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Harvest time in the gardens!

My name is Amanda, and I am the garden-to-table intern for September/ October here at Cabot Shores. My role here is to care for the plants and veggies in the gardens, and help cook and serve food in the bistro. The past few weeks have been a time of great harvest here. We have harvested …

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Garden to Table: Planting in the Snow

My name is Jilian and I am the Garden to Table intern at Cabot Shores. My role is to manage our gardens and work with our chef to help infuse our menu with homegrown ingredients. Despite the seemingly never-ending winter, our gardens are now in full bloom. We began prepping the outdoor garden in mid May, snow …

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Suzanne’s Roasted Sesame Tofu

Suzanne’s Roasted Sesame Tofu – serves 8-10 Ingredients: 2 lbs extra firm tofu, pressed for 2 hours, then cut into thin 1 x 2 inch pieces Marinade: ½ cup soy sauce 2 inch piece of ginger, grated 3 cloves of garlic, pressed 4 Teaspoon Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon Rice vinegar 1 cup sesame seeds Method: …

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Vegan, Gluten & Sugar-free Chocolate Truffles

Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles – Vegan, Gluten & Sugar-free   Ingredients: 1 ½ cup Chopped dates, softened in a small bowl of 1/2c hot water (30 min) 1 cup Tahini (sesame paste) or Almond butter ¼ – ½ cup Cocoa powder (add more or less depending on how bitter you want the truffles) 1 cup Unsweetened dried shredded coconut …

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The Saag Tofu* Saga & Recipe

The Saag Tofu* Saga & Recipe Having just returned to Cape Breton from several weeks of travel I was eager to get back in the garden. While there was no snow on the ground, it was getting unseasonably cold. A bit worried about how the garden greens were faring I was pleased to find healthy …

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Barbara’s Winter Recipes: Kale “Green Bites” with Savoury Sauces

You may not be out in your winter garden gathering kale, as Barbara does here, but you can add Barbara’s recipes for Kale “Green Bites” served with Apple Chutney and Yoghurt dip–for vegetarians, vegans and other “foodies”. Savoury Green Bites with apple chutney and yogurt dip   These tasty morsels can be served as an …

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