Author: Josie Rudderham

  • RECIPE: Grandma’s Simple Rice Pudding

    RECIPE: Grandma’s Simple Rice Pudding

    As I’ve been digging into handwritten recipes from across Nova Scotia, a few favourites emerge and I see them over and over.  Rice Pudding is one of the classics I have seen many variations for. 

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  • RECIPE: Rainbow Sprinkle Pride Cookies

    RECIPE: Rainbow Sprinkle Pride Cookies

    It seems like the whole summer is filling up with fun opportunities to celebrate Pride on the South Shore – I hope you and your families find time to get out […]

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  • RECIPE: Lemon Lacies

    RECIPE: Lemon Lacies

    As summer awakens on the South Shore, my mind turns to beach trips and forest walks.  Rissers Beach Provincial Park is my family’s go-to beach for blissful afternoons playing in […]

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  • RECIPE: Date & Nut Candy

    RECIPE: Date & Nut Candy

    I have been lucky enough to collect some more handwritten cookbooks from loved ones and friends over the last couple months. One of my favourites is a small clothbound “Navigating […]

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  • RECIPE: Scotch Chocolate Snacking Cake

    RECIPE: Scotch Chocolate Snacking Cake

    Flipping through 1938’s “World’s Best Recipes By 500 of the World’s Best Cooks”, a single line in a recipe instantly carried me back to my Aunty Marie’s kitchen in childhood. The ingredient line read: “one square of baking chocolate, melted in a half a cup of boiling water”.

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  • RECIPE: Honey Boys

    RECIPE: Honey Boys

    “Honey Boys”, a less spicy alternative to gingerbread men, are addictively crisp cookies with soft centres and a pleasant honey finish.

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