Category Archives: Food

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

In my quest to broaden my baking horizons, I ordered Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World: 75 Dairy-Free Recipes for Cupcakes that Rule, just because of its awesome title. Now, I’m of the belief that baked goods must have full-fat … Continue reading

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Blueberry Tart, Yum!

You would think that living in a tropical climate, my children would indulge in local fruit.  Mango, pineapple, maybe even papaya? No. They prefer really expensive fruit shipped from other places. So, we now have eight pounds of blueberries in … Continue reading

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Focaccia with fresh tomato checca

When people find out I used to live in California, the first question they ask is “What do you miss the most?” Well, other than my family and friends (and Trader Joe’s) I miss the Grilled Rosemary Chicken Sandwich from … Continue reading

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The most delicious chevre…

Comes from these beautiful little goats. I know where my cheese comes from…how about you? These goats are happy residents at Lava Rocks Puna Goat Cheese. Besides tasty cheese, Lava also makes amazing goat’s milk soaps. No online sales yet, … Continue reading

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Chocolate, it hurts so good

It was the most painful chocolate bar. Ever. It started off innocently enough. I was enjoying an ice cream cone at Sharkey’s Coffee in downtown Hilo a few months ago, when I saw the sign for a chocolate making class … Continue reading

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