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Island Holiday Feast

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In my family, the holiday time is all about creative cuisine! We shy away from the traditional Christmas fare and opt for unique dishes with bold flavors. This year, we’re planning to infuse our Christmas dinner with an Island theme. Therefore, Cuba, Jamaica and Puerto Rico will all be represented. This is one of my favorite holiday meal ideas to date and can’t wait to taste these incredible flavors. If you are looking for something unique to serve at your festive feast, give one of these Island recipes a try! Cuban Style Turkey Serves 8 Ingredients – Turkey 1(8-12 pound) […]

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Lasagna with Garlic Bread and Green Beans

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This is our last option for an alternate holiday dinner.  Instead of a boring turkey that you just ate for Thanksgiving choose from these 3 great options: Salmon and edamame, ham, or lasagna.  This recipe consists of a lot of ingredients and takes a little extra time, but it is well worth it.  It is your holiday dinner after all.  Plus, what lasagna doesn’t take a little extra time with all of that layering you have to do.  Serve with garlic bread and green beans (recipes below).   Lasagna Adapted from this recipe. 1 pound sweet Italian sausage 3/4 pound […]

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