Like bitters, simple syrups are essential additions to your home bar “spice rack.” I make my own!
A pungent vegetable, asparagus is a difficult food item to pair with other flavors. I find that adding a sour to an asparagus balances the flavors nicely.
Why all the quick shots and descriptions of these pictures, you ask? It’s simple. I am testing out new Word Press templates/themes, and I need enough new posts to sample the themes.
One of life’s simple pleasures is snapping a pic of something. Just something. It can be anything that catches our eyes. This slightly worn chair contrasted by the deep red of the table stood out. It’s a very simple image, but there is something eye-catching about it — color. Color is amazing.
On our jaunts to Oahu, Anthony and I try our best to make Tiki’s Grill and Bar in Waikiki our first stop for a cocktail and relaxation. I wish I could remember what this drink was!
My first attempt at harissa. Turned out great! The recipe is forthcoming as soon as I perfect it.
On Hiatus at last! Ever-busy, I spent the last several months racing from job to job to theatre to home almost non-stop. Working two jobs, directing a show, and trying to balance my home life with it all shook my sanity and energy and then dumped it all in the grass. 4 hours of sleep…
The Surfing Goat Dairy in Kula, Hawaii, ranks high in my treasured memories and day trips. Not only are the goats adorable and the truffles to die for, but the rescue dogs living on-property are adorable and sweet. This one captured my heart the moment I spotted those sweet brown eyes and floppy ears.
Seared ahi — a silky and buttery fish lightly seared and served over a bed of vegetables.
A selection of garnish is an essential addition to any bar — from the humble strawberry to the zesty jalapeno. Think of garnishes, shrubs, and bitters as the spice rack to your cocktails.
A new pub in Wailea – Pint and Cork is serving up craft cocktails and brews, and a mega assortment of wine.
As my favorite wild animal, the giraffe wins my heart.