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A Calling at the Heart of the Humble Palm

Thousands of palm crosses are crafted each year for local Christian churches on Palm Sunday. But do you know where they come from? Every Palm Sunday, Christian congregations all over the world receive palm-leaf crosses, symbols of Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem and his subsequent crucifixion. The tradition is, of course, followed in Bermudas but with a special twist. At least 40 of our churches distribute to their congregations crosses made right here on the island. Crafted out of our own Bermuda palmetto, these charming cro...


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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 idea...


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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...