This traditional South America and Caribbean side dish adds a nice sweetness to any meal. Use plantains with heavy black spotting to a fully black skin. Try these bananas in place of potatoes with your meal, you'll like it!
Tuna, pine nuts and feta cheese are tossed with olives, garlic, parsley and fresh basil in this sensational pasta salad. Use thin, hollow strands of perciatelli or bucatini pasta, and dress the mix with lemon juice and olive oil.
Fresh oysters are cooked open face on the grill with a rich seasoned butter. This is concoction was developed by my buddy and I during a block party. We had people standing in line. Be sure to use leather gloves when shucking hot oysters. Sounds like a pain, but well worth the work.
Spam Musubi is a very popular Hawaiian snack that is just like sushi. Marinated sliced luncheon meat is quickly pan seared then placed on top of rice and wrapped in nori (dried seaweed.) Try it, you'll like it!