Grandpa & Rum

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

My grandfather, Carlton Beckford, loved rum! He believed that if you could handle your liquor, ie not pass out in the streets, then you would be less likely to find yourself in compromising positions. For that reason, he introduced his granddaughters to rum at an early age. Today we... Read More

SO 2

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

Aye Aye, Tami! Read More

SO Gardening August 25

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

Dear Orchid Doc: Read More

A Caribbean Esscential

Sunday, August, 25 2019    

SO. .. here's the back story. I was gifted a beautifully packaged gift by my Beloved, who resides in Trinidad. The one trait (not sure if there are any others worthy of mention) she got from her mother is a passion for shower gels, lotions, sprays and... Read More

Rum: A National Treasure

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

After witnessing the massive turnout at the Jamaica Rum Festival in February, Saturday Social has accepted that Jamaica is indeed rum country. It's therefore no surprise that rum lovers couldn't get enough of last weekend's #NationalRumDayJa festivities. We're still... Read More

Miss Rita's Hair Essentials

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

When commercialised concoctions took its toll on her natural hair, Kellesah Thomas, on the recommendation of her mother, went back to basics with her late grandmother's hair serum. And just like that, Miss Rita's Hair Essentials was born! Read More

The Luminous Glow

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

Makeup by King Michi has been in operation for three years. Its principal make-up artist Jody-Ann Morgan, however, has a total of nine years' experience. Her fortune changed in 2010, the result of a telephone call advising her that she had won a make-up competition to... Read More

Worthy Park Estate Single Reserve — 349 Years in the Making.

Friday, August, 23 2019    

For the past 349 years Worthy Park Estate has held its own as both a sugar producer and rum manufacturer. When Worthy Park was patented in 1670, the population of Jamaica had grown to 13,700. Fifteen years prior there were just 2,500 people on the island. Remember, folks, sugar was the... Read More

Back-to-School with Butcher Block

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

And, just like that, summer is over and it's back to juggling school drop-offs and pick-ups, ensuring homework gets completed after extracurricular activities, and deciding what to pack the kids for lunch. Yes, it's easy to hand them lunch money; however, for picky eaters, student... Read More

Sensi Cooks With Cannabis

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Though it's a herb, cooking with cannabis takes more than just drying, grinding and sprinkling. This lesson was taught to Thursday Food at the launch dinner for The Rock's newest medicinal cannabis house — Sensi. Sensi Medical Cannabis House is under the umbrella of Marigold... Read More

All-Inclusive Food Safety Tips

MARSHALEE VALENTINE | Thursday, August, 22 2019    

All-inclusive hotels are always a good option if you intend to take a few days off to relax, without having to worry about leaving property for food or entertainment; especially if you just want to spend time with your family. But imagine booking an all-inclusive for three days and on... Read More

Summer Bar Call: The Patio @ The Market Place

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Our Summer Bar Call journey continues this week with a stop at The Patio located inside the Market Place, Kingston. The Patio could be classified as a 'bar hub' or 'island bar' as it is nestled in the middle of all the restaurants located at the Market Place. Its centralised location is... Read More

Half Way Tree Trading Company Debuts New Sauce Line For Export

Thursday, August, 22 2019    

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has successfully concluded its advisory role in a programme executed jointly with the European Union (EU) to create opportunities for Jamaican producers and increase marketability for exports. Read More

'So You Think You Can Cook' Challenge

Foodie News... | Thursday, August, 22 2019    

Twenty-three-year-old Crystal Smith emerged winner of Nestl Jamaica's inaugural “So You Think You Can Cook” culinary challenge, out of a pool of 18 budding young chefs. Rounding out the top three were Amiri Dawkins and Sharmarley Cooper at... Read More

To Prof With Love

Wednesday, August, 21 2019    

Sybil Waller Friday, last, hosted a celebratory dinner in honour of her son Professor Lloyd Waller's promotion to Professor of Digital Transformation Policy and Governance, The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus. Read More


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