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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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NY Times take on Big Island GMO ban deserves a careful read

January 6th, 2014 · 28 Comments · environment, Food, Politics

If you haven’t read it, you really should take the time to read through the New York Times story by Amy Harmon published this past weekend about the debate over the Big Island GMO ban (“A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops“). It presents an extremely sympathetic profile of Hawaii County Councilmember Greggor […]

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Another find: Further notes on traditional Hawaiian foods

December 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Food, Health, History

Here’s another “find” which turned up among the many boxes of papers and documents my mother saved over the years. It’s a single page of notes recording information provided by “Mrs. Webb at Bishop Museum in 1924.” The notes were taken by Professor Carey D. Miller, a nutritionist who joined the UH faculty in 1922, […]

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