News and Articles from the NBWI

Make a New *Pen* Friend in the WI

Make a New *Pen* Friend in the WI

There was a time when letters were the only way that rural women could keep in touch. While that’s no longer the case, sending letters remains a pleasure.

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Estafado

Estafado

This simple Spanish stew is warm and flavourful, perfect on a chilly winter evening. 1 lb lean beef, cubed1 Tbsp cooking oil1 cup dry red wine1 cup tomatoes1 large onion, sliced1 green pepper, cut in strips1/4 cup raisins1/4 cup dried apricots1 clove garlic, minced1...

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Salmon in Baked Potato Shells

Salmon in Baked Potato Shells

This simple recipe is easily tweaked for your own flavour sensation - consider adding a bit of cheese to the crumb topping. Or chives! 1 lb Salmon, canned8 medium-sized potatoes1 onion, chopped1 cup bread crumbs1 Tbsp buttersalt and pepper, to taste Wash and poke the...

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Gum Drop Cake

Gum Drop Cake

This Gum Drop Cake recipe was submitted to the ‘Lower St Marys Branch of the New Brunswick Womens’ Institute COOK BOOK 1985′ by Jean Barnhart.

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Advertisement for WI

Advertisement for WI

‘Advertisement for WI’ is a poem written about someone encouraged to join the Women’s Institute and makes an unexpected discovery.

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Maple Curry Chicken Pasta

Maple Curry Chicken Pasta

Photo by Pixzolo Photography on Unsplash 2 Tbs. Olive Oil2 Tbs. Butter1 large onion, chopped1 ea. of yellow, red & green peppers, chopped2 cups cubed cooked chicken3 cloves minced garlic1 tsp sugar/1/4 cup maple syrup1 cup whipping cream2 1⁄2 tsp. curry powder or...

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Embracing Technology… and New Members!

Embracing Technology… and New Members!

Photo by Tobias Dziuba from Pexels I wanted to write this article to suggest how branches could move to adopt new technologies and, at the same time, attract members. Hopefully, this will also get a discussion going. My understanding is that the NBWI started in NB to...

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Chunky Chuck Soup

Chunky Chuck Soup

This soup makes an ideal supper dish. It’s very filling and can be frozen easily, too.

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NBWI 105th Provincial Convention, June 1st, 2019

The New Brunswick Women’s Institute Provincial Convention met on June 1, 2019, at the Ramada Inn. The theme was “Inclusivity”. The meeting opened with the President, Sandra Day, introducing the dignitaries. The meeting opened with “O’Canada”, a Salute to the Flag, God...

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