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      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 around.

      12 Traditional Jamaican Recipes, According to a Local

      Dream of visiting Jamaica? You can start those travels in the kitchen, with Jamaican recipes for jerk chicken and rum...


      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...


      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

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


      Jerk-Seasoned Meat Loaves

      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...


      Passion Fruit Mojito

      The classic mojito cocktail only gets better with the lemony, sweet-tart flavor of fresh passion fruit. You can strain out...

      Jamaican Beef Patties

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


      Air-Fryer Jamaican Jerk Pork Chops

      These sweet, spicy air fryer pork chops can be thrown together in minutes, but they definitely don't taste like it....


      Cuban Sandwich Burgers

      2 reviews

      My mom would make these Cuban burgers when we would visit her in Florida. They are a take on the...


      Slow-Cooker Beef Barbacoa

      3 reviews

      I love this beef barbacoa because the meat is fall-apart tender and the sauce is smoky, slightly spicy and so...


      Jamaican Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Creme

      1 review

      I made these for an office party cookie contest—and not a crumb was left on the platter! Sweet potatoes are...

      Coconut Mango Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

      1 review

      All of the fun flavors of Puerto Rico come together in a dessert that's both exotic and familiar. Topped with...


      Jamaican Jerk Pork Chops

      1 review

      These sweet, spicy chops can be thrown together in minutes, but definitely don't taste like it. Serve it with a...


      Easy Caribbean Chicken

      4 reviews

      This is a very simple recipe that uses easy-to-find ingredients. Serve with some steamed vegetables for a complete meal. Use...


      Deep-Fried Cookies

      1 review

      My kids love this delicious, indulgent treat. I like to give the batter a kick by adding a pinch of...


      Cuban-Style Pork Chops

      4 reviews

      These are like Cuban sandwiches without the bread, so they’re a bit more elegant. Let your family customize the chops...


      Sofrito

      Sofrito is a base frequently used in many Puerto Rican recipes to add bold flavor. Its texture and appearance is...


      White Chocolate Coconut Flan

      Traditional flan gets all dressed up when you add white and semisweet chocolate, plus a sprinkling of toasted coconut. It’s...


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      Banana Squares

      12 reviews

      When we were first married, my husband was in the Navy. Stationed in Puerto Rico, we had banana trees growing...

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      Jamaican Barbecue Sauce

      1 review

      "Since visiting Jamaica, I've become a big fan of jerk chicken and fish," writes Lee Ann Odell from Boulder, Colorado.


      Cuban Black Bean Soup

      4 reviews

      Using a blender, this soup becomes a smooth, nutritious heart-warmer just right for those cool nights. If the soup is...


      Cuban Ropa Vieja

      1 review

      I love having this as a go-to recipe for a weeknight meal. Its great authentic Cuban taste puts it at...


      Cuban-Style Pork Sandwiches

      8 reviews

      Loaded with tangy flavor, this is a lighter version of a favorite restaurant-style sandwich. If you don’t have a panini...


      Pressure-Cooker Cuban Pulled Pork Sandwiches

      3 reviews

      I lived in Florida for a while and loved the pork served there, so I went about making it for...


      Jamaica-Me-Crazy Chicken Tropicale

      4 reviews

      “I taste the sauce about 30 minutes before the chicken is done and adjust the seasonings to taste. You can...