Category Archives: Caribbean Lifestyle

Captain Tim travels the Caribbean living the Caribbean lifestyle. These postings are all about interesting topics that epitomize the Caribbean lifestyle.

Tequila Lime Burgers


Sometimes you get bored of the same tired old hamburger and you need to spice it up a bit.  These Tequila Lime Burgers offer just the right creative twist to get you excited about your burger again.  Tried these for a recent BBQ with friends and everyone found the combination of flavors to be really […]

Easy Jerk Chicken Soup Recipe

It is National Soup Month! We are celebrating with this awesome recipe using Jerk. This jerk chicken soup recipe is perfect for that cold winter night while you are dreaming of the Caribbean. It offers a slightly different take that will break the routine of those basic chicken soups. The sweet and heat of the […]

Celebrate Hot Tea Month with Caribbean Flavors!

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In an ode to another wacky, random holiday this month we are celebrating Hot Tea Month! Nothing is quite as relaxing, reassuring or satisfying as a cup of hot tea. Hot Tea Month encourages you to branch out and try new types of tea to fit different moods, tastes and environments; English breakfast tea is […]

Chocolate Coquito

Coquito is a favorite holiday tradition in Puerto Rico – much like an egg nog but without the egg and full of yummy coconut goodness. What pairs better with coconut than chocolate? Not much! This recipe is a traditional coquito that has been made chocolate. It is perfect to be served as an after-dinner drink, […]

Spicy Cauliflower Bites


These spicy cauliflower bites are a fun and easy vegetarian alternative to a chicken wing. You can either bake or fry according to your preferences.   Ingredients serves 2-4 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup flour* 1 tsp. ground, dried garlic (or garlic powder) small head of cauliflower, cut into florets (about 4 cups) 1/2 cup hot […]

Sancocho: Puerto Rican Stew Recipe


Sancocho is a Puerto Rican stew that is hearty. It is perfect for colder days and is a popular meal to make for a large group. Like any good stew, what goes into varies and everyone has their own favorite recipes. However, what sets Sancocho apart from any regular beef stew is that it includes […]

Island Magic Grilled Steak Recipe

We recently launched a new seasoning called Island Magic. It is a perfect seasoning for any meats, but especially on red meats. Here is a simple recipe on how to use it to dress up your steak and make is magic. Serves: Makes 8 servings. • 1/2 cup olive oil • 1/4 cup soy sauce […]

Coconut Margaritas

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This coconut margarita recipe originally appeared on Foodie Crush. It is a nice and healthy cocktail. After all, might as well offset the alcohol with some really healthy coconut. Serves: 2 drinks Ingredients 1½ ounces tequila ½ ounce Cointreau 1 ounce coconut cream 1 ounce coconut milk ½ ounce fresh lime juice Splash of half […]

MayoKetchup: The Puerto Rican Condiment


MayoKetchup is the quintessential Puerto Rican condiment. It is used both for dipping tostones, and Puerto Rican fritters, French fries, chicken tenders – just about anything you would use ketchup for.  Use it as a spread on a hamburger or sandwich.. The possibilities are endless! Ingredients 1 part ketchup 3 parts mayonnaise Dash of Sofrito, […]