A cute way to use up all of your extra Easter eggs - dress them up like baby chicks hatching out of their shells.
I love brussels sprouts with bacon but I wanted to try something different so I decided to make this dish local-style using portuguese sausage. The flavor is absolutely wonderful and is the perfect combination of sweet, savory salty that I love so much!
Its game time again and I have the perfect appetizer: Buffalo Shrimp Cocktail! Super easy to make and tons of flavor!
This is an easy eggnog recipe where I combine local island flavors into traditional holiday fare. This haupia eggnog is the perfect island holiday treat!
I'm... Dreaming...Of A White Christmas... White chocolate candy cane cookies that is...! I absolutely love these cookies!! Nothing brings in the holiday cheer better than some delicious Christmas cookies and a glass of eggnog or milk!
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Christmas and whoopie pies - a piece of my childhood nostalgia.. These candy cane whoopie pies bring back memories of childhood and Christmas!
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This is a nice hearty bread pudding made using dried out King's Hawaiian bread, pumpkin and coconut milk... bread pudding "Hawaiian Style"
This is the perfect dish that combines flavors from different ethnicities.. you get the savory flavor of miso enhanced with the sweetness of marsala wine. The flavor is incredible!
A beautiful way to serve mahi mahi or your favorite island fish. This even works with salmon if you prefer. The crab stuffing is a nice addition and topped with a rich butter cream sauce. Serve over rice or creamy mashed potatoes.
This candy reminds me of the days of eating big hunk candy that we used to buy at the store..this is a stepped up version of nougat candy made with macadamia nuts and pistachio.
Coconut and cantaloupe are two flavors that go extremely well together. If you love coconut or cantaloupe or both, this is a must-try recipe.
This is the perfect dish when you are in the mood for stew but not in the mood to wait for 3 hours. This dish from start to finish is done in 30-45 minutes.
Time to take advantage of all of the amazing fresh fruit and make fresh fruit sorbets. If you can't get fresh pineapple, you can usually get fresh-frozen at Costco or Samsclub. This recipe is super easy to make and has only 5 ingredients.
Nothing says summer to me than a nice orange-glazed pound cake with an ice-cold scoop of vanilla ice cream or some whipped cream.
This is a version of loco moco that I actually found on a dolores chili brick package. I decided to try it and I use it to make chili all the time.... I love the seaonings and it is even better if you add ground beef and kidney beans to it.
Nothing goes better with coffee in the morning with a nice slice of coffee cake slathered with honey butter!
Simple As Pie! Pistachio pudding pie that is...! This pie is perfect for Saint Patrick's Day and it couldn't be any simpler!
Home sweet home is what these amazing muffins will remind you of... the perfect combination of sweet, cinnamon and ginger.
Guava jam rolls, my favorite holiday treat. It reminds me of Christmas morning buffets where all of our family would gather to open presents and eat our favorite holiday foods for breakfast!
A great dish to use up day old or leftover rice. This enchilada rice casserole is very simple and uses a combination of Portuguese sausage and ground beef.
A great way to make a new dish using Thanksgiving leftovers.. this is a stuffing casserole with a sweet, creamy corn and spam center!!
Every year I like to re-create a slightly healthier version of some of my favorite Halloween treats. This year I decided to try making peppermint patties replacing the sugar with agave. It turned out really well!
Spam quiche - a simple quiche recipe with Hawaii's favorite meat...Spam! Perfect for breakfast, lunch, brunch..or whatever!
Freshen up your teriyaki with a fresh tomato chimichurri spiced up with Hawaiian chili peppers. A great way to celebrate the end of summer bringing together the best of two cultures! Great on steaks as well!
This fruit salad is perfect as a side dish, dessert or even for breakfast. It is super easy to make and you can control how sweet it is by adjusting the sugar or honey yourself. Sometimes if the fruit is sweet enough, I don't even use sugar or honey.