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Seasonal Ingredient: Nasturtiums

These easy-to-grow, vibrant blooms make a wonderful addition to any mixed salad and may also be used as a colourful garnish on a variety of meals. Their slightly sweet and mildly spicy flavour is the perfect complement to many cooked dishes as well.   What to Look for: Small, yellow-orange flowers with small, round green leaves that have lighter-coloured veins. Where do they Grow? Nasturtiums can be found both in gardens and growing wild across Bermuda. They grow low to…


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10 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

Despite its many uses, plastic is an enemy to the environment and we as a collective body of human beings use far too much of it. If reducing plastic use was a resolution for you in 2021, you're not alone…


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What To Do With Your Dead Christmas Tree

Now that Christmas is 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 beloved tree: there are many ways to reuse it that will bring…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: King’s Point in Mangrove Bay

King’s Point is the home of (now deceased) Teddy Tucker, internationally known for his underwater venture, knowledge of the sea, and many successful treasure dives around the reefs of Bermuda, and his wife Edna, who is a gracious hostess and…


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Bermuda’s Favourite Haunts: Shelly Hall in Shelly Bay

Once an imposing old dwelling built in the 19th century, Shelly Hall is an old homestead site that today has been absorbed into new and gracious condominiums of elegant proportion. There was a moment in the recent past when a…

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Plentiful Pumpkins

The autumn abundance of pumpkins brings the colours and flavours of fall into the home. Bermudians eat so much pumpkin—literally, tons and tons of it—there should be a Facebook page called Bermudians Love Pumpkins. We eat it all year round.…