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Only Necessary: Thoughts on Minimalism

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By Misty I. Are you ready? Ready to pursue a better version of yourself? I honestly cannot think of anything that has captured my attention like this in a long time. I’m referring… Continue reading

Only Easy: Fried Spam Poke…yes S-P-A-M

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By Misty I. “Go home cook rice!” If you grew up in Hawaii, legions of us really did cook rice when we came home from school. At my house we had an army… Continue reading

Only in Puna: Liquid Life Hawai’i

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By Misty I. Have you been to Liquid Life in Kea’au yet? It’s behind McDonald’s toward Kea’au Elementary School. My boss ordered sandwiches from there recently and I enjoyed it very much. So… Continue reading

Russ, Peanuts, and Life

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I went to a funeral for a friend of mine who had a long, full life. He recently passed away at the age of 89. There is a long list of contributions he… Continue reading

Garden to Table: Summer Panzanella Salad

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My peppers are finally growing and starting to turn a pretty red color. I don’t have a whole lot of peppers to harvest but I do have enough peppers to add some pretty… Continue reading

Only Easy: Chocolate Truffles

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When I say these are “only easy” I really mean it! This is a kid-friendly dessert and the variations are endless! When I made these with my students, we tried to keep it… Continue reading

Only Easy: Kim Chee Burgers

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By Misty I. This stuff is dangerous. One glorious weekend a year, these tangy Korean-inspired delights are sold at Walter Victor Baseball Complex here in Hilo. Yup…kim chee burgers baby! The umami-rich smell… Continue reading

Lemons from Kerri turned into a Tomato, Crab, and Avocado Salad

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I have been trying to grow vegetables in my yard but have not been having a whole lot of luck.  I think my tomato plants were stricken with some kind of a black… Continue reading

Only Easy: Prime Rib

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By Misty I. All of the women in this pic have something in common. We have all made this recipe for prime rib. I originally got the recipe from my friend Wendy who… Continue reading

My Merrie Monarch Week in Hilo

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Merrie Monarch week has concluded in Hilo.  During this week, Hiloans share food, fun, fashion, and hula with friends from around the world.  A few years ago, my husband made friends with people… Continue reading