Food and Dining

  • Church Window Christmas Icebox Cookies

    Province: Nova Scotia

    As The Sidekick says "they are like Christmas Cake only they're sugar cookies"... and she's right! It's the perfect combination of sugar cookie and citron fruit and cherries. My favourite part is making a batch of dough, popping it in the freezer and then slicing and baking just before you need them during the busy holiday SEAson...

  • SABStv Holiday Special 2014 Peppermint Bark Post



    If you watched SEA AND BE SCENE TV's 2014 Celebrating the SEAson Special then you'll know.... I LOVE CANDY CANES!!! No surprise then, that this easy to make recipe for Peppermint Bark has been a holiday favourite around our house for a long, long time!

  • Little Tree, Big Tradition, Bigger Treat

    Province: Nova Scotia

    A Christmas tradition for my little family that started out with one goal in mind...but the tree led to tradition and this year a really yummy dessert..look

  • SABS EAST COAST Cocktail Collective

    Province: New Brunswick

    We love celebrating Atlantic Canada - all its many wonderful aspects.... and that includes the spirited side! Since launching the site back in 2010 we've gathered some truly awesome recipes for adult beverages and created some crazy great signature cocktails of our own. Click through to view them all...

  • The Sidekick’s Christmas Tree Punch

    Province: Nova Scotia

    Join SABStv host Stephanie Beaumont and The Sidekick who are in In The Workshop with a SEAsonal salute to Christmas Trees! In keeping with the festivities The Sidekick whips up a wonderful family friendly punch, perfect for all your holiday entertaining. Try it today...

  • Heather Chase’s Mince Pie Cookies

    Province: New Brunswick

    Born in New Brunswick, culinary artist Heather Chase now hangs her apron south of the border. She's found a way to keep 'home' in her New York kitchen though -  thanks to the recipes she enjoyed as a child and grew up cooking. Oh sure, some she's adapted over time, experimented with and made better […]

  • Chocolate Snowballs by Heather Nolan


    Province: Nova Scotia

    A recipe created by Heather Nolan. Similar to a Russian Tea Cake, these cookies have a hidden chocolate surprise.

  • Jolly Red Pepper Jelly

    Province: Nova Scotia

    This recipe comes all the way from the North Pole... well, almost! Cape Breton born Chelle Smith-Fraser is living in Watson Lake, Yukon, and her red pepper jelly has become a high demand holiday delight with the town folk.

  • Swinimer Family Fudge Aunt Rae Sawler & Stephanie Beaumont


    Province: Nova Scotia

    A SABS CLASSIC - We head to Gold River, Nova Scotia to join Stephanie's Aunt Rae in the kitchen. We're making a family favourite - FUDGE! Generation after generation have enjoyed pan after pan - now you can too!


    SABS CLASSIC Dark Fruit Cake Recipe

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    From The Treasure of Newfoundland Dishes comes this classic recipe that dates back to the 1700's and it's been a Christmas tradition in my family for as long as I can remember.