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Crock Pot Kalua Pig on a Rack of Onions

Oct 14, 2014
Crock Pot Kalua Pig on a Rack of Onions

Kalua Pig and onions, close up 1Now that the weather is cooling down from the 90’s this past week to the mid 70’s today, it seems like a good time to welcome fall by making some kalua pig (or kalua pork for the slightly more refined). Of course the best...

Buffalo Cauliflower Pancakes

Oct 3, 2014
Buffalo Cauliflower Pancakes

Buffalo Cauliflower Pancakes with roasted vegetables, close upRoasted Vegetables seem to make vegetables so tasty and easy to eat. I played around and made these yummy buffalo pancakes using ground roasted cauliflower seasoned with a some buffalo wing sauce and a bit of miso. An egg and a few tablespoons...

Strawberry Vanilla Dragonfruit Soup (Cold)

Sep 16, 2014
Strawberry Vanilla Dragonfruit Soup (Cold)

Cold Strawberry Vanilla Dragonfruit Soup in Dragonfruit halfDragonfruit are such unusual and stunning looking fruits. The red fleshed ones make a beautiful pink colored dragonfruit smoothie. I found some great white fleshed ones here at Grocery Outlet of all places, and they were a steal at only $1.50 each. Normally at other...

Pan-fried Bacon Wrapped Mochi

Aug 22, 2014
Pan-fried Bacon Wrapped Mochi

Bacon wrapped mochi over Bloody Mary, close upSorry for the long break here. I’ve been spending lots of time with my kids, dallying around, and enjoying the summer days. This Bacon wrapped mochi seems to have become a favorite recently. We’ve ordered it in restaurants before, but I’ve never made...

Honu Sea Vegetable Salad

Jun 19, 2014
Honu Sea Vegetable Salad

Honu Sea Vegetable Salad 2Summer always makes me think of the Hawaiian Sea Turtles (Honu) frolicing in the warm ocean waters. Young sea turtles are carnivorous, often eating jellyfish and other small invertebrates. Once they mature, however, they become herbivores and eat mainly algae and sea grasses. Until a few years...

Kitchen Sink Slushies

Jun 2, 2014
Kitchen Sink Slushies

Cran-Raspberry kitchen sink slushie w/ strawberries, kiwi,gels,brownie bites, ice cream sandwich bites, wafer cookies, toffee, almondsTis the time of year for slushies, slushies, slushies! We’ve already had some near 100 degree days here, and more are certain to come. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know...

Coconut Cream Cameo Cookies

May 11, 2014
Coconut Cream Cameo Cookies

Coconut Cream Cameo Cookies, clear backgroundBritish influence flourished in Hawaii during the reign of the Hawaiian Monarchy– from the British Union Jack in the Hawaiian flag, to formal holoku dresses, to even British Tea. In the mid 1800′s, Queen Emma of Hawaii shared a particularly close friendship with Queen Victoria...

Strawberries and Cream Cups

Apr 17, 2014
Strawberries and Cream Cups

DSC_0070I wanted some pretty strawberry parfait cups for my daughter’s tea party, and kept trying to think of what kinds of cake, cream, and sauces I wanted to layer in the glasses. As there were already going to be quite a few cakes, cookies, and treats for the tea, I...

Strawberries and Cream Cups

Apr 17, 2014
Strawberries and Cream Cups

DSC_0070I wanted some pretty strawberry parfait cups for my daughter’s tea party, and kept trying to think of what kinds of cake, cream, and sauces I wanted to layer in the glasses. As there were already going to be quite a few cakes, cookies, and treats for the tea, I...

A Girls’ Day Makeover and Tea

Apr 9, 2014
A Girls’ Day Makeover and Tea

DSC_0145We recently celebrated Laurel’s birthday with a Girls’ Day Makeover and Tea Party. I was feeling sentimental and teary just thinking about how she would be gone to college in a couple of years. She hasn’t wanted a birthday party since she was 9 years old, and this would probably...

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