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Hawaiian Sweet Bread Ice Cream Bombe

Dec 8, 2014
Hawaiian Sweet Bread Ice Cream Bombe

Hawaiian Sweet Bread Ice Cream Bombe, top side viewI was thinking about British Christmas Puddings one day recently, when I got the idea of making a Christmas Ice Cream Bombe instead. To make it extra easy and yummy, I used King’s Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread. Like so many households in Hawaii, these rounds...

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair (Part 3): Tasty Bites

Nov 28, 2014
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair (Part 3): Tasty Bites

Racks of Meat PiesThere are so many food choices at the Dicken’s Fair, but I had kept reading about how wonderful these little pies were. How tempting they all looked stacked up on the racks. Hmm, what should I get? Steak and Mushroom Pie! Mmmm!!! The crust on top is...

The Great Dicken’s Christmas Fair (Part 2): Pretty Things to See and Do

Nov 28, 2014
The Great Dicken’s Christmas Fair (Part 2): Pretty Things to See and Do

Floral headbands and headwreathsBeautiful Fairy Houses and Gnome Homes by Whispers From the Past~ There are so many interesting things to see at the Dicken’s Fair. One Yelp review said that it really takes four days to see everything, and I think with all the entertainments and performances scheduled, that...

The Great Dickens Christmas Fair (Part 1): Characters Abound

Nov 27, 2014
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair (Part 1): Characters Abound

Making tea sandwiches in Dicken's kitchenEbenezer Scrooge scowling at Bob Crachit in the opening tableau~ Happy Thanksgiving everyone! After seeing posters for the Great Dickens Christmas Fair for years, I was finally able to attend it this past Sunday. I thought I’d share some cheerful holiday photos from merry old...

Pumpkin Pie in a Pumpkin

Nov 21, 2014
Pumpkin Pie in a Pumpkin

DSC_0388I love pumpkin pie, but I never make it or buy it, because I have one of those rare families that doesn’t really like pumpkin pie. One year early on, I made the mistake of getting a pumpkin pie, and I ended up eating all of it myself. The family...

Chocolate Covered Drumstick (Allergy Friendly)

Nov 16, 2014
Chocolate Covered Drumstick (Allergy Friendly)

Chocolate covered cookie drumstick w/bite (allergy friendly)I always feel for parents who have kids with multiple allergies. My little nephews have to follow a gluten free, milk free, dairy free, egg free, soy free and nut free diet, along with multiple other allergies for certain fruits, vegetables, and meats. Having...

Bat Musubi

Oct 27, 2014
Bat Musubi

Open winged musubi batIt’s that spooky time of year again. A bat theme seems appropriate, since Laurel proclaimed she is dressing up as a bat! Search for bat templates online. I found mine here and printed out the large bat. Look for wings that aren’t too long and skinny–those are harder to...

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...

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