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July Newsletter

Newsletter | July 01, 2017 | Nik Manojlovich
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Dear friends,

Lots of reasons to celebrate this month with Canada Day on July 1 – happy birthday Canada! – and a happy 4th of July to our friends and family living in the US. Also, birthday and anniversary greetings to our many friends celebrating these milestones.

And, heartfelt greetings to a whole bunch of new friends, followers and subscribers. Welcome to Weekend at the Cottage – you’re now part of a growing community that loves delicious food and drink, entertaining, décor and everything in between. If you’re just joining us, make sure to check out our FRITTATA recipe from last month and the CHIMICHURRI recipe on YouTube – two very popular stories!

On to updates and exciting news.


We have some wonderful content in the works for this month: a gorgeous ZUCCHINI AND WHITE TRUFFLE OIL SALAD, a tangy STRAWBERRY JAM, a fun CANADA 150 KEEPSAKE project, as well as a bunch of healthy salads, luscious summer cocktails and a BUTTER CHICKEN BURGER you won’t believe.

For those of you who answered our BUTTER TART survey, don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten. Our story is morphing into a full feature. We’ve uncovered so much information about the history of this signature Canadian sweet, we’re working hard to make it just right. It has to be – BUTTER TARTS are important!

Don’t forget to shoot us an email if you have an idea for a story – we’d love to hear all about it.


Our Canada 150 celebration continues with a really impressive recipe from our friends at SANTAGUIDA FINE FOODS in Toronto. They’re going to share their take on a GRILLED PEACH DESSERT. Having already tried it, I can tell you it’s like no other.


Make sure you check the website on JULY 15 when we’ll be posting details about our amazing SUMMER CONTEST. We don’t want to wreck the surprise, but I can guarantee everyone’s going to want to get in on this one. Our prize is going to make one lucky winner the “toast” of the town!

As always, we’d love to hear from you. Either post a comment or send a message directly and also look for us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Happy Summer!

Big Hugs,

Nik and Carol


Nik Manojlovich

Nik is the creator, host and brains behind Weekend at the Cottage. He loves sharing his wisdom and experience about the things that interest him most.



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