Posts tagged with: pork

What Do I Do With This? Oven-Ready Deli Roll Edition

It’s already the final third of March and not only have I failed to put up a blog post this month until today, I haven’t even gone through and processed more than a couple of the photos I took while we were in Hilo for our New Year’s vacation. Ugh.... Read More

Easy As Pork Soup

During our recent “cold snap” (I got to wear the lovely, heavy coat Shake got me for Christmas several years ago for a full week!) I made a lot of soups and stews for dinner. I find there’s nothing so satisfying as a hot bowl of flavorful soup when it’s... Read More

Friday Photo — Lumpy Love and Family Tradition

We will be missing Shake’s Mom on New Year’s Eve, her birthday, but we have started a new tradition to honor her memory: making her lumpia (Filipino egg rolls, aka “lumpies,” a family term) recipe on New Year’s Eve to share with my family on New Year’s Day. The lumpia... Read More

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. But no matter the time of year we visited, for... Read More

What to do With a Two-Pound Slab of Oink

Robert McGee, who runs The Whole Ox Deli, really wanted to open a butcher shop. He’s started with a deli where he serves THE BEST hamburgers (made from aged local beef) and has just started offering fresh butcher cuts of local meats on a limited basis. Bob says that the... Read More

Pork Preview

I know, I know! No posts in a long while…been busy, and lately had a run of migraines. Ecch. Quick preview shot (a real, full post to come later, I promise) of this week’s big experiment: a pork roast using local pork from Malama Farms, purchased at the fabulous Whole... Read More