March / April 2013

On our cover

The winning image in our annual amateur photo contest, Atlantic Canadian Vistas category, taken near Prospect, NS, by Jeremy Hockin. “The photo has a cinematic quality,” says one judge. See story, page 24.

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features

Picture perfect

Feast your eyes on the winning shots from our 12th annual photo contest. By Angela Mombourquette.

Free for the catching

The arrival of the kiacks signalled that spring had arrived—and it was time to get the dipping nets out. By Dianne Crowell.

Hit the open water

Our 2013 boating guide offers pointers for safety and efficiency—and ideas about how to bring 21st century technology to this age-old pastime. By Quentin Casey.

departments

  • Publishers' Pencil
  • Contributors
  • Dear Saltscapes
  • Events
    Wave goodbye to winter
  • Genealogy
    The original Maritime union
  • History
    Exploring the grand tradition of named estates
  • Nature
    The world from a squirrel’s point of view
  • Homegrown Business
    Corey Nutrition, Fredericton, NB
  • First Person
    Maurice Clark, pioneer veterinarian on Prince Edward Island
  • Q&A
    Fran Williams, Labrador Inuit leader

 

KITCHEN PARTY

The goods on gluten

Quick and easy gluten-free eating

Radishes, redux

New ways to enjoy the peppery root veggie

Chef profile

Martin Ruiz Salvador, Fleur De Sel and Salt Shaker Deli, Lunenburg, NS

Pantry

Review of Eating Well with Karin; Moncton farmers market; Cheater Baked Beans recipe

Sommelier profile

Heather Rankin, Obladee Wine Bar, Halifax



HOME & COTTAGE

Freshen up for spring

Bring new life to your dining room decor

Open and shut

What’s up (and down) with windows

Shed your inhibitions

A unique outbuilding can add whimsy to your property

Pining for alpines

Tough plants for tough conditions