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yummy! here's how to make Jamaican coconut drops! Ezine # 52
October 31, 2011

Welcome to Publication #52!

Issue #52: October 2011


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Intro

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Hey!

A new PM is installed, and a new election is just over the horizon- more like 'around the corner' :-).

That's all big, important stuff, so I have something a little lighter (& sweeter) for you; the recipe for delectable Jamaican coconut drops! How about that? :-)

I have all those and more in this exciting edition...just stay with me for the next few minutes OK?

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


  1. Did you Know?

    Insightful and Intriguing Jamaican facts and trivia.

  2. The Latest From Jamaica!

    1. Holness Becomes Jamaica's Youngest Prime Minister
    2. General Election Looms

  3. The Latest on My-Island-Jamaica.com!

    1. How To Make Jamaican Cocount Drops
    2. Jamaican Christmas Music
    3. The Jamaican Bobsled Team Song

  4. Hot Upcoming Events In Jamaica!

    1. Restaurant Week 2011
    2. St. Elizabeth Homecoming Week - Nov. 21-27

  5. Features

    1. The Shelf Life of Jamaican Rum Cream

  6. Conclusion

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Did you Know?

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  • ...that "Rundown" ('Run dung') -a dish- usually a sauce made of coconut milk, fish and seasoning, has been given numerous names.

    The Dictionary of Jamaican English lists 36 jocular names including Dip and Fall Back, Assistant, Breadfruit remedy, Duck and Shake Back, Elbow Grease, Johnny Run Down, Dip and Shake off, Dipidens, Remedy, Round the Road Stew Down. (VisitJamaica.com)

Well, now you know!

Consider getting the entire collection of these Intriguing facts about Jamaica. You can get the convenient ebook version, or the popular hard copy version here.

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The Latest From Jamaica!

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  1. Holness Becomes Jamaica's Youngest Prime Minister

    "History was created on Sunday (October 23), when 39-year-old Andrew Michael Holness, was sworn in as Jamaica’s youngest Prime Minister at King's House." Get the full JIS Report here.


  2. General Election Looms

    The election fever is rising here! And many believe that elections will be called and held before year end! Read More on this in the Jamaica Observer Article by Claude Robinson.

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The Latest on My-Island-Jamaica.com

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  1. How To Make Jamaican Cocount Drops

    If you've never had it, try it! If you have, I need not say anymore. Here the recipe for the tasty Jamaican coconut drops! (Thanks Rose)


  2. Jamaican Christmas Music

    It's the season :-) Here are some of the most popular tracks!


  3. The Jamaican Bobsled Team Song

    Sing along nuh! Here's our Bobsled Song!

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    Hot Upcoming Events Jamaica!

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    1. Restaurant Week 2011

      A must-experience event, "The week long food event runs from Friday November 11 and goes all through to Saturday November 19, 2011. It provides a perfect opportunity for visitors and locals alike to experience “adventures in tastes" for less."... Visit their website for more.

    2. St. Elizabeth Homecoming Week - Nov. 21-27

      "The 9-day Homecoming Week Celebrations will highlight St. Elizabeth and promote the Cultural Heritage of the parish."... Visit the JTB's site for more.


      AND, lot's more are happening in (and about) Jamaica, please consider bookmarking current events in Jamaica page, and keep on top of the very latest news and events.

      From there you can get the very latest news as well as information on the latest events and activities.

      Also, I am inviting you to send your feedback to these news stories, article or commentary.

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      Features!

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      • The Shelf Life of Jamaican Rum Cream

        I've had quite a number of questions about this, seriously. So here is it, our answers to the question about the shelf life of J'can rum cream.


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      Conclusion

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      Thanks again my pal! I hope that this edition was insightful to you again.

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      Wellesley

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