Apple Parsnip Soup

As the days get cooler and the evenings grow longer, we reach for warm sweaters and crave hearty, savoury foods.  Here’s one recipe that should hit the spot! Apple Parsnip Soup 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil4 cups parsnip, grated2 cups onions, small dice1/2 cup carrot, small dice1/2 cup celery, small dice2 tsp fresh, minced…

Facebook Horror Stories

We asked our Facebook friends if they’d ever had a spooky encounter. Did they ever! Here are some of the events that gave us chills. Pauline and Guy BadcockOn July 1, 2013, our 36th wedding anniversary, my husband Guy and I stayed at a B & B in Carbonear. We checked in midafternoon and informed…

Newborn Newfoundland Pony

“This little male pony is one of the friendliest I have ever seen,” says proud owner Terry Crocker, 63, of Harbour Grace. “He is actually only 13 days old today, and we named him “Herb’s Knight” in honour of a local gentleman, Herb Bray, who was a tremendous lifelong supporter of the Newfoundland Pony.In terms…

Deadly Places

By Dale Jarvis There have been a lot of jokes made over the years about Newfoundland and Labrador’s rudest place name, but with October 31st on the horizon, what is the spookiest? One contender is clearly the community of Isle aux Morts. It is named for the small islands opposite the settlement which share the…

Recipe: Old-fashioned Sour Cream Doughnuts

By Andrea Maunder I LOVE unglazed, old-fashioned, fried sour-cream doughnuts. I’ve been working on perfecting a recipe – and these are so simple and so good, you won’t be able to resist whipping up a batch whenever the craving strikes. Old-fashioned Sour Cream DoughnutsMakes 12-15100 g (1/2 cup) white sugar30 g (2 tbsp) cool (not…

Mi’kmaq Colouring Page

Colourful Culture This drawing is the work of Newfoundland Mi’kmaq artist Marcus Gosse, a member of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band. His grandmother, Alice Maude Gosse (nee Benoit) is a Mi’kmaq Elder from Red Brook (Welbooktoojech) on the Port au Port Peninsula.     Marcus’ work has been exhibited in the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia…