Musings of a wife and mother, born and raised in Hawaii. Far away from home now, but creating and discovering bits of sunshine and paradise in everyday life.
Monthly archive October, 2014
Bat Musubi

Bat Musubi

It’s that spooky time of year again. A bat theme seems appropriate, since Laurel proclaimed she is¬†dressing up as a bat! Search for bat templates online. I found mine here¬†and printed out the large bat. Look for wings that aren’t too long and skinny–those are harder to cut out and work with. This bat is...
Crock Pot Kalua Pig on a Rack of Onions

Crock Pot Kalua Pig on a Rack of Onions

Now that the weather is cooling down from the 90’s this past week to the mid 70’s today, it seems like a good time to welcome fall by making some kalua pig (or kalua pork for the slightly more refined). Of course the best way to make kalua pig is in a traditional imu, but...
Buffalo Cauliflower Pancakes

Buffalo Cauliflower Pancakes

Roasted Vegetables seem to make vegetables so tasty and easy to eat. I played around and made these yummy buffalo pancakes using ground roasted cauliflower seasoned with a some buffalo wing sauce and a bit of miso. An egg and a few tablespoons of mochiko (glutinous rice flour) helped hold the pancakes together just enough...