Posts tagged with: recipes

Fungus Among Us

Shake took a trip to the Big Island and came back with goodies. Two pounds of fresh mushrooms from Hamakua Heritage Farm, to be exact. In case you’re wondering, two pounds of shroomage equals three days of mushroom dinners. Hamakua […]

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Lumpy Love

For nine years, since the first year we started dating, Shake and I spent Thanksgiving with his family in Hilo. A few years ago, we had to change our annual visit to New Year’s instead, because of his work schedule. […]

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We Won’t Have Paris

Last fall, for the first time, St-Germain partnered up with Martha Stewart and opened up its Fifth Annual Can-Can Classic cocktail competition to amateurs. Whoopee! J’adore St-Germain! I did a little experimenting and came up with a sparkling cocktail inspired […]

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(Sparkling) Sweets for Your Sweetie

Sugar + Shake say, “Going out to dinner on Valentine’s Day is for suckers.” Seriously, we NEVER go, and we started dating just before Valentine’s Day. (So I also never got flowers for our anniversary…) It’s crowded, everyone’s grouchy (ironic, […]

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Scenes from a Sugar + Shake Christmas

Throughout December, I have either been at work or in the kitchen cooking, leaving no time for photo processing or blogging. I’m back now and resolving (it’s that time of year, isn’t it?) to be a better blogger in 2013. […]

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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, […]

Okedoke, Ducky Daddy

I had no idea my dad was such a fan of duck. Shake and I took my parents out to dinner at Tangö Café earlier this month for a belated celebration of my mom’s birthday. Unexpectedly, my father ordered the duck […]

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Bean Me

Portuguese Bean Soup, like Fried Rice, is a dish that every Hawai‘i family has their own variation on. My personal version, based on my mother’s recipe, is actually more like Portuguese Bean-less Soup. However, I recently made a batch for […]

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