Jamaican Jerk Sauce has to be the best food of the Caribbean islands. It is readily available at restaurants and roadside stands, used on a variety of meats, vegetables, and seafood. If you haven’t tried it, think of a Buffalo wing sauce with triple the flavor. Dark and rich, this sauce really packs a punch.
This tangy barbecue sauce goes together quickly and is great on burgers, chicken, pork, and even seafood. Less than 15 minutes to make with basic ingredients.
Grand Marnier liquor adds a punch of flavor and elegance to homemade cranberry sauce. Uses only 4 ingredients and couldn’t be easier to make.
Texas Caviar will bring Olé raves at your next party or sporting event. This Tex-Mex style of salsa includes beans and white corn, along with the other traditional salsa ingredients of tomatoes, onions, chiles, and cilantro. Here, the chosen beans are canned black-eyed peas, so you can easily put this together. Make it a couple of days in advance so the flavors can meld. Serve with tortilla chips, and you have a crowd-pleasing party appetizer with little effort.
BBQ spareribs are a big favorite of mine. They are expensive at restaurants and usually disappointing. The barbecue afficionado will argue that they must be smoked low and slow on a wood-burning grill, but time and weather do not always permit cooking them the tried and true way. My oven […]
Apricot salsa salmon is a real treat. The glaze is made with two simple ingredients: apricot jam and salsa verde (store-bought or homemade with the included recipe below). It may sound like an odd combination, but it works!