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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Nihon no Yoru (Night in Japan)

I wish I could show you the meal I made tonight when my husband’s new BFF and his wife came to dinner. But, well, we did it again: ate before shooting. Ex cept for one dish, the onigiri (musubi rice balls) above. For some reason—I […]

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True confessions and the final cut

True confessions. I’ve never been to Punahou Carnival. And yet again, this year, I’m not going (got a cooking class coming up and story deadlines). But today, I’m making Punahou Caramel Cuts, like penuche candy, only in cooking form. I love penuche candy (aka brown […]

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