Monthly Archives: October 2011

Oct 28

Chibo Okonomiyaki House 5-course Dinner

By Sharon | Review

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese pancake made with cabbage, eggs, seafood, meats and lots of great seasonings. In Japan you can go into tiny places and they bring you the ingredients and you cook them right on a grill at your table. There are also nice restaurants that serve a fancier sort of Okonomiyaki. A little […]

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Oct 26

Hula Grill Island Breakfast

By Sharon | Travel

We started our day with a sunrise walk in the waves hitting the beach. Okay I walked and Ken ran. Bare feet in warm, soft sand seems to work up an appetite. Breakfast on Tuesday morning was at the Hula Grill on the beach in Waikiki. The sun was up, the surfers and paddle boarders […]

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Oct 26

Pumpkin Hazelnut Spice Muffins

By Sharon | Happenings

I love when pumpkin season comes around.  Many years ago I found multiple recipes for Pumpkin Hazelnut Spice Muffins and I tried many of them.  One of my issues was the huge amount of sugar in every one of these recipes.  I’ve cut my sugar down since I don’t think breakfast should be loaded with […]

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Oct 21

Preparing Fairytale Pumpkin to Cook With

By Sharon | Tips

This year I read all the descriptions of the variety of pumpkins at Whole Foods and selected a Fairytale Pumpkin for my baking needs.  From research on the internet a Cinderella Pumpkin looks the same but has an orange skin. The Fairytale Pumpkin has more of a tan skin. They are both good for baking. […]

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