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CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style

CEVICHE! ~ Costa Rican Style by Amos Miller

My buddy, Ed, of Puerto Rican descent, spent his time in the Air Force in Central and South America. Ed's favorite dish: ceviche! He tells endless tales of trying ceviche, which is seafoods 'cooked' in nothing but citrus juice. Ed always said that the ceviche he would eat by the gallon, if he could get it, was that he had in Costa…

7 votes
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Dutch West Indies Chicken Kebabs - Boka Dushi

Dutch West Indies Chicken Kebabs - Boka Dushi by John Spottiswood

This dish offers an amazing collage of flavors blending Indonesian, Portuguese, Spanish and West African flavors. Personally, I prefer the marinade and dipping sauce on these kebabs to traditional Indonesian satay. The heavy sweetness of the Indonesian peanut sauce is replaced by a tangy, spicy and slightly sweet mixture of peanuts,…

3 votes
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Black Beans and Rice

Black Beans and Rice by John Spottiswood

A Cuban classic, this goes perfectly with all pork dishes, and also with poultry and fish.

3 votes
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Banana Glazed Butterflied Pork Tenderloin

Banana Glazed Butterflied Pork Tenderloin by Bob Vincent

This is a recipe adapted from Cheryl & Bill Jamison's book "Born To Grill." The original used pork chops but I had a tenderloin on hand that worked nicely. I added some ingredients in the form of rum, honey and garlic to the glaze. I used red onion instead of shallots as well. The dish is easy to make. Butterflying the pork…

3 votes
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Arroz con Calamares

Arroz con Calamares by Sergio Hernandez

1 vote
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Caribbean Citrus Pork Roast

Caribbean Citrus Pork Roast by Robyn Savoie

Take a vacation from the ordinary marinated pork loin. This exciting blend of island flavors makes an extraordinary roast. This recipe used a rolled roast, composed of 2 boneless loins tied together. If a single loin roast is used, the cooking time will be about 25 minutes per pound. Heavy, resealable, plastic…

1 vote
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Kid friendly Picadillo

Kid friendly Picadillo by Healthy Mamma

Picadillo is a classic Cuban dish of gound beef, onions, peppers and green olives. You can make it kid friendly and a little healthier by adding kid favored veggies and brown rice.

1 vote
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Coconut Blondies

Coconut Blondies by Parsley Sage

So there's a tropical wave disrupting my ever-flowing sun. 'Variable cloudiness and showers can be expected through tonight.' I got soaked sprinting to my spinning class. Aren't wet socks the worst? Despite the soggy socks, I'm actually happy to see the rain. My poor aloe vera plants have curled up, my hibiscus blossoms are droopy…

1 vote
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Papaya Pie

Papaya Pie by Parsley Sage

I've mentioned before that Clark Kent and I volunteer with Cayman Wildlife Rescue. Every few weeks, we drive out to Savannah to clean the cages, change out the toys, provide showering services and lavish with treats the six rescued Cayman Parrots that are currently in recovery. They love papayas! If they could eat it in pie, they…

1 vote
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Grouper Escovitch

Grouper Escovitch by Parsley Sage

Steamed grouper with escovitch veggies and scotch bonnet vinegar

1 vote
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No-Bake Mango Pie

No-Bake Mango Pie by RecipeKing

No-Bake Mango Pie is an easy recipe for a takeoff on the popular Cuban Mojito drink. It combines the flavors of lime and rum, using fresh squeezed lime juice and rum extract. A delicious, creamy pie with vibrant flavor. A possible Cinco De Mayo dessert option. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium,…

1 vote
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Caribbean Hors d'oeuvres

Caribbean Hors d'oeuvres by Bob Towlson

1 vote
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Cuban Style Curried Turkey

Cuban Style Curried Turkey by Denise Sherin

I got this from a Crockpot Cookbook, its low fat and easy to prepare. Serve over rice, couscous or noodles. Leftovers are good mixed with scrambled eggs and served in flour tortilla for a quick breakfast burrito.

1 vote
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Cayman Johnnycake

Cayman Johnnycake by Parsley Sage

An old staple recipe in Cayman is the johnnycake. Oh man, they're good. They're also mix-and-matchable. You can go savory or sweet by serving it with something like garlic butter or even honey. Johnnycakes are pretty easy to make too which sparks a big thumbs up from me. Thumbs up from Mrs. Herb Garden too who is currently…

1 vote
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Mojo Chicken Breast

Mojo Chicken Breast by Bob Vincent

This is a quick and tasty grilled chicken dish. The use of Cuban Mojo sauce perks up a boneless skinless chick breast. Use whatever spices you like to season the chicken before grilling. I chose a combination of Pasilla pepper, cumin, garlic pepper and salt. I served the chicken with a strawberry jicama salsa, baked plantains,…

1 vote
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