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Oldest Family Farm On PEI

The Shaw family was one of the original settlers in Stanhope having arrived on the Falmouth in 1770. [ ... ]

Festive Wreath Contest

Friends of Confederation Centre Festive Wreath Exhibition and Competition is calling for entries. Br [ ... ]

Mediterranean breakfast

Mediterranean breakfast
Kettle Black has a new morning menu

Chow
by Ann Thurlow 

I am a big fan of the Brighton Clover Farm, otherwise known as Norman’s. Norman is, of course, the longtime owner of the store and a man intensely interested in food, especially the cuisine of his beloved Lebanon.

A few years ago, I stopped in early one morning and found Norman about to have his breakfast. Here’s what was on the plate:
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Mad Wok stirs it up

Mad Wok stirs it up

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague 

Foodies are often the first to benefit from an influx of immigrants in a given jurisdiction. As the number of immigrants in a given area increases so does the number of restaurants, and the variety of food choices available. It’s happening right now in downtown Charlottetown. Off the top of my head I can think of seven new restaurants that have opened in
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How I learned to cook: Maxine Delaney

Submitted by Ann Thurlow

Chef, restaurant owner, caterer, creative culinary spirit, Maxine Delaney’s name is associated on PEI with wonderful food.

“I grew up on a farm in Alberta. My dad had a lot of heavy equipment and he got a contract to clear some bush up north. He took a crew up and I decided to go along. When we first got there, the camp cook went into town for supplies and just never came
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Going bold

Going bold
Trudy Spooner refinishes furniture with flair

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure, so the saying goes. In a world where it is so easy to throw unwanted items in the dump or at the end of your driveway, Trudy Spooner takes pride in taking something old and making it new again. 

T-Spoon of Sugar furniture is nothing like the modern buy-it-cheap
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Find of the month: Papia Papa

Submitted by Ann Thurlow

This one is strictly for meat lovers—the sort who are not averse to a bit of fat running down their chin. Papia Papa make a chorizo sausage that pushes its way to the front of the line. It is rich, meaty and dense and full of enticing, flavor carrying fat.

I first had them barbequed but they are also good just cooked on the stove. You can buy them in the frozen food
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Clear skies

Clear skies

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

It was one of those clear calm evenings when you could feel the temperature dropping as the sun sank below the tree line. We picked all the cucumbers and squash, wrapped a blanket snugly around the climbing tomatoes, and reluctantly went indoors. Time to face the music and start a fire in the woodstove.

Sitting by the stove with a glass of wine felt just right;
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A packed house

PEI Symphony Orchestra with Ten Strings And A Goat Skin

Review by Ivy Wigmore

Sold out! Those are the words you want to hear about the first performance of a symphony orchestra’s 50th season—unless, of course, you were trying to get last-minute tickets for the PEISO’s October 15 concert, Beethoven ‘Eroica’ & Ten Strings And A Goat Skin, presented under the direction of conductor Mark
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A good time

A good time
Summerside Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

"Love the people, love the kids,” declares longtime Summerside Farmers’ Market vendor Ranald MacFarlane. Mr. MacFarlane, who owns Pleasant Pork, offers free meat samples and hand stamps (a pig of course) to the children. “There’s a large playroom at the Market. Sometimes it’s the kids bringing their parents,” he says, “It’s just
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Some Upcoming Events

Tribute to The Hip

Concert and author reading October 17
Charlottetown Beer Garden The Fabulously Rich formed in 2016  [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

Select dates
City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. (For movies in the same week [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily
Gala Opening of Fall exhibitions is October 27 at 7 pm Gala Opening of Fall Exhibitions  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Triple threat

Profile: Emma Fugate by Jane Ledwell Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my [ ... ]

The VOLUME 18 combination

The New Creative by Cassandra Bernard Founders Christina MacLeod, Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay  [ ... ]

Summerside pride

Way Up West by Jan Cox Nancy Beth Guptill, owner of Sweet Spot Academy, digital and business consu [ ... ]