Anyone CAN cook!

“Anyone can cook!” is the light-hearted and joyous message echoing through movie theaters across the country in the new animated movie, “Ratatouille (rat-a-too-ee)” — about a rat who loves to cook, in spite of himself. If a rat can do it, you can too, right? Granted, Remy is a no odinary rodent — his gourmet’s palate […]

Island Bounty

As a fairly new resident in Hawaii, I’ve really enjoyed combing through local farmers’ markets, ethnic groceries, even supermarket produce aisles to find what’s local and fresh here. Of course one expects to find tropical fruits (papayas, mangoes, dragonfruit, bananas, pineapples) and Asian vegetables a-plenty, and there’s certainly no shortage of these. What took my […]