When live gives you lemons, make shogayaki

When life gives you lemons, throw ’em at somebody. That’s kinda how I’m feeling right now. Or maybe, when life gives you lemons, let somebody else make you lemonade. And serve it to you. So cold it’s sweating. Preferably alongside the pool at a Four […]

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Happy, happy, joy, joy.

Hurray! No pictures agian, kala mai, but just to let you know that last night, Friday, a book I edited (and, believe me, the one-word title editor doesn’t cover it; cat herdeer would be much more accurate), won the cookbook diviion of the Hawaii Publishers […]

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Fun with food…styling

Been gone a bit, but I have a good excuse: Working on the photography for my fourth cookbook. Long awaited, at least by me (and to my contributor, Kay Beppu, who allowed me the use of her family’s ozoni recipe in return for the promise […]

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I barley made it

Husband came down with a fluish cold this week. He must have been Portuguese in another life, because he’ll eat soup any day for any meal, in sickness and in health. But he especially craves it when he’s sick. So I reached back into the […]

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I’m a new mom!

Well, that’s how it feels, anyway. My tiny sidewalk garden is growing: a couple of cuke plants, tomatoes just a few weeks old that already need transplanting yet again, a gaggle of miniscule carrot tops and a windowbox of mesclun-style greens. Got some worm poop […]

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Back again, with a commercial rant

News: I’ll be blogging from the Merrie Monarch hula competition for the Star-Advertiser this year. It’s just a month away; I’ll be there from Tuesday to Sunday (April 10-14) and can hardly wait. You’ll be able to read about my daily activities on the S-A […]

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