Rainy Weather, Hot Soup

TweetWith all of the rainy weather we’ve been having it’s no surprise that chicken soup has been on my mind at least once a week. Chicken soup is actually one of the easiest foods you could ever make, and it is also one of the most nutritious. When I make up a big pot of soup Devin always says something about how he feels there is more nutrition in a spoon of the soup than in any food in the world. The lovely gelatin from the bones, and a little Read More …

Strawberry Walnut Salad

TweetI am originally from a small town in Florida where the strawberry is queen. Every year there is a Strawberry Festival, and a Strawberry Queen is elected (gotta love those little old towns and their Onion Queens, Garlic Queens, etc.). The festival has rides, and games, but it’s all about the food. Strawberry pie, strawberry milkshakes (a couple places have these year round), and of course the good old strawberry shortcake. Other than the milkshake, I can’t partake in those other items. While I was there I really wanted to Read More …

O Hello Berry Pie!

Tweet Here in Hawaii there is a native plant called the ‘Ohelo berry bush. It produces the cutest little red berries this time of year, but they are only accessible in a few places. On Maui they can be found high up the mountainside well beyond civilization. On Hawaii island (a.k.a. The Big Island) they can be found in Volcanoes National Park. The Honolulu Advertiser had a great article on the berries in 2006. They are also found on Oahu and Kaua’i. Here’s what Duane Choy of the Honolulu Advertiser Read More …

Making Sauerkraut

TweetI wanted to share this video with you all on making sauerkraut. I’ve seen some videos where people require that you have lots of utensils, or even special wooden pounders, for making sauerkraut or other fermented vegetables, but this one requires things you should already have in your own kitchen: Cutting board Knife Bowl Glass Jar Salt Vegetables and your hands!