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    Watermelon Mojito

    We added watermelon to the classic mojito recipe for an extra sweet (and pink!) spin on the classic Cuban cocktail. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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    Strawberry Mojito

    Strawberries, lime and mint play so well together in this summery cocktail. Try it with any berry you have in...


    Coconut Rice

    My first experience with coconut rice was in Belize, where it was served alongside black beans and chicken. The coconut


    Macaroni Pie

    The Barbados Food and Rum Festival is an opportunity for the island’s chefs and bartenders to show off their skills


    Cuban Sandwich (Cubano)

    If you want a hearty sandwich that won't overstuff you, then the Cubano is for you. Tangy pickles, tender pork,...

    Sweet Rum Punch

    Similar to planter's punch, this sweet rum punch also includes orange juice. Add a cherry or pineapple garnish for a...


    How to Make Macaroni Pie Like a Caribbean Chef

    Barbados-style macaroni pie blends hot sauce, ketchup, mustard, fresh herbs and three types of cheese for a side dish that...

    Planter’s Punch

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    If you like your Planter's Punch on the sweet side, add a splash of simple syrup to the shaker. A...


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    Rum Runner

    The rum runner is thought to have originated in Florida, using rum that was transported from the Bahamas during Prohibition....


    Sausage and Bean Skillet with Crispy Plantains

    1 review

    I love a quick weeknight dinner, especially when the whole family loves it. This dish has tasty Caribbean flavors, and...


    Instant Pot Puerto Rican Pernil

    Imagine this: You're sitting on the beach, sun shining, waves crashing and a mojito in your hand when the most...

    Jerk-Seasoned Air-Fryer Potatoes

    1 review

    As a spicy food lover, this is a simple way to enjoy the Jamaican jerk flavor profile in a meatless...


    Instant Pot Cuban Chicken

    5 reviews

    I just love the flavors of Cuban food. With lots of citrus, garlic, cilantro and spices, it is something I...



    Yuca Frita con Mojo

    Who doesn’t love something fried? That’s how I first got turned on to yuca, and now I cook it regularly....


    Air-Fryer Plantains

    Having grown up in Puerto Rico, I've had so much amazing Caribbean food, but tostones have always been a favorite...

    How to Make Pollo de Coco, Step by Step

    This step-by-step recipe for pollo de coco (aka coconut milk chicken) by Marisel Salazar will take your taste buds on...


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    14 Delicious Cuban Food Recipes That Are Simply Irresistible

    Learn how to make classic recipes for Cuban food (and some Cuban-inspired favorites, too)!


    13 Traditional Jamaican Foods, According to a Local

    Dream of visiting Jamaica? You can start those travels in the kitchen with traditional Jamaican foods like jerk chicken and...


    What Is Jerk Seasoning? How to Make the Authentic Recipe at Home

    What is jerk seasoning? It's a classic Jamaican spice blend that you can use to make chicken, pork—or your very...


    How to Make Jamaican Coco Bread

    If you enjoy a good dinner roll, then you'll love Jamaican coco bread.


    Jamaican Cabbage and Saltfish

    This Jamaican cabbage and saltfish recipe is a quick and healthy dish that feels like a slice of home. Perfect...


    The Best Jamaican Rum Brands

    When it comes to rum, these bottles are something special. Check out our picks for the best Jamaican rum brands...


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    30 Caribbean-Inspired Recipes for a Tropical Escape

    Bring the fare of everyone's favorite tropical hotspot into your own kitchen with these easy Caribbean recipes, including lunches, dinners...


    How to Make Jamaican Carrot Juice

    Fred Scille, the senior recruiting manager at Taste of Home, explains how to make his family's Jamaican carrot juice. This...

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    11 Jamaican Desserts and Sweet Treats Your Taste Buds Will Love

    Nothing sparks nostalgia like remembering the Jamaican desserts served at Sunday suppers! Here are some traditional desserts made by grandmothers...


    Air-Fryer Jamaican Beef Patties

    2 reviews

    My mom was born in Jamaica and lived there until she moved to the United States during her university years....


    Jerk-Seasoned Meat Loaves

    1 review

    I wanted meat loaf but also something unique, so I decided to spice up my usual recipe by using Jamaican...


    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...


    Coconut Chicken Tenders with Creamy Caribbean Salsa

    1 review

    This coconut chicken tenders recipe is such a fun change of pace. The salsa's tropical flavor makes the dish fresh...


    Portobello Ropa Vieja

    I created this version of a Mexican favorite for my family using meaty portobello mushrooms to mimic meat. Serve with...