Start your Christmas planning with this recipe for ridiculously delicious apple cider & white zinfandel glazed ham

Is there anything more festive and welcoming than a perfectly glazed ham proudly displayed on a wooden board, ready to carve? Here’s a recipe for ridiculously delicious apple cider & white zinfandel glazed ham. A nice glazed ham is just perfect for Christmas and New Years. It taste’s like heaven, most…

Beef stewed in Aruba’s local beer Balashi Chill recipe

Beef stewed in Aruba’s local beer Balashi Chill recipe Updated March 20, 2017 You might think hot simmering beef stew doesn’t belong in the Caribbean sun, and you’re probably right. It does sound off. But, as an island that welcomes hardworking immigrants our cuisine reflects influences from our neighboring islands…

Recipe for classic Aruban ceviche (scabechi)

There is this song all kids on the island know and love; it tells the tale of a home chef, Chanita, strutting her way down town to sell all these wonderful classic Aruban dishes, including “Scafechi pika“. So, what is scafechi pika? The short answer, it’s a classic tangy fish…

Easy foolproof recipe roast turkey with maple syrup glaze

Recipes / Foolproof roast turkey with a simple maple syrup glaze Excuse my French, but turkeys are high maintenance bitches. It seems the only way to make sure your turkey comes out juicy and full of flavor is by shedding lots of tears and sweat. Turns out, we’ve been overreacting the whole…

American influence / Sweet cherry pie recipe

American influence / Recipe for sweet cherry pie, whipped cream & dark chocolate shavings You simply can’t feel sad while eating pie, especially not cherry pie. It’s not possible. It’s like a hug from the inside. You simply can’t feel sad while eating pie, especially not cherry pie. It’s not possible….

Springer roasted with fresh herbs, garlic, and root vegetables recipe

PrintSpringer roasted with fresh herbs,garlic,and root vegetables Prep Time: 45 minutesCook Time: 1 hour, 50 minutesTotal Time: 2 hours, 35 minutes Serves: 4. Yes, we are back in town and with an even bigger appetite for all things fabulous! After a little R&R, we hit the kitchen and came up…

Garlic Herb rubbed Roast Beef with poached Apples and Pears recipe

PrintHerb Rubbed Roast Beef with Poached Apples and Pears and Red wine reduction Prep Time: 1 hourCook Time: 2 hours, 10 minutesTotal Time: 27 hours, 10 minutes Serves: 4 The beef is not only roasted to perfection, but the “toys” that are cooked along with it make this dish memorable….

Marry Me Today Pot Roast with Baby Potatoes, Carrots, and Grapes recipe

PrintMary Me Today Pot Roast with Rosemary, Thyme, and Grapes Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 3 hoursTotal Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes Serves: 4 You will get obsessed with this roast, it’s so fucking good! A slow cooked cut of meat that contains a glorious amount of fat, in a…

Recipe for the PERFECTLY herb roasted turkey

Hello there sunshine, how is your Holiday Season panning out? The big day is creeping in, and I am super excited! My family does a big dinner on December 24th (Christmas day we visit each other going from house to house getting stuffed. There is no way we can sit down…

Raspberry mango and mint Sorbet without an ice machine recipe

PrintRaspberry mango sorbet without an ice machine Prep Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 3 hours, 20 minutes Serves: 4 We had this sweet raspberry mango sorbet on an exceptionally hot afternoon, topped with chilled Champagne. Need I say more?Ingredients170 gr raspberries 1 large ripe mango 1 lb fresh strawberries A small…