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Bermuda Edibles

Illustrations by Christine Watlington When the loquats come out in February, so do the old jam and preserving jars. Even though Bermuda’s typical lifestyle is now more suburban than rural, many of us still make loquat jam or chutney, not to mention loquat liqueur. And when the Surinam cherries are ready for picking, they too are transformed into jellies, while Bermuda’s oranges and lemons are excellent for marmalade. Other less obvious fruits, plants and grasses growing in Bermuda are also edible in one form or another. Indee...

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Wildlife 101: Whistling Frogs with Dr. Jamie Bacon

We're continuing our Wildlife 101 series with a look at the whistling frog. We spoke with Dr. Jamie Bacon of the Bermuda Zoological Society to find out what it is that makes the whistling frog so unique.   What is the Latin name for a...

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Spring Inspirations

Get inspired to welcome spring into your home with seasonal touches for your decor and entertaining. From Mother's Day breakfast to table settings, fresh vegetables and floral springtime cupcakes, look no further for all of your spring inspriati...

Holidays

Home for the Holidays: Baked Brie with Brown Sugar and Pecans

Ingredients: 9 Ounce wheel of brie 1/2 Cup of pecans, chopped 3 Tbsp of light brown sugar 3 Tbsp of maple syrup       Directions Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place cheese on baking sheet and bake for 15 to 20 minu...

Holidays

Home for the Holidays: Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta and Parmesan

Ingredients: 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, large, trimmed and cut in half 1 Tbsp grapeseed oil 1/4 lb. of pancetta, cut into small cubes Parmesan Salt and pepper to taste   Step 1: Bring 4 quarts of water to a rolling boil. Add ...

Holidays

Home for the Holidays: Mulled Wine

This week we're brewing up a homemade mulled wine, using aromatic spices and fresh orange juice. Here's what you'll need to make about 8 cups of mulled wine: 1 bottle of bodeaux red wine 4 cups of apple cider 1 orange juice and zest 1/4...