A forecast for Nevis? Sunshine
Cresentia O’Flaherty was not a name I’d heard before, nor one I’ve come across since, but it was presented to me proudly by our taxi driver as he drove us from Nevis’s tiny airport to our hotel, the Montpelier Plantation Inn. I had invited him to list his island’s most famous inhabitants. Heaven knows we needed a distraction, because it was raining cats and dogs, or more accurately goats.
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Books for cooks: Give the gift of good eats
Got an uncle who insists on hunting wild mushrooms or butchering his own steak? There’s a cookbook for that. What about a working mom hoping to please picky palates during the daily dinner deadline? We’ve got her covered, too. From DIY fanatics to busy families, even science geeks, this year’s crop of cookbooks offers something for everyone. Here are a few standouts to jump-start your gift-giving:
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