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Friday Photo — Doughnut Delights

A quickie Friday Photo, since S+S are on vacation! So, happy Aloha Friday and Happy National Doughnut Day! Here’s a box of our favorite Champion malasadas (Portuguese doughnuts): Have a delightful doughnutty day!

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We Ate It: Holoholo General Store Spring Harvest Dinner

Last month, my super-awesome BFF Marisa (check out her work on Instagram @BalancingLeaves) invited Shake and me to be her guests at a special pop-up dinner held at Livestock Tavern in Chinatown. The dinner was to be a seven-courser, with […]

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Friday Photo — Bamboo, Serene and Strong

I mentioned in my post this week on our farm field trip to Kapahu Living Farm (don’t forget to show your farm support this weekend for edible Hawaiian Islands Farm Day and hashtag #eHIFarmDay15!) that after visiting with Uncle John […]

Field Trip: Kapahu Living Farm & Hāna Fresh Farm Stand

Last week, Shake and I were invited to join the Mālama Maui press trip, hosted by the Maui Visitors Bureau and partners, to experience the Ritz-Carlton Celebration of the Arts weekend, and then go down to Hāna, where we stayed […]

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Celebration of the Arts 2015 Line-Up

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua’s annual Celebration of the Arts festival, honoring Hawaiian culture and arts, takes place this weekend (May 8 through 10). The hotel hosts hula and musical performances, an artisans’ gallery and all sorts of demonstrations and workshops to […]

Friday Photo — Cake As a Way of Life

I was so busy toiling in my cake factory last week that I plumb forgot to post this photo of cake for Friday Photo! So, although it is admittedly a bit late in the day, it is still Friday, so […]

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Friday Photo — Pinterest Cupcake Fail

Ah, Pinterest. That crazy morass of aspirational ideas. I admit to having cadged more than one idea by browsing the boards, and they’re not always successful. Case in point, my attempt at what were supposed to be cute “Ice Cream […]

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Cooking by the Book: Chocolate Whiskey Tart (Baked Elements)

The Baked NYC cookbook Baked Explorations is a favorite of mine, so I was thrilled when Shake gave me the two other books in the collection about a year ago. (There’s now a fourth, released this past fall.) I’ve made […]

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