Author Archive: alice

Lemon Martini

A lemon martini is an adult treat for a hot summer afternoon. Most well-stocked liquor stores in Fernandina Beach, such as our local 5 Points carry lemon flavored vodka and liqueurs, so they should be easy to find. For an…
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Bean and ‘Bello Burger

Portobello mushrooms are an excellent meat substitute and are available year-round. They are low in calories and provide protein, fiber and very little fat. They are also a great source of Niacin and a good source of potassium. Black beans…
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A Tasty Twist on Mojitos

Mojitos have been all the rage in recent years for cocktail hour and here is a tasty twist if you‚Äôve grown weary of a standard mojito. The timing to make this refreshing recipe is perfect as watermelons are appearing in…
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Vinegar Pie

A pie with vinegar? This old favorite may not sound appealing but many have been pleasantly surprised. ¬† The crust recipe is especially light and fluffy and definitely worth the extra work.¬† The idea is to make it, serve and…
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Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

This refreshing drink gets most of its flavor from Pimm’s No. 1, a gin-based aperitif with fruit juices and spices. Cucumber spears make a crunchy garnish.

Important Phone Numbers

¬† IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS (A-Z) DIAL 911 Emergency 911 Airport (Fernandina) (904) 261-7890 AT&T Broadband-Cable-Phone Service (800) 586-1212 Auto Tags (904) 261-5566 Baptist Medical Center – Nassau (904) 321-3500 BellSouth (800) 853-2909 BFI-Garbage Collection (904) 261-7186 Car Tags (904) 261-5566…
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Bikini

According to the official version, the modern bikini was invented by French engineer Louis R√©ard and fashion designer Jacques Heim in Paris in 1946 and introduced on July 5 at a fashion show at Piscine Molitor in Paris. It was…
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Fish wrapped in Banana leaves with Chile Rajas and Crema

Banana leaf¬†is the leaf of the¬†Banana plant. It is used as a decorative element for auspicious ceremonies in¬†Hindu¬†and¬†Buddhist¬†cultures. It is also used as a¬†plate to serve food in countries like¬†India. Banana leaves though commonly thrown away contain large amounts of¬†polyphenols,…
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