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Let’s talk turkey!

You’ve collected your delicious locally raised turkey from us, then what? Well that’s easy, so here are some tips on how to store, prepare and cook your turkey.

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Christmas Hours

December 20 – 10am till 6pm December 21 – 10am till 6pm December 22 – 10am till 6pm December 23 – 10am till 8pm December 24 – 10am till noon December 25 – Closed December 26 – Closed December 27 … Continue reading

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Christmas Thursdays

To make Christmas shopping a little easier for you, we, and the following Manotick stores will be staying open till 8pm on Thursdays leading up to Christmas.

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Win your turkey!

Have you ordered your Christmas turkey yet? No, well here’s your chance. If you order it from us before Wednesday 15th, when you collect your bird your name will be entered into our Christmas draw, and the winner will receive … Continue reading

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Traditional Mincemeat Pie

Tourtière isn’t the only pie associated with the festive season. Mincemeat or mince pies are an English tradition with a history stretching back to the 11th century.

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Ottawa Locavore Artisan Food

We are very excited to be able to tell you that we, alongside 20 other local artisan food vendors, will be at the first Ottawa Locavore Artisan Food Fair being held at the Crichton Cultural Community Centre next Sunday 12th … Continue reading

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Tourtière traditions

I may have grown up in England but I am originally from Montreal and my Mother never forgot her roots. Every year for Christmas eve supper we had tourtière, naturally it was home-made, and the recipe included pork, onions, salt, … Continue reading

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Olde Fashioned Christmas

This weekend is Manotick’s Olde Fashioned Christmas and we will be joining in with free samples of our homemade traditional mincemeat tarts. Elsewhere in Manotick you will find cookies, hot chocolate, apple cider, face painting, wagon rides and much more. … Continue reading

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Fresh Canadian Bistro

Nova Scotia chef Craig Flinn lives by the principles of the Slow Food movement, supporting locally sourced foods that are produced in an environmentally responsible way. He has a real passion and understanding of Canadian food, and with Fresh Canadian … Continue reading

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The Whole Beast

The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail eating by Fergus Henderson with an introduction by extreme chef Anthony Bourdain, is more than a cookbook, it is a certified ‘foodie’ classic. In Henderson’s words it is “a celebration of cuts of meat, … Continue reading

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