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Consumer Reports on supermarket chains

April 13th, 2015 · 5 Comments

The latest issue of Consumer Reports includes an article reviewing supermarket chains, and the results are interesting. Wegmans ranked highest overall, as well as highest in freshness of its produce and meats, cleanliness, bakeries, and second in “cheapest for organics” behind Trader Joe’s. We’ve shopped in Wegmans and Trader Joe’s while on the mainland, and […]

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Tags: Business · Consumer issues · Food

Omelet bar at Honey’s in Kaneohe

April 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Friends hosted their mother’s 90th birthday celebration Saturday morning at Honey’s, the little restaurant located downstairs at the Koolau Golf Club in Kaneohe. The party featured its own omelet bar, where a cook prepared made-to-order omelets. The setting is nice, the food was good, and the omelet bar provided quite a show! I believe there’s […]

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Tags: Food

A few photos of Auckland

March 15th, 2015 · 5 Comments

I was going to edit this down to just a few photos from our trip to Auckland, but decided that if I wait for the time to do that, nothing’s going to be posted. That means there are about 60 photos in this collection, but you can skip through them pretty quickly. Nothing special in […]

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Tags: Food · Photographs · Travel

Several meals from a leftover ham bone

January 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment

I wish all leftover meals were this good! Relatively early Tuesday morning, I pulled a ham bone out of the freezer and put it in our big, cast iron dutch oven. I think we made the ham for a family party just after Thanksgiving, and it’s been taking up room in the freezer since then. […]

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Tags: Food · Photographs

Challenging obesogenic factors in our communities

November 21st, 2014 · 5 Comments

My Hawaii Monitor column this week at Civil Beat (“Hawaii Monitor: Let’s Tackle the Public Policies Promoting Obesity“) was a result of my participation in a recent panel put together by the folks who have organized the two “Value of Hawaii” volumes. I was very impressed by the presentation made by Dr. Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, chair […]

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Tags: Food · Health · Politics