy Cream of Spinach Soup is an old family favourite! Creamy, delicious, and packed full of fresh, local spinach, it is a simple staple that won't disappoint. If you had told me I would be this excited about spinach soup when I was a kid, I would have thought you were insane. I still… Read More

Nightshade Free Antipasto Platter

Nightshade Free Antipasto Platter - I Say Nomato
Learn how to create a colourful, welcoming Nightshade Free Antipasto Platter that will be a hit at your next party!    Is there anything more welcoming than a platter full of your favourite foods? I don't think there is. My family tends to go all out for holidays. And I mean. All. Out. I'm part of… Read More

Roasted Beet and Feta Hummus

Roasted Beet and Feta Hummus - I Say Nomato
This Roasted Beet and Feta Hummus is a show-stopper with its beautiful pink colour and smooth, subtly sweet flavour! This is a continuation of my local Nova Scotia food series, featuring fresh, local beets! I. Hate. Beets. You heard me. I mean, just look at them: (more…) Read More

Sweet Potato Hodge Podge

Sweet Potato Hodge Podge - I Say Nomato
Sweet Potato Hodge Podge is a comforting, hearty dish packed with fresh summer vegetables from the garden. Boiled and with added cream, it's even better the day after you make it!  Hodge Podge is one of those classically Nova Scotia recipes that's different depending on who you talk to. Everyone's got their grandmother's recipe, bestowed upon them on… Read More

Fiddlehead Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

What better way to enjoy fiddleheads than on the barbecue in these Fiddlehead Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms?
Welcome to Week 2 of my on-going Nova Scotia Food Series! And guess what? It's another Fiddlehead Recipe: Fiddlehead Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms! The season's so short, you gotta make it count, and these definitely count. Barbecued until tender, these melts are so cheesy and garlicky it's hard to wait until they're done cooking! One of… Read More

Bacon and Fiddlehead Spaghetti

Fiddleheads are so crisp and sweet, they're the perfect counterpart to the salty bacon in this recipe for Bacon and Fiddlehead Spaghetti!
Fiddleheads are so crisp and sweet, they're the perfect counterpart to the salty bacon in this recipe for Bacon and Fiddlehead Spaghetti! To say I love where I live is an understatement. Nova Scotia is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and even after all our travels it still takes my breath… Read More

Nightshade Free Ramen

This homemade Nightshade Free Ramen is exploding with flavour!
Here in rural Nova Scotia, it's pretty much a miracle if there's a restaurant around that's not a) Mom & Pop Fish and Chips, b) Pizza, c) Pub Style (as long as you serve fish and chips...) or d) ... I'm having a hard time thinking of a d option. But lo and behold, there… Read More