Dinner at Sea Side Inn

Dinner is served…and oh boy was it good!!! If your intention is to have a quick dinner with no attention to utter deliciousness of your meal, then this place is definitely not for you. If you have all night to enjoy an evening with your dinner company and want a […]

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TART

This “pie” like dessert is a staple for Holidays! Some popular fillings are Pineapple, Coconut and Guava. TART PASTRY 4 cups – sifted all purpose flour 1 cup – sugar 4 tsp – baking powder 1/2 tsp – salt 1 1/2 tsp – vanilla essence 1 1/2 tsp – almond […]

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GRANNY’S POUND CAKE

I have been searching for this one and finally found it this weekend among some old family pictures. Every Sunday morning when I was little, we would make this for Sunday dinner. Aside from Garbanzo Bean Soup, it is the one thing that I always remembered. INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter […]

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CARIBBEAN SEASONING

This is a simple traditional all-purpose seasoning that can be used to season meats, add taste to sauces, etc.   INGREDIENTS 1 TBS Salt 1 TBS Ground Coriander 1 TBS Garlic Powder 1 TBS Ground Cumin 1 TSP Ground Thyme 1 TSP Ground Oregano 1 TBS Paprika 1 TSP Ground […]

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JOHNNY CAKE

INGREDIENTS 2 cups sifted flour 2 tbs butter 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1-2 tbs sugar Oil for frying DIRECTIONS Sift together dry ingredients.  Add butter and work in with fingers.  Add liquid gradually until a soft, pliable dough forms that won’t stick to the […]

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FUDGE

1 cup brown sugar 1 tin condensed milk ¼ lb. (½ cup) butter Grease baking pan and set aside.  Melt butter in pan.  Once melted, add remaining ingredients  stir continuously until thick and pulls away from sides of pan.  Drop a tsp of fudge to water to test if it is ready. […]

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Sorrel

Ingredients: 8 oz dried sorrel 3 large slices of fresh ginger 2 cinnamon sticks 1 tbs whole cloves 1 piece dried orange peel 1-2 cups sugar 10 cups water (2 additional cups on hand) Directions: Put all ingredients into a large non-corrosive saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil. Boil […]

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Curry Shrimp & Brown Rice

Tonight was one night that I really didn’t feel like cooking. My husband wanted shrimp and I wanted anything quick with what we had at home. So Curry Shrimp and Rice was the meal for the night. 3 Potatoes 5 Carrots 3 Tbs. Butter 1 sm Onion 1/2 Green Bell […]

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STEW TAMARIND

INGREDIENTS Tamarind Brown Sugar Cinnamon Vanilla Extract (optional) DIRECTIONS Shell and devein tamarind. Soak in water for a couple hours. Throw off water. Put tamarind in pot with fresh water to just cover Tamarind. Bring to boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Throw off most of the water to make […]

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DUCANA

    INGREDIENTS 2 cups shredded coconut 2 cups finely grated sweet potatoes 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup sugar (or to taste) 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 1/2 cups flour DIRECTIONS Combine all ingredients. Adjust seasonings to your desired taste. Traditionally, Ducana is wrapped in banana […]

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COCONUT DUMB BREAD

    INGREDIENTS  2 ½ lbs all-purpose flour 16 oz water ½ c sugar 6 oz evaporated milk 6 oz coconut milk 1 c butter (2 sticks) 1 c shortening 3 tbs baking powder ½ c dried shredded coconut 1 tsp salt DIRECTIONS In a large mixing bowl, combine all […]

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Sea Moss

    Phase 1 Ingredients 1 cup dried Sea Moss 2 cinnamon sticks Water   Directions: Soak the dried Sea Moss in cold water for 15 minutes. Wash moss thoroughly, but do not soak it overnight, as the algae will lose too much of its potency. Fill a pot with […]

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Red Peas Soup

    RED PEAS SOUP 1 lb meat (optional) – salted pig tail or smoked turkey necks 1 lb. dried red peas, soaked overnight 1 yellow onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 rib celery, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced Leaves from 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 lb […]

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