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Kid-Friendly Recipes from Grace Kitchens

Staying home or working remotely allows some of us a little extra time on our hands. But with the kids home that may not be the case. So, whether you're using that extra time to prepare a quick meal for the family or to quarantine and chill, Grace Foods, in partnership with Chef Shea... Read More

Make Cooking at Home a Breeze
Being cooped up is no fun, but we are all in this together as we endure this current global crisis. The upside is family time and the opportunity for quality home cooking every day. But, with having to cook up to three meals a day, there's no way you'll want to spend all day in the...... Read More

Dine-in, Uncork and Chill!
And just like that, life as we knew it changed! The worldwide movement of social distancing has given rise to the number one entertainment hot spot called home. Home entertainment is the new thing. This week, I saw a number of Whatsapp and IG parties (online party sessions amongst our...... Read More

Take Out or Dine Out?
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the closure of schools, offices, bars, churches; anywhere there is a mass gathering. However, food service establishments will have to remain open, because, well, we need to eat! The good news is researchers have indicated that there is no evidence...... Read More

Boost Your Immune System

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Kerry Coote, principal of Living Food & Juices, certified raw dessert chef, raw chocolatier, plant-based chef and certified plant-based teacher, is eager to share with Thursday Food readers suggestions for a healthy immune system. Her timing, in the... Read More

Jacana's Farm to Table

Thursday, March, 19 2020    

Jacana, a pioneering global medical cannabis company that harnesses the power of nature to transform lives, hosted an exclusive Farm-to-Table Experience last week Thursday, at Mount Plenty Organic Farm, St Ann. Those in attendance enjoyed a tour of the property and were given an... Read More

Salt Fish Gets A Make-Over

Thursday, March, 19 2020    

Using salt to preserve meat and fish can be traced back to early nomadic tribes. Whether it's called salt fish, morue (France), saltfiskur (Iceland), bacalhau (Portugal), or baccala (Italy), salt cod is enjoyed by the people of nearly every country that comes into contact with the... Read More

Providing and Supplying Safe Food Through The COVID-19 Epidemic

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, March, 19 2020    

It is understood that food establishments — whether restaurant, supermarkets, processing facilities — will need to remain open during this outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

Riesling Reasonings

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, March, 19 2020    

H ello, my dear Bar None readers, I hope you are all doing well and are safe. Read More

Eating In With Grace

Thursday, March, 19 2020    

No school in session? Working remotely? No worries! Over the next few weeks Grace Kitchens in partnership with their Executive Chef Shea Stewart, will be sharing some fun, easy and, of course, nutritional recipes using some of your classic Grace favourites in a new, exciting way. With little... Read More

Jamaica Night at S Hotel

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

Like Kingston, the Second City is dotted with exquisite dining options that appeal to both locals and visitors. Every Friday, the S Hotel on Montego Bay's Hip Strip has a Jamaican buffet that's so good you'll want to make it a regular part of dining out. Read More

In Praise of a Great Sandwich

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

But first, a little history...  Read More

No Alcohol For Me…It's Lent!

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, March, 12 2020    

It is customary during this Lenten season to abstain from some of our most pleasurable pastimes. While most people abstain for religious reasons, others find it a fashionable and on-trend activity to follow. People may abstain from rice, pork, smoking, and, dare I say, alcohol. (By the... Read More

The Meat of the Matter

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

Earlier this month at the Annual Meat Conference in Nashville, TN, the 15th annual “Power of Meat” study was released. Along with consumption trends, sales growth, and consumer preferences, the study showed that demand for meat is accelerating. Read More

Lenten Delights from the S Hotel Kitchen

Thursday, March, 12 2020    

In January 2019 Thursday Food was invited to a menu preview at the then-yet-to-be-opened S Hotel in Montego Bay. We recounted the experience in “S Hotel Delights” and shared our high expectations for chef Anthony Matthews, who is at the... Read More


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