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Easy Christmas Dinner RecipesEnjoy a tropical twist on the traditional Christmas dinner. Need an easy Christmas dinner menu that gives you time to enjoy your guests? Look no further. These easy Christmas dinner recipes will make cooking Christmas dinner a breeze....
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.
Try this House of Blues Voodoo Shrimp Copycat Recipe for a super easy totally addictive appetizer or potluck dish. Serve with crusty bread.
Bread pudding is one of my go-to desserts for easy entertaining. This pina colada bread pudding is delicious topped with macadamia nuts.
Nothing says fall like Hot Mulled Apple Cider. The warmth of the mulling spices combined with local fresh apple cider is a delicious beverage to serve at a fall block party or holiday open house.
Nothing says fall like Rum Spiked Mulled Apple Cider. The warmth of the mulling spices combines with a dark aged rum is the perfect drink for a holiday open house.
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.
Try one of these 10 awesome burger recipes at your next cookout. Elevate your burger making game with one of these tasty burgers.
This year throw Dad the best ever Father’s Day BBQ. Make this all about Dad with this easy to host party, featuring filets mignon and grilled veggies.
I love the intense flavors of Jolly Rancher candies and have used them to infuse vodka for years. My husband loves this Grape Jolly Rancher Hard Lemonade.
I love the intense flavors of Jolly Rancher candies and have used them to infuse vodka for years. Now I make Jolly Rancher Flavored Lemonade. Pretty colors!
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