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Cornflake Wreath Cookie

Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1 (10-ounce) package marshmallows 1 1/4 teaspoons green food coloring 4 1/2 cups Cornflake cerel Red hots or mini red M&Ms   Directions: Melt butter in a large pot. Add marshmallows and stir until melted. Stir in food coloring. Stir in cereal. Working quickly, use a greased 1/4 cup measuring cup to dump the cornflake mixture in mounds on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Use your fingers (grease them well) to form…


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DIY Island Wrapping Paper

Classic Bermuda Foliage   Head out to the garden and collect some leaves, sprigs of cedar or anything else that looks natural and healthy! The greenery looks great with recycled paper bag wrapping paper and some tangled kite string as…


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Cassava Pie Recipes from Four Well-Known Bermudians

A Bermudian Christmas without cassava pie would be like Easter without kites. This unusual dish – a sweet, spicy cake with a meat filling – is as essential to a local Christmas dinner as the turkey itself. Families usually make…


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Brandied Fruit Tartlets

These delicious fruit tarts are similar to mince pies but with a fun twist! Use cookie cutters to create fun designs on the tops of the tarts that will look impressive on a dessert tray.   Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups…


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Christmas Plant Decorations

Oh, by gosh, by golly, it’s time for mistletoe and holly. The only trouble is that in Bermuda, thanks to no bleak midwinter, we don’t have much holly and, as far as I know, absolutely no mistletoe. Holly is an…

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DIY Edible Christmas Gifts

This Christmas, give the gift of sweet and savory with homemade edible treats! These four recipes are easy to make in large batches and each treat is easy to package up in an novelty tin or plastic treat bag with…