The first rumblings of spring have reached the Central Atlantic. The green tips of daffodils and jonquils are pushing through the still firm soil,
Winter is making its presence chillingly known, and when the bitter winds and icy storms appear, so do the runny noses and sore throats.
I was intimidated by plantains. Having eaten them in Latin American restaurants, I knew they were good when served with roast chicken, rice and