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The Best Festive Mulled Wine

Aromatic mulled wine is the perfect holiday sipper and this 5-minute recipe is easy to whip up at last minute!   Ingredients: 4 cups apple cider 1 (750-ml) bottle red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon 1/4 cup honey 2 cinnamon sticks 1 orange, zested and juiced 4 whole cloves 3 star anise 4 oranges, peeled, for garnish   Directions: Combine the cider, wine, honey, cinnamon sticks, zest, juice, cloves and star anise in a large saucepan, bring to a boil…


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Deck the Halls: Southdown is Decorated for the Holidays

As the holidays approach, Southdown, a beautiful old Bermuda home, is decorated in inviting earth tones and Bermuda’s own natural greenery for a warm effect that entices guests and family alike. Located on the Mid Ocean Golf Course, Southdown has…


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Chocolate Fruit Cake

Fruit cakes aren't perhaps the most sought after dessert but we promise, this chocolate fruit cake is delicious! So delicious in fact that your guests will be fighting for the very last forkful.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped…


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Pie Jinks

Never stand between a Bermudian and his Cassava Pie. If it isn’t on his Christmas table, either it isn’t Christmas or he isn’t really Bermudian. All you Trinis can keep your Pastels, you Guyanese your Pepper Pot (And your BG…


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Portuguese Holiday Recipes

John Amaral from the Portuguese Bakery shares the sweetest Christmas baking recipes in the Portuguese tradition, perfect for homegrown gift giving. The rich tradition of Portuguese baking is unsurpassed at Christmas. Delicious sugar-dusted cookies, cream-filled tarts and the very special…

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Dried Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

These shortbread cookies are fairly easy to make and when wrapped in cellophane and festive ribbon, make a great gift for family and friends.    Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup…