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What To Do With Your Dead Christmas Tree

The twelve days of Christmas are over - it's time to get the Christmas tree down and start the new year. But that doesn't mean you have to throw out your Christmas tree and get no use from it outside of the holiday! We've compiled a list of ideas to reuse your Christmas tree this winter.   Use it for Mulch Pine needles are a great moisture and mold-free mulch for little seedlings because they dry out quickly and decompose very slowly. After Christmas is over, why not think about planting a January crop and using your spent Ch...

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Blini with Caviar

Ingredients: 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast (one 1/4-ounce envelope) 1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees) 1 cup all-purpose flour Coarse salt 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan 1/2 teaspoon s...

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Leftover Christmas Ham Quiche

Turn your Christmas ham into a quiche with this very simple recipe!   Ingredients: Pastry dough 2 cups Jarlsberg cheese, grated 1 heaping cup of leftover Christmas ham 4 eggs 2 cups half and half 1/2 teaspoon Coleman's dry musta...

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Leftover Turkey Soup

Now that Christmas Day is behind us, put your leftover turkey to good use with this delicious recipe for turkey soup.   Ingredients: Bones from your roast turkey (for your stock) 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium onion, minced 4 celer...

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Stuart Hayward’s ‘Twas the Day After Christmas

Although Stuart Hayward wrote this poem back in 1983, it still rings true for Bermuda so we thought we'd share it with you.    [audio m4a="https://www.thebermudian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Twas-The-Day-After-Christmas-12_21...

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Preserving Poinsettias

Native to Mexico, and known to the Aztecs, poinsettias once were a symbol of purity because of their vibrant colours. Nowadays, in many parts of the world, they are a symbol of Christmas and the holiday season. Bermuda is not exempt from this ho...