Ingredient: 1/2 tsp salt

Solo snowy nest

Such a pretty dessert, you hate to cut into it. But cut you must for a pairing up of a super sweet filling and its...

Starfruit curry

If you like curry, but are used to the meat or vegetable variety, try a fruit option. It's a great side dish or a topper...

Seafood medley topped with Caribbean papaya salsa

"Seafood medley" (calamari, mussels, octopus, shrimp) was the name on the frozen seafood package I used, add some papaya to it and YUM!...

Papaya and Chayote Tropical Salad

Refreshing strips of chayote add just the right crunch to this colorful salad. New to papaya and chayote, click on the "tips and ideas" link...

Maple-Roasted Calabaza with Chayote and Pecans

Sweet, nutty and delicious? Then count me in! Nutritious calabaza and chayote make for a savory side dish....

Red guava, black beans

In a rush? This is the dish I pull out of thin air when unexpected dinner guests have arrived. Sometimes I think people show up...

Calabaza pie

You know how you have trouble telling a pumpkin pie from a sweet potato pie? Well, you won't have that trouble with calabaza pie. You'll...

Torta de calabaza

A hearty supper entrée. I like to think of it as lasagna Latino-style. Calabaza replaces the tomatoes to make it delicious....

Sopa de calabaza

This is what calabaza is known for throughout the Caribbean and South and Central America, a creamy delicious soup. Ask a friend from one of...

Crabmeat, avocado and papaya salad with a passionfruit vinaigrette

In Florida, you're never more than one hour from the coast. So it makes sense that Florida tropicals go great with seafood. Enjoy this salad...