Recipes by their Ingredients


  • Jamaican Jerk Marinade

    Jamaican Jerk Marinade
    Jamaican Jerk Marinade
    (Makes @ ½ cup)
    2 tblsp allspice
    ¼ tsp nutmeg
    1 tsp cinnamon
    12 scallions, white part only
    3 scotch bonnets (habaneros) OR 6 jalapeno peppers, stemmed
    ¾ cup red wine vinegar
    2 tblsp vegetable oil
    1 tblsp salt
    1 tsp black pepper
    2 tblsp soy sauce
    NOTES: Marinate chicken for 2-3 hours.

    Put all the ingredients in a blender and puree.

    Keeps up to 4 weeks in the refrigerator.

  • Pickling Spices

    Pickling Spices
    Pickling Spices
    (Makes enough to pickle about 1 lb of vegetables)

    2 cinnamon sticks, broken
    1 tsp mustard seeds
    2 tsp peppercorns
    1 tsp cloves
    1 tsp allspice
    1 tsp juniper berries
    1 tsp mace
    1 tsp dill seeds
    4 bay leaves
    1 small piece of ginger

    red hot pepper flakes
    1/2 tblsp coriander seeds

    NOTES: I love mixing the baby peeled carrots with thick slices of pickling cucumber - great to snack on! I also use fresh ginger slice insted of dried.

    Mix all the spices together. Store in an airtight jar or zipock bag in a cool area, keep out of the sunlight.