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Easter Bun Recipe

A traditional Caribbean delicacy, raisin buns, similar to hot cross buns, is essential to any Easter Sunday meal. They are often eaten with cheese. If you like Raisin Bread, you will love these Raisin Buns. Ingredients 2 cups brown sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 3 tablespoons active dry yeast 1 1/2 cups warm water (115 … Continued

Lime Out Has Arrived!

Lime Out opened March 12, 2019! After many months of hard work “Lime Inn” has opened “Lime Out”.  It is located on East end of St John.  The floating business will be open Tuesday thru Sunday 11:30 am to 5 pm – Cell 340-643-5333.  Head out by boat, sail or paddle for a great lunch, … Continued

World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St Patrick’s Day celebrated island-style boasts a very short annual parade through Cruz Bay and a block party draped in green. The parade starts at noon on Saturday March 16th. It takes off from the tennis courts in town and winds through the streets of Cruz Bay. We’re guessing 200 yards. What it lacks in … Continued

Rock the Roti

Travelers around the Caribbean will recognize “roti” from local menus. A roti (pronounced ro-tee) is a West Indian flat bread. Put something delectable inside said roti, and bwam! Best lunch ever. It all starts with the unleavened bread (i.e., roti with a small “r”). Fill it to make a Roti! roti bread 2 ½ cups … Continued

The Painkiller

The Painkiller, that classic rum drink of the Caribbean that rose to famenearly 50 years ago at the famous Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke. The popular tropical drink is a bucket list for many who arrive at White Bay and make the swim to shore. Without a boat dock, most folks obviously arrive … Continued

Boogie On, Painkiller

The Painkiller, that classic rum drink of the Caribbean that rose to fame nearly 50 years ago at the famous Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke. The popular tropical drink is a bucket list for many who arrive at White Bay and make the swim to shore. Without a boat dock, most folks obviously … Continued

Johnny Cakes

Fried, Caribbean goodness, better known as Johnny Cakes, are a local favorite. Enjoy yours with butter, honey, or jam. We’ve tried a few different recipes, and this one from Moria at Food52 really takes the cake. 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 2-4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 tablespoons room temperature … Continued

Island-Style Turkey

Cooking a turkey on St. John is a true island experience. And no baking oven or deep fryer will do. An interesting tradition among those who cook their own birds for the holiday includes smoking the turkey with a termite’s nest. Sounds gross, but some of the most squeamish among us declare this method produces the … Continued

Tour St. John October 2018

Tour St. John and take in the sights and sounds of our beloved virgin island. The island is green and the water a glorious Caribbean blue. St John is one of the few places in the world where everywhere you turn is a picture-perfect view. Arrive by ferry to Cruz Bay and you will find … Continued

What’s Open in Coral Bay

Coral Bay is open for business! The Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC)* is keeping tabs on Coral Bay businesses, check-out all the local businesses in Coral Bay, St. John that are open and ready to welcome island visitors. Their current list includes where to eat, where to shop, what to do, and where to stay … Continued

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