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A Recipe for Cilantro Watermelon Ceviche From San Juan

 Puerto Rico’s latest ceviche recipe By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Contributor As temperatures hit record highs all across the country, you’ll no doubt be looking for something light and refreshing to fill you up without weighing you down. Maria Germania Diaz, executive …

Nigel Spence: A Recipe for Crab Cakes, Jamaican Style

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor There was great excitement in Jamaica last week as President Barack Obama paid a visit to our island paradise. He was the first sitting US President in over 30 years to have made an official visit …

Chef Nigel Spence: How to Make an Iced Tea Sangria

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor I was saddened to hear of the passing of a very familiar and legendary actor, Leonard Nimoy – most popularly known as Lieutenant Spock on the equally popular series, Star Trek.  He can be quickly identified …

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 Above: Chef Nigel Spence By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor This New Year 2015, like many years past, offers a chance of renewed energy to fulfill failed resolutions, achieve newly set goals and to live your dreams. For years, my New Year’s …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Miami isn’t just CJ’s hometown. It’s also the gateway to the Caribbean, so we don’t have to go far for a little island flavor when we need it. Today’s cocktail recipe comes right from our …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Procrastinators rejoice! If you still haven’t decided on your Thanksgiving menu or even bought your bird, we’ve got this last-minute suggestion for you from San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Condado Plaza Hilton. It features turkey …

 With the Thanksgiving holiday on the horizon, our thoughts turn to winter and the procurement of a bird worthy of gracing our holiday table for the big feast. We begin scouting cookbooks and food magazines for new twists on traditional …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Come home from your vacation with a few extra pounds? We’ve all been there. Those pina coladas and double desserts will get you every time. So now you’ve returned to reality it’s time to cut …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor While we’ll never say no to a cramping-cold island brew, sometimes we’re in the mood for something more fruity, less filling. Enter Rockhouse’s rummy watermelon cocktail, the perfect accompaniment to afternoons spent swimming leisurely laps …

 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 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor To the long list of reasons why you should rent a Caribbean villa let’s add the most delicious rationale of all: customized dining options. Book a home away from home and mealtimes instantly go from …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As a kid I remember very well my brother teaching me to drive my grandfather’s old beat up blue stick shift Vauxhall Viva that was always parked in the driveway at home, while my grandfather was …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Contributor No other cocktail screams “Caribbean!” louder than rum punch, and in this edition of Rum Journal, Anguilla’s CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa offers a quick and easy recipe that’ll transport you to the tiny tony island’s …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ 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. The …

 THE LATEST Caribbean Cookbook comes to you from Haiti’s most famous chef, Ron Duprat, who sent in his recipe for crispy skin black cod. Duprat sent in the recipe on the occasion of the recent Taste of the Caribbean competition …

 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. …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ 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 male …

 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 …