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Recipes that include Jamaica jerk seasoning whether a dry spice rub or wet paste. The jerk flavor is used the traditional Jamaican way to make jerk chicken, but also with fish, lamb, beef, as well as many different vegetables.

Popular recipes using jerk seasoning include: Smoked Jerk Chicken, Jerk Red Snapper, Smoked Whole Cauliflower, and Jerk Fried Chicken

"Jazz, We've Got" Pan Fried Jerk Chicken Thighs

With enough sophistication for family Sunday dinners, yet simple and easy enough for a quick weeknight dish, these pan-fried chicken thighs with jerk spice are the perfect main dish chicken entree. These tender juicy thighs are deboned and pan-fried in a cast-iron skillet creating a flavorful and super crispy dish. Keeping the skin on makes …

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"Waiting In Vain" Smoked Jamaican Jerk Chicken Recipe

As part of this year’s Black History Month celebration, I’ve collaborated with several other amazing black food bloggers for our 2021 Black History Month Virtual Potluck Takeover.  Not only do we celebrate and honor the culinary traditions of people across the African diaspora, but we also share some historical context behind many of the dishes. My contribution this year …

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"I'm Not A Player" Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Mix

Recipe for homemade Jamaican jerk seasoning that is spicy and fragrant adding that authentic jerk flavor to dishes like chicken, pork, and seafood.  Note this is a recipe for the dry jerk seasoning mix vs the wet marinade/paste that is traditionally referenced in the context of jerk chicken, snapper, etc. By dry seasoning I mean …

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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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"I Don't Want To Be The Last To Know" Braised Mustard Greens

These easy braised mustard greens have all the flavor! It’s a great Southern comfort side dish that is also rather easy to make. I'm a collard greens fanatic, but really just a lover of leafy greens in general. When most people think of leafy greens it's in the context of the more popular kale greens. …

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