In Memory Of Karen Nicole Smith, 1972 - 2016

Black-eyed Peas Cook-up Rice.

Black-eyed Peas Cook-up Rice.

Like Pelau, cook-up rice is another iconic comforting one-pot dish to come out of the Caribbean. And YES, as you move up and down the chain of islands, you’ll find variations of this dish. Our…

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Next Level Cheese Paste (spread).

Next Level Cheese Paste (spread).

Growing up Caribbean, meant attending birthday parties for a friends and encountering this sandwich… guaranteed! Or maybe it’s just mommy packing your school lunch, visiting grandma and having these sandwiches while the “big Meal” simmered…

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Next Level Cheese Paste (spread).

Growing up Caribbean, meant attending birthday parties for a friends and encountering this sandwich… guaranteed! Or maybe it’s just mommy packing your school lunch, visiting grandma and having these sandwiches while the “big Meal” simmered…

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Stewed Cabbage With Salted Cod.

Stewed Cabbage With Salted Cod.

Here’s another one of those CLASSIC Caribbean recipes enjoyed across the region. A dish where you can let your creativity run crazy, by adding ingredients you like (vegetables) or to simply clear out ends of…

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Garden (vegetable) Fried Rice.

Garden (vegetable) Fried Rice.

With an abundance of vegetables in my garden (last summer), it was only natural that I made this incredible vegetable fried rice when I came across some leftover rice in the fridge. I’m a huge…

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Garden (vegetable) Fried Rice.

With an abundance of vegetables in my garden (last summer), it was only natural that I made this incredible vegetable fried rice when I came across some leftover rice in the fridge. I’m a huge…

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Fried Sardines As It’s Done In The Caribbean.

Fried Sardines As It’s Done In The Caribbean.

Back in 2010 I shared a similar recipe where I used Smelts, as it was the only fish I could source back then to satisfy a craving I had for a childhood fave… fry dry!…

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Fried Sardines As It’s Done In The Caribbean.

Back in 2010 I shared a similar recipe where I used Smelts, as it was the only fish I could source back then to satisfy a craving I had for a childhood fave… fry dry!…

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Incredible Rib Pelau.

Incredible Rib Pelau.

While I do make Stewed Ribs when baby-back goes on sale and have shared that recipe with you, this will be the first time I’m making/sharing a Pelau recipe with ribs as the cornerstone of…

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Incredible Rib Pelau.