Caribbean Cookbook: A Recipe for Braised Oxtail from Jamaica

The latest edition of Caribbean Cookbook heads to the famous Half Moon resort in Jamaica, where Chef Omar Sybblis of the Pepperpot Restaurant has offered up his special recipe for braised oxtail, Jamaican style. Here’s how to make it: Ingredients […]


Caribbean Plate: A Recipe For Coconut Chips From Jamaica

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Need a nibble to go with that rum punch? Do what the folks at Ocho Rios’ Jamaica Inn do during their nightly cocktail hour and whip up a bunch of these crispy coconut chips. […]


National Rum Day: 7 Rum Recipes to Try

Aug. 16 is National Rum Day in the US, a holiday we continue to believe should be made an international holiday. Whether you’re in the US or not, make Saturday your own Rum Day with one of these rum cocktail […]


VIDEO: How to Make The Caribbean's Easiest Rum Punch Recipe

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor I spent a week in Nevis recently, a magical trip that revolved around two resorts and imbibing at least that many tumblers of rum punch a day. After all, every hotel seemed to have […]

Recipe For a Caribbean Summer

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor SUMMER IS officially here folks!  It’s time to clean up that grill and get your barbecue on…

Many of you may think that grilling is a simple matter of lighting some charcoal and searing your choice […]

Rum Journal: The Recipe For a "Naked" Rum Punch

No, no — it’s not what you think! Our latest Rum Journal recipe comes from our friends at Naked Turtle Rum, a terrific white rum that is doing its part to help protect the critically endangered sea turtles of the Caribbean. […]

A Caribbean Father's Day Recipe

By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor Did you know the Fathers’ Day was founded in Spokane, Washington at the YMCA in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd? Her idea was to create a similar celebration to complement Mother’s Day, honoring fatherhood and […]

Rum Journal: A Recipe For "Bahamian Summer Night Heat"

Above: Twilight on Paradise Island in the Bahamas (CJ Photo) THE LATEST edition of Rum Journal heads to the Bahamas, home to mixology expert and Chef Charon McKenzie. The Chef, who will be representing the Bahamas this year at the […]


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