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Dope appetizers you might or might not find on a soul food party menu. These black food recipes are fun and made with love and care. Get your party started with soulful appetizers with inspiration across the African diaspora like Caribbean coconut shrimp, Jamaica Jerk Wings, Nigerian Beef Suya, New Orleans BBQ Shrimp, etc.

"You Know My Steez" Pomegranate Glazed Wedge Salad With Blue Cheese

There's nothing quite like a crisp and refreshing blue cheese wedge salad on a hot summer day. A wedge salad is a simple yet elegant dish that can be easily dressed up or down. The key to a good wedge salad is a crisp, fresh iceberg lettuce. For this wedge salad recipe, I like to …

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"Take Some, Leave Some" Smoked Baby Back Jerk Ribs

Grilling season for me is all year round. I'm not much for rain, but the elements generally do not stop me from that grill life, especially during football playoffs season. Big games are scheduled this winter weekend so I'll be pretending I'm vacationing in the islands with an ice cold Red Stripe Lager and these slow-smoked jerk ribs. Make this for your gameday experience or wait til the summer if you're not inclined to deal with the weather. Enjoy

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"How Far" Unique Sweet and Savory Fried Sweet Plantains Recipe

If you're looking for a delicious and easy-to-make side dish, look no further than this fried sweet plantains recipe aka platanos maduros fritos. It is perfect for Caribbean cuisine lovers or anyone who wants to add a bit of sweet and savory flavor to their meal. These sweet plantains are the perfect blend of sweet …

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"Relax, Don't Do It" Smoked Mussels Recipe with White Wine Sauce

Looking for an easy and delicious seafood dish to add to your repertoire? Look no further than smoked mussels! This recipe is simple to follow and results in mouthwatering mussels that are perfect for a casual dinner party or a cozy night in. So what are you waiting for? Get started on these smoky delights …

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