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Connies Stewed Chicken

Connie’s Stewed Chicken

Notes: Stewed chicken is common throughout the Caribbean with each locale having its own variation. This recipe was whipped up by Connie one day for some guests who could not eat curry. Connie learned this recipe from her mother when she was a little girl in Guyana so the recipe was prepared from memory. As Read More

Lemony Chickpea Salad

Lemony Chickpea Salad

Notes: This salad can be a perfect side to some dishes (such as grilled lemon garlic chicken) or provided as a main since the chickpeas are a good source of protein. Whether you are a vegetarian or not, I find this salad to be very filling and satisfying. 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley,chopped 1 Tablespoon fresh Read More

Ginger Rum Baby Back Ribs

Sweet N’ Hot Ginger Rum Baby Back Ribs

Notes: The rub and BBQ sauce used here comes from a variation of two recipes that I combined to create a BBQ sauce with a Caribbean twist. It makes for a unique flavour that is both good to eat and a good conversation piece. Eat up and enjoy! The Dry Rub… 2 Tablespoons ground ginger Read More

Jerk Beefburger with Pineapple Salsa

Jerk Beefburger with Pineapple Salsa and Chips

Notes: Adam found the original recipe for Jerk Beefburger on I have not previously considered using jerk with beef, but Adam selected it and it looked like a good idea. I changed the recipe by removing the carrots and used my dry jerk seasoning instead of the one provided in the original recipe. I Read More

Jerk Pizza

Rockin Jerk Chicken Pizza!

Notes: Adam was hounding me to come up with a recipe using the leftover jerk chicken and marinade from our cooking classes. This is what I came up with. Adam and the kids love it! You can find my original jerk chicken (or maybe tofu!) recipe here. 2 Cups jerk chicken, shredded 1 Red bell Read More

Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken (or Tofu!)

Notes: I love jerk foods and use this recipe in all my jerk cooking classes. There are different marinades you can use, but I prefer the wet marinade because it is versatile and works best with tofu if any of my guests want a vegetarian option. This recipe serves four to five people, depending on Read More

Honey Jerk Wings

Jerked Wings with Honey Rum Glaze

Notes: I love jerk cooking so I am using jerk seasoning to lend a flavor to the wings. If you want the wings to be hotter, increase the jerk seasoning to 1 cup. The longer the wings marinade, the hotter they will become. Jerk seasoning comes from Jamaica and its origins date all the way Read More

Sticky Salmon with Mango Slaw

Sticky Jerk Salmon with Mango Slaw

Notes: My husband Adam found this recipe on the web site. I changed a few things when I made the recipe myself, but I leave it here in its original form to honor whomever the chef was who made it first. 🙂 2 Heaped tbsp Jamaican Jerk Paste 2 Tbsp clear honey 4 Salmon Read More

Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Note: This is one recipe that is pretty healthy for you so you can feel good when you eat it. The Spicy Shrimp: 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1½ Pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ Teaspoon garlic salt ½ Teaspoon chili powder ¼ Teaspoon black pepper Pinch of cayenne (more to taste, for more kick!) Read More

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Notes: I’ve been roasting my cauliflower for years usually with some garlic, salt and olive oil. So when I saw this salad recipe I couldn’t resist. It enhances the wonderful flavour of roasted cauliflower with sweet roasted red onions, garlic, chickpeas, and a wild range of spices. Add the tangy lemon tahini dressing and you Read More