Does your kitchen say aloha?

Is this you? If so, you just might be a local.             Whenever you cook, you cook too much.             There’s a rice cooker on your counter.             When it’s time to cook, you wash the rice. Because there’s always rice.               You put small-kine […]

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I know it’s there, I just know it

I had a cleaning lady once who was a bit ADD. Well, a lot ADD. She alphabetized my spice cabinet. Then taped an inventory of the spices in my collection to the door of the cupboard. I loved that woman. Now I’m back to the […]

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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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Maui no ka . . . busy

Life has been flowing by like water in the Kepaniwai Stream of my youth and in equally as pleasing a fashion: trickling, splashing, rushing, pooling in a round of cooking, work, family, church, family, more cooking, a little TV time, did I mention family? I’m […]

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Have you had enough?

Just a quick post to say I hope everyone who reads this has an enjoyable, safe New Year’s Eve. Remember this, the title of a book I once read: “Enough is a Feast.” Be mindful of those who do not have enough. Be mindful of […]

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You know what I don’t understand? Vol. 3

You know what I don’t understand…? WHY DO THE PEOPLE WHO KEEP SPAMMING MY WEB SITE WITH LAVISH COMPLIMENTS LACKING ANY DETAIL OR SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO WHAT I’M DOING THINK I’M GOING TO FALL FOR THEIR BLANDISHMENTS AND LINK TO THEIR SITES, POST THEIR COMMENTS […]

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