Pork shoulder tacos

Pork shoulder tacos

On Tuesday evenings Seven Bays serves up $3 tacos, and now you can have them any (or every) night of the week at home.
Ingredients 5 lbs pork shoulder ½ onion, cut into rings 6 long slices of ginger 1 stalk of lemongrass 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 tbsp star anise  2 tbsp cloves 6 bay leaves 1 whole nutmeg 2 dried chilis ¼ cup tamari ¼ cup rice vinegar 2 tbsp salt

The DD Goodness Bowl

Dilly Dally Eats
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Rhythm + Beets Latte

Lucky Penny Coffee Co. 6440 Quinpool Road
Rhythm + Beets Latte

Chicken Curry

Little India Seaport Farmers’ Market
Chicken Curry

That’s my jam

Black Sheep
That’s my jam Black Sheep 1569 Dresden Row

Lamb kofte

Efendy
Lamb kofte

Crab cakes

Hooked Halifax
Crab cakes

Tuna poke

East of Grafton
Tuna poke

Za’atar Labneh Veggie Man’ouche

Saj House
Za’atar Labneh Veggie Man’ouche

Rhythm + Beets Latte

Lucky Penny Coffee Co.
Rhythm + Beets Latte

Duck Rillette

A seriously decadent treat for a holiday potluck, pre-dinner appetizer or nighttime snack in front of the fire.
Ingredients 1 recipe Duck Confit (below) ¼ cup minced onions 1 tablespoon minced parsley 3 tbsp orange zest 3 tbsp pickled capers, minced 10 garlic cloves, reserved from the confit 1 tbsp cognac ½ stick (4 tablespoons) butter ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper ¼ tsp salt 2 tbsp fat reserved from the confit

Hot Rum Holiday Cider

A smooth and spicy winter nightcap sure to cure the winter blues and inspire impromptu carolling.
Ingredients 1 oz JD Shore spiced rum 6 oz hot apple cider cinnamon stick sugar

Mini Caramel Apple Drumsticks

A sweet spin on the classic candy treat, these sticky snacks make a perfect party snack.
Ingredients 3 large Granny Smith apples 18 sucker sticks 1½ cups caramel baking bits or caramel chews 1 tablespoon heavy cream Optional toppings: Crushed nuts, crushed cookies, sprinkles Method

Spiced Toast

Berries, booze and warm spices—this cocktail is basically brunch in a glass.
Ingredients 1 oz lemon juice 1 oz cardamom French toast syrup  1 oz  Amber rum 1 oz spiced rum blackberries rosemary�

Bacon-Wrapped Beef Tenderloin

A mouth-watering little piece of smoky, meaty, cheesy heaven.
Ingredients half-strip of bacon beef tenderloin, cut 1/8-inch thick in a 2-inch rough square 1 small nugget of blue cheese (Blue Harbour Urban Blue)

Mexican Chocolate Eggnog

Spicing up the season’s most iconic beverage.
Ingredients 8 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 tbsp cocoa 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp nutmeg ½ tsp cayenne 3 cups milk 2 cups heavy cream 2 tsp vanilla 8 eggs, separated 1/3 cup sugar XO Patron Cafe

New Zealand Pavlova 

End on a high note with this cloud-like finisher for any holiday feast.
Ingredients 6 large egg whites (room temperature) 1¾ cup caster sugar 2 tsp corn flour 1 tsp vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp boiling water

Valley Of Smiles

Give your guests the gift of liquid joy and merriment with this bright, sunny cocktail courtesy of Jenner Cormier.
Ingredients 2 dashes Jerry Thomas Decanter bitters (can use Angostura in a pinch) ¼ oz Cynar ½ oz Del Maguey Vida 1 2/3 oz Plantation pineapple rum

Hanukkah Doughnuts

Fill these perfect, pillowy doughnuts with jam, pudding, curd or whatever turns your crank.
Ingredients 2 packages instant yeast ¼ cup warm water 3 ¾ cups all purpose flour ½ cup sugar ¼ cup butter, at room temperature ½ tsp salt 3 egg yolks 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla bean paste/extract ½ cup-ish raspberry jam or whatever you want to fill with sugar for dusting

Fisherman’s Dubh

Get by with a little help from Matt Blades’ catch of a cocktail, where Nova Scotia Spirit Co.’s rum is the star.
Ingredients 1½ oz Nova Scotia Spirit Co. Fisherman’s Helper white rum  ½ oz Chambord 1 oz fresh Lime ½ oz simple syrup ½ oz black currant�

Izakaya-Style Chicken Wings

Whether baked or fried, this crispy, shareable Japanese snack will be your new holiday craving
Ingredients split chicken wings, 20 pieces salt flour (corn starch for gluten-free) white pepper sesame seeds green onion, chopped Sauce ½ clove garlic 2 tbsp tamari 1 tbsp mirin (rice wine) 1 tbsp sake 2 tsp brown sugar

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