Caribbean Recipes

My authentic Caribbean meatloaf, very tasty!


I've traveled to the Caribbean frequently over the years and fell in love with jerk ...

Citrus Grilled Ahi Tuna

Delicious. You can sear these on stove top if you didn;t want to grill

A colorful chicken pizza with strips of bell peppers and topped with cheese


This original delicious pie has the tastes and colors of the islands!

A gorgeous and delicious upside down cake


With a few added ingredients, this dessert is definitely tastier than the traditional ones.

So yummy

Soup Essentials: Versatile Chowder Base

Seafood chowder is not just about the seafood; it is about that great base of ...

Carribean Style Red Beans & Rice

Fun Fact: Over 75 per cent Of The Caribbean Population Lives On Just Two Islands! ...

This Jamaican Jerk Chicken is a spicy yet abundantly flavorful recipe made with an easy marinade that is prepared in a food processor in about ten minutes.  The post includes instructions for grilling or baking.

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

This Jamaican Jerk Chicken recipe brings the flavors of garlic, spicy peppers, ginger, allspice, nutmeg ...

A spice blend in a jar with a wooden spoon in front.

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

This is a perfect spice blend for grilled food such as poultry, pork, seafood, etc.; ...

A bowl filled with sauce next to a brush with chicken breast, rice and green beans on a plate in the background.

Caribbean BBQ Sauce

Fruity, spicy and absolutely delicious, this sauce complements a variety of different proteins.

A cocktail on ice in a snifter glass with coffee beans surrounding it.

Homemade Tia Maria

Very easy to make, this delicious coffee liqueur is a great one to have around.

The perfect blend of sugar and spice in these Soft Batch Molasses Cookies.

Soft Batch Molasses Cookies

Molasses cookies are one of my all time favorites. I like them soft with plenty ...

Caribbean Coleslaw

Try this spicy/sweet coleslaw at your next bbq. Feel free to add some shredded ...

Make Your Own Jerk Seasoning

Put a little spice in your meal with this jerk seasoning. Seasoning may be ...

A couple glasses filled with juice.

Caribbean Smoothie

Refreshing, filling, easy to prepare, and packed with vitamins & nutrients, this is a great ...


The Bushwacker was first created in 1975 at a pub in St. Thomas (Virgin Islands). ...

A couple bowls of fruit salad with a plate of cookies in the background.

Fruit Salad

Colorful, tasty and refreshing, this is absolutely delicious! This is definitely the perfect dessert for ...

Non-alcoholic Pina Colada

This is a very easy, refreshing non alcoholic version of pina colada. You might use ...

Barbacoa Not Quite Chili with Dumplings

Barbacoa Not Quite Chili with Dumplings

During the Corona isolation, I went to make chili and found that I just didn't ...

Black Bean and Rice Bowl with Mango Salsa

Rice infused with the flavor of lemongrass and lime is served with smoky black beans ...

Caribbean Chicken on a platter.

Caribbean Chicken

Sweet and fruity with just the right "zing"! Another one of John’s "spur of ...

Grilled Jerk Chicken With Mango Salsa on a plate with rice and beans.

Grilled Jerk Chicken With Mango Salsa

My husband and I had jerk chicken for the first time at a little restaurant ...