A tale of kale

Boy was I proud of myself on Valentine’s Day! For a while, anyway. I planned a red main dish: Indian butter chicken, which has a tomato-based sauce, accompanied by cardamom rice (1 cup long grain rice, steamed with 2 cups water, a tablespoon of ground […]

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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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Chicken Little

Working on a project related to a favorite subject: memories of school lunch. Paging through files, I came across a recipe I tried once before and loved, and decided to make it for dinner. (Forgive me; camera issues so no pix today.) It’s an oven-“fried” […]

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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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