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Feasting on backyard papaya

June 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Food, Photographs

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 · Food, Kaaawa, Photographs

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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Leftovers for Valentines Day

February 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Food

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 · Food

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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Dinner on a wet Sunday: Beef shanks with kale

January 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Food, Photographs

It was a cold, wet Sunday afternoon in Kaaawa, perfect for a slow-cooked meal. Vegans need not read any further. So after a short afternoon nap, I dug a couple of beef shanks out of the freezer. I think these were both from Times Supermarket in Kaneohe, which has shanks at reasonable prices from time […]

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