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Tourism Department Embraces Holiday Spirit, Invites Public to Community Events

The V.I. Department of Tourism (DOT) is spreading holiday cheer and welcomes the public to participate in community events throughout…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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The Bookworm: 'A Boy Called Christmas'

If your child is in need of something to get into the holiday mood, then here’s a great early-Christmas gift. “A Boy Called Christmas” is a book they’ll never leave.

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2016-12-07 21:09:19
DutchTeam Wins Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Olympic match racing star Renée Groeneveld and her Dutch team won the Carlos Aguilar Match Race in the waters off St. Thomas, their first-ever Women's International Match Racing Series event. 

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2016-12-07 13:00:02
Lieutenant Governor Visits Stateside Prisons Housing V.I. Inmates

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter and Bureau of Corrections Director Rick Mullgrav last week visited the Saguaro Correctional Facility in Arizona, which houses 63 inmates from the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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2016-12-06 21:21:17
Lifestyles - Food and Wine — St. Croix
SOME SAY PICADILLO IS THE CARIBBEAN'S CHILI

A little of this, a little of that, chopped, cooked and used as layering or stuffing -- or served on its own with rice. There you've got this Recipe of the Week, for picadillo.

Read entire articleSep 23 2001 - 10:22pm
A KEY LIME DESSERT THAT ISN'T PIE

If you're lucky to have a lime tree in your yard, then this Recipe of the Week is for you. It's an inventive way to use the tart little fruit -- to make Key Lime Cake.

Read entire articleSep 16 2001 - 7:16pm
HERE'S A NUTTY BUT DELICIOUS BEVERAGE

Thick, rich and delicious, peanut punch can be prepared -- and enjoyed -- in a variety of ways. You'll find one in the Recipe of the Week (along with suggestions for others).

Read entire articleSep 9 2001 - 5:32pm
BANANA BREAD FOR THE HEALTH-CONSCIOUS

Don't throw away those ripe bananas that are starting to turn black and mushy. Use them to make banana bread. And if you're about to say "that's too rich for my tastes," have a look at this health-conscious Recipe of the week.

Read entire articleSep 2 2001 - 4:32pm
HERBS, SPICES MAKE JERK CHICKEN A TASTE TREAT

Marry the low-fat healthfulness of chicken breast with the zesty jerk seasonings called for in this Recipe of the Week, add some fresh greens, and you've got a quick lunch or dinner that is both nutritious and delicious.

Read entire articleAug 26 2001 - 9:53pm
PAIR UP RICE AND PUMPKIN IN A SINGLE DISH

Rice usually sides up to beans in the Virgin Islands, but this good-for-you grain also pairs perfectly -- and beautifully -- with West Indian pumpkin. The Source Recipe of the Week tells how to make the dish.

Read entire articleAug 19 2001 - 11:28pm
ONE WAY TO MAKE CHAYOTE TASTY: STUFF IT

Beneath the furrowed, pale-green skin of the chayote squash, also called christophene, is a bland-tasting flesh that combines appetizingly with more pungent-flavored ingredients -- such as those in this Recipe of the Week.

Read entire articleAug 13 2001 - 2:18am
HERE'S A PICNIC-PERFECT DISH: BONIATO SALAD

Potato salad is a favorite picnic food. This Recipe of the Week gives this all-American dish a tropical twist by making it with boniato instead of potatoes.

Read entire articleAug 5 2001 - 8:15pm
MAKE JOHNNYCAKES GOOD FOR YOU, TOO

Those who want to enjoy old-time favorite foods but worry about contemporary health concerns can have their johnnycake and eat it, too, thanks to some simple substitutions such as those in this Recipe of the Week for baked, whole-wheat treats.

Read entire articleJul 28 2001 - 11:31pm
TV NETWORK AIRING VIRGIN ISLANDS 'FOOD FINDS'

Three local food purveyors are getting national exposure this week and will again in mid-August as the Food Network, also known as Food TV, focuses on the Virgin Islands in its "Food Finds" feature.

Read entire articleJul 23 2001 - 10:16pm