Treat your family and your close friends to dishes with Caribbean and African flavors. Ordinary ingredients such as pork, rice and citrus fruit are seasoned with pantry staples and easy-to-find ingredients such as chili powder, allspice, and coconut milk. Chef Marvin Woods of Hollywood, Florida contributed several of his wonderful recipes for this holiday menu, which is great for a laid-back Christmas Eve gathering. Each recipe is perfect to serve buffet style and easy to eat while balancing a plate on your lap. So fill your plate, find a comfy chair, and be joyful.