Month: January 2015

To Rim or Not to Rim and How!

To Rim or Not to Rim and How!

To rim or not to rim – that is the question.  Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the… slings and… vodka…sugar…arrows of…salt – ok, before I plummet completely off-track and torture you with lines upon lines of The Bard, I’ll get back to the […]

The Wahine Picante Cocktail

The Wahine Picante Cocktail

I am a fan of spicy drinks. I’m also a fan of tropical drinks. Combine the two, and OH MY the result is the luau/fiesta of a lifetime! I love to experiment with food and drink, and after purchasing a bottle of Hortnitos Tequila, I […]

My Vegetarian Chili is a Close Second to Cousin Jeremy’s Tri Tip Chili

My Vegetarian Chili is a Close Second to Cousin Jeremy’s Tri Tip Chili

My cousin, Jeremy, makes the absolute BEST chili I have ever had. He labors for hours slicing perfect tiny cubes of tri tip and simmers and prepares a chili that is delicious, spicy, savory, and meaty. He once said, “beans have no place in chili.” […]

Delicious and Fluffy Dairy Free Pancakes

Delicious and Fluffy Dairy Free Pancakes

Pancakes! We love them, we crave them, but for a person who can’t eat dairy, finding a tasty dairy-free pancake can be a challenge. I can eat dairy, so finding an excellent pancake for me is simple, but Anthony can’t eat dairy, so I have […]

Grocery Shopping for Two

Grocery Shopping for Two

Grocery shopping! Grocery shopping can be difficult for one person, not to mention an entire family. Do you by one carton of eggs or two? Three heads of broccoli or one? Shopping for two is equally daunting. Here are some tips I learned while shopping […]

Boxed and Out-of-the-Box Hamburger Helper – Dueling Dishes

Boxed and Out-of-the-Box Hamburger Helper – Dueling Dishes

Today, I’ve been craving comfort foods. Maybe it’s because I blogged about my grandmother today. Maybe it’s because I have an ear infection, and I feel under-the-weather. Maybe it’s the change in weather from cold to warm in our ever-changing Maui micro-climates. OR maybe it […]

Grandma Lee’s Chicken and Rice

Grandma Lee’s Chicken and Rice

Grandma’s food – grandkids always seemed to love it. Maybe it’s the extra love grandmas seem put into it. It’s comfort food at its comfiest. Ok, I am getting a little goopy here, but you get the point. Grandmas always add a little extra love […]

Love of my Life

Love of my Life

Anthony and me on Wailea Beach in 2011

Mallory

Mallory

Another one – she’s a feisty one

Phurba

Phurba

Our adorable cat, Phurba.  Cute, isn’t he?

Anthony Cooked Tonight!

Anthony Cooked Tonight!

Tonight, Anthony cooked dinner! Since I do most of the cooking, it has been awhile since he’d cooked dinner for me. I couldn’t wait to get home. He’d mentioned his steak tacos in the past, and I was excited to try them. I came home […]

Hello!

Hello!

Welcome! This site is about all the great bits of life on Maui.  The surf, the sand, the food, the drink, the people, the history, and a little about me and boyfriend, Anthony.