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Jamaican Run Down Tofu

Jamaican run down is a classic Jamaican dish, one you’ll find in just about any Jamaican restaurant or cookbook. I love the creamy mouthfeel, delicate flavors of this tofu run down that I developed. This …

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Jamaican Red Pea Stew

Ingredients 1 pound dried red peas (kidney beans) About 2 cups water 2 carrots, cut in half-coins 1 chocho (chayote), peeled, pitted, and chopped 1 red potato, peeled and diced 1 habanero pepper, diced 3 …

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Jamaican Ginger Beer

Jamaican ginger beer is traditionally served at outdoor gatherings. This is great for a summer party or cookout. I’ve provided quantities for making a single gallon, and also for a big ol’ 5-gallon batch for …

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Jamaican Mango Chutney

Spicy and sweet, this bright-tasting relish makes a perfect counterpart to absolutely any grilled dish. It’s also wonderful with roast ham or scrambled eggs, and over green salad.

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Jamaican Jerk Pork and Pineapple Skewers

The Taino way of charqui – smoking strips of meat over a lattice of green allspice wood, covered with leaves from the allspice tree, and seasoned with crushed allspice berries – gave rise to both …

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Jamaican Jerk Marinade

Here’s a recipe for Jamaican jerk marinade that you can use to flavor and then grill or roast just about anything you’d like. You can even make lots and can it, or store it in …

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Jamaican recipes

Let your mind drift southwards, past the tip of Florida and across the sea, south past Cuba, to the third largest island in the Caribbean Sea: Jamaica, land of high, misty mountains and sunny beaches, …

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Jamaican Jerk Grilled Chicken

Jamaican jerk grilled chicken was the topic of my debut article on yournews.com. Enter your zip code and follow the instructions to get to yournews.com for your area. To read my column, wherever you are, click …

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Jamaican Grilled Sweet Potatoes, Banana and Coconut

Grilled sweet potatoes and bananas mashed with cococnut milk taste so wonderful. All the best features of all the flavors you associated with those words combine into something even more fabulous than the sum of …

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Ingredients Used in Jamaican Food

Jamaican food is complex and varied. A number of typical ingredients make up the pantheon of Jamaican cuisine. You’ll see these ingredients over and over in Jamaican recipes here and in other sources of Jamaican …

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Jamaican Avocado Ice Cream

Call it Jamaican avocado ice cream or Jamaican avocado frozen custard, this traditional treat is not as freaky as it sounds. Not at all. Such a pretty shade of deep green. Such a velvety mouthfeel. …

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