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Chief Mermaid & Mojito Maker
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Wine and Garlic Steamed Clams are delicious and super easy to make. Toss with pasta for an easy dinner or serve with crusty bread as an appetizer.
Spicy Thai Coconut Steamed Mussels are an easy elegant appetizer or main course for holiday meals, or special occasion meals, or everyday dining.
Try this New Orleans Cajun BBQ Shrimp Recipe as an easy appetizer or serve with a simple salad for a super easy and fast meal.
The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a seafood feast and an Italian Christmas Eve tradition. Easily make the feast of seven fishes for Christmas Eve — It’s a great way to celebrate Christmas Eve with family and friends Learn how to easily make it at home.
Learn how to make a Charcuterie Platter that’s sure to be the hit of your next party. Beautiful, tasty and a satisfying appetizer.
Sautéed Caramelized Sweet Plantains is a traditional South America and Caribbean side dish. It pairs perfectly with jerk spiced dishes and other Caribbean dishes. They add a little bit of sweetness to balance spicy main dishes. Use plantains that are fully ripe they should have heavy black spotting to a completely black skin. Try these bananas in place of potatoes with your meal, you’ll like it!”
Tropical Spinach and Papaya Salad with Macadamia Nuts is the perfect partner for any grilled fish or chicken dish or add crab for a light dinner salad.
These simple roasted potatoes are one of my favorite ways to cook potatoes they are so good and so simple and easy to make.
This grilled chicken with peppers and onions is so good and super easy. I make individual foils packs with boneless chicken with peppers and onions.
I love the way citrus compliments blackberries and this blackberry sage lemonade is amazing. A hint of fresh sage makes this lemonade special.
Having lived in Georgia there’s nothing like fresh Georgia peach lemonade. The smell of peaches still reminds me of hot hazy summer days in Atlanta.
Amazing. This quick pineapple mint lemonade is so good and easy you’ll make this all the time. The sweetness of pineapple complimented perfectly by mint.
This mango watermelon lemonade is a tropical escape packed into a very refreshing beverage. Sure to be a hit at your next party.
Totally delicious – this easy watermelon mint lemonade with light and refreshing just what you need when hanging out at the pool or beach this summer.
For a change of pace, try making homemade sparkling lavender lemonade. Amazing color subtle lavender flavor makes this a great beautiful summertime drink.
Easy and quick rosemary vanilla lemonade is a delicious and refreshing summertime beverage. Lemon and rosemary pair well, add a hint of vanilla perfection.
Try this homemade watermelon thyme lemonade for a refreshing summertime beverage. I love watermelon juice and adding lemon or lime is amazing.
Looking for a little something different for a delicious mocktail for your DD’s. Give this easy homemade strawberry basil lemonade a try. So refreshing.
Lemonade is the quintessential summer beverage. For a tasty twist on a classic try this simple homemade strawberry lemonade recipes. A family favorite.
Who doesn’t love a good party? We love to entertain. Any excuse to get the gang together is a great reason for a party. We do lots of easy poolside BBQs + lunches, snack, and cocktails on the boat. I spent years throwing parties that we great for guests but I never left the kitchen. Now I’ve learned to make entertaining spree-free and fun for me and my guests. I’ll share what I’ve learned and hope it will make it easier for you to throw awesome parties – that get you out of the kitchen and into the party.
Let’s get this party started!
Chief Mermaid & Mojito Maker