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Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker by John Spottiswood

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe. This recipe takes some short cuts and uses a rice cooker, but I still think the results are delicious. Try this under any caribbean grilled meat, fish or stew and you won't be disappointed!

5 votes
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Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade by John Spottiswood

These steaks are a treat and a great way to make an inexpensive cut of meat memorable. You can use bottom round (best), top round, or a thin cut sirloin for this dish. The steaks should be cut about a 1/2 thick. Mine were a little thicker, so I pounded them with a mallet to thin them. In Cuban restaurants, this recipe is called…

5 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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Arroz con Calamares

Arroz con Calamares by Sergio Hernandez

1 vote
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Cayman Style Fish

Cayman Style Fish by Parsley Sage

Traditional Caymanian style fried fish

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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Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi by Parsley Sage

I was puttering around the kitchen thinking about breakfast and the lovely mango eyeballing me from the counter when I decided the lassi recipe I picked up at the 2nd Annual Mango Festival was what my tummy was craving. It was delicious!

1 vote
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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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Jerk Pork Chops

Jerk Pork Chops by Parsley Sage

Cayman style jerk pork chops

1 vote
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Cremitas de Leche / Light Caramel Milk Cookies

Cremitas de Leche / Light Caramel Milk Cookies by Gloria Rodriguez

Originally from: http://www.mundorecetas.com/recetas-de-cocina/recetas-postt21091.html I did everything right, except, I took them out just a bit too soon. If it's still too gooey, do not lower the flame, get it so that you can see more of the pan when you stir (not just the edges) and that the texture is thick and sticky.

2 votes
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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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Creamy Curried Sweet Potato Soup

Creamy Curried Sweet Potato Soup by Vicki S Challancin

This delicious and easy recipe comes from The Essential New York Times Cookbook by Amanda Hesser. A good quality curry powder could be substituted for the individual spices.

1 vote
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Cuban Picadillo Taco with Refried Black Beans and Avocado Mash

Cuban Picadillo Taco with Refried Black Beans and Avocado Mash by Cuban Cuisine

What makes a taco Cuban? Try filling your tortilla shells with Cuban Picadillo, topped with refried black beans and mashed avocado....mmmm

1 vote
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Caribbean Colombo Roasted Pork

Caribbean Colombo Roasted Pork by Rosemarie

Like the islands themselves, this wonderful pork dish lingers a bit in the oven, giving you plenty of time to sit back, relax and listen to the sounds of steel drum music. Now would be the perfect time to whip up a batch of tropical drinks, close your eyes and imagine far away places.

1 vote
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