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Cutting down on carbs means added vegetables

October 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Recently we decided to make some diet modifications. For years, we’ve tried to avoid extra fat. We read labels on all kinds of foods and choose those that contain fewer fats but manage to retain flavors. I remember when we made that shift and moved away from the old “college diet” where anything goes. So […]

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Another Dinner in Kaaawa

October 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Here’s a look at the simple meal we made up last night. It was simple to make and delicious. The small patty of low-fat beef from Tamuras Supermarket in Hauula was grilled, with a little cheese melted over it. Then served with a sautéed vegetable mix of kale, zucchini, onions, fresh garlic, a few small […]

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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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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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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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