Big Island, big eatin’

I’m on the Big Island doing some volunteer work. And I’m in foodie hell. I have no kitchen to cook in, very little money for dining out and I’m gaining weight so I shouldn’t eat. But, oh the temptations… I had to drive today from […]

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Salted eggs: Yes you can!

A reader wrote to ask for a recipe for salted eggs. I was skeptical, assuming there was some arcane trick to it involving strange ingredients, like that potassium carbonate stuff you need to make steamed rice cake. Not so. A 1978 book from my collection, […]

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Maui on my mind (and my tummy and my hips)

WAILUKU, Maui — I never want to eat again. Well, until the Kula strawberries are properly chilled for dessert. I’ve spent two days on Maui. Eating. Seeing family. Eating. Seeing friends. Eating. Besides Saturday morning at the Swap Meet: Bistro Casanova. Friday, lunch with Mom, […]

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