Posts tagged with: dessert

Adventures in Ice Cream Making: Blood Orange Olive Oil Ice Cream

Blood orange + olive oil? Is this one of those zany food combos that tastes amazing?” asked one of my friends when I posted this photo. Yes, indeedy, it is. Ever since discovering it at a shop in Santa Fe, […]

Kuro Kuro Ginger Cupcakes

These “Kuro Kuro Ginger” cupcakes, made with kuro goma (black sesame seed) paste, kuro sato (Japanese black sugar) and ginger curd filling, were inspired by SprinkleBakes’ “Sunshine Inside” Black Sesame cupcakes. I loved the idea of making a cupcake with […]

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“We Ate It” Round-Up (September 2012)

Here’s our monthly round-up of eats and drinks for September! Of course, we ate a ton of goodies at the Kā‘anapali Fresh events and during our long weekend on Maui, which straddled the end of August and beginning of September. […]

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Smokin’!

A couple weeks ago, I made my “Deep Freeze Tiki” ice cream with rum and mango. That was actually a bit of a trial run for my attempt at this week’s ice cream, Bourbon Peach. (Which, due to my forgetting what I […]

Must-Eat on Maui: Star Noodle and Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop

When we go to Maui, there are two places we must, must, must visit: Star Noodle in Lahaina and Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop in Olowalu. Both are part of the Hoaloha Nā ‘Ehā  (“The Four Friends”) family of restaurants, […]

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“We Ate It” Round-Up (August 2012)

I’ve decided that each month, I’m going to do a post of random note-worthy stuff we consume. This is for a number of reasons: When I started this blog, I decided that I didn’t want it to be the type […]

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That’s Good Leche

For family dinners, my sister-in-law and I generally trade off responsibility for either pupus (appetizers) or dessert. Someone usually prefers handling one to the other for one reason or another. I got to pick last time, so my SIL handed […]

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Two Cheesecake Weekend

This past weekend, we had two dinners to go to for which I was responsible for dessert. Actually, I volunteered for dessert duty since I figured that I could make something in a double batch and simplify my life. Mission […]

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