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News clipping: New York Times on pepper sauce

November 14, 2011


I recommend this delightful article from the New York Times about pepper sauce in the Caribbean. I don’t have what it takes to consume as much heat as Mr Gross does, but I can attest that he has faithfully captured the ambiance and mystery surrounding this ubiquitous condiment. Happy reading. Advertisements

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Eating on Vacation

November 11, 2011


My friend Sara recently came to visit. One risk of entertaining a writer, especially a writer who produces several blog posts and columns each week, is that you will wind up in print. Well, the inevitable happened, and Sara’s column about the meals she ate on her Virgin Islands vacation appeared on the Daily Gazette […]

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Island cooking at home: an adventure with St. Croix’s newest cookbook

September 26, 2011



September is a good time to cook at home. Many restaurants in the Virgin Islands cut back hours or close altogether. The doldrums of the tourist season and the height of the hurricane threat are a good time to for many in the industry to take a much-needed break. But we still have to eat, […]

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Farm Fresh on St. Croix

September 8, 2011


VISFI bananas

Something else I love about St. Croix: local and sustainable farming is alive and well. Farming on St Croix comes in a wide range of shapes and sizes: from backyard gardeners to greenhouse hydroponics. My favourite place to meet farmers and buy local produce on the island is at the weekly Saturday morning market at […]

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