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Vintage guide to Hawaii vegetables now available as free download

July 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

My mother, Helen Y. Lind, was the lead author on a slim 100-page volume, “Ways to use vegetables in Hawaii,” published in February 1946 as the University of Hawaii’s Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 97. The softbound book featured nutritional information, along with hints on selecting, storing, and preparing a variety of vegetables, as well as […]

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Tags: Education · Food · Vintage Hawaii

Feasting on backyard papaya

June 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We now have three papaya plants that sprouted out of a former compost pile on the side of our house. “Volunteers” is the what I’ve heard such unplanned plants called. I say “plant” rather than “tree” based on what Wikipedia has to say: “The papaya is a large, tree-like plant,” even though I’ve always referred […]

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Tags: Food · Photographs

Photos from a special graduation party in Kaaawa

June 1st, 2014 · 3 Comments

The occasion was Ikaika Kanekoa’s party to celebrate his graduation from Castle High School in Kaneohe. Most grads would worry about how their family would be able to host the several hundred people expected to attend. But Ikaika’s family are experts in preparing this kind of gathering. His grandfather, Ward Lemn, has it down to […]

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Tags: Food · Kaaawa · Photographs

Leftovers for Valentines Day

February 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Okay. I admit that it wasn’t much of a valentines day dinner by most external standards. But by the time Friday night rolled around, we were both interested in something simple that would use up a few leftovers. Simple. I started a pot of water heating to cook some pasta. Then I chopped a low-fat […]

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Food for thought: Spinach & cheese ravioli with sausage & kale

February 1st, 2014 · 3 Comments

Here’s another quick and tasty meal you might want to try. We buy the bag of frozen spinach & cheese ravioli at Costco, which seems to switch between a couple of brands. These only take about 8 minutes to cook, if I recall correctly, and they aren’t too bad in terms of fat and other […]

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Tags: Food