GOOD BANANA BREAD

Moist, plush, banana loaf, with a tender, soft crumb, riddled with toasted pecans, and a sassy hit of cinnamon, boasting an irresistibly crunchy top crust. TOP TEN REASONS TO MAKE GOOD BANANA BREAD 10. It doesn't matter if it's Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter, it's always in season. 9. Bananas... Read more →



KONA RIBS

Korean-style BBQ, baby back, or side spareribs, oven baked 'til delectably tender, spicy sweet, and crispy edged. Easy peasy-ness that tastes like the Islands. Da kine! Kona Ribs! Never heard of them, right? Well, I just thought after so many years of Maui Rib deliciousness, that Kona should share in... Read more →



GARLIC BUTTER NAAN GRILLED CHEESE

Classic grilled cheese sandwich gone deliciously rogue. Melty Cheddar and Havarti overflowing from toasty, garlic-butter-grilled, Naan bread. Oh me-o, my-o! So, there I was with left-over, homemade, Naan bread. That usually doesn't happen, around these here parts. Ponder, ponder, what to make.......hmmmm....... Then I remembered seeing Naan grilled cheese on... Read more →



HOMEMADE NAAN

Pillowy soft, addictively chewy, easy-to-make, flatbread, sporting giant, poofy, air pockets, and golden brown, toasty, polka dots. More please! I don't know what it is that is so satisfying about making bread. It just never fails to give me that oomph of pleasure, of indulgent accomplishment. And then of course... Read more →



EASY PEASY CINNAMON CRUNCH KNOTS

They're quick, and fun, to throw together. They're addictively yeasty soft, but intriguingly chewy, but sublimely crunchy. And, of course, gloriously cinnamon-y. Yeast + cinnamon sugar = Timeless comfort. They're delicious, unadorned, warm-from-the-oven, or....... .....drizzled with a coffee-tinged glaze. Winter chills are lingering, comfort has become a mission, using ingredients... Read more →



HOMEMADE CHEDDAR PEROGIES

Soft, tender, ever-so-slightly-tangy, pasta pockets filled with cheddary-smooth, mashed potatoes, crowned with hot-sauteed onions, and salty bacon bits. Oh mama!! Sunny, chilly, March weekends = Comfort Food. Homemade Cheddar Perogies = Soul Satisfying Comfort Food. Homemade Cheddar Perogies, topped with golden-brown-edged, fast fried, sweet onions and oodles of crispy, salty,... Read more →



AVOCADO TZATZIKI

Classic tzatziki meets buttery, rich, fresh avocado. Hubba, hubba! Cool, creamy, tangy, avocado oomph-ed, cucumber-laden, garlic-tinged, dilly, Greekness. What sorcery is this? It just happened. It was easy. We love tzatziki. We love avocados. And, we happen to be whiling away a few glorious days in Kona, on The Big... Read more →