March 2011

Lemon Almond Polenta Cake (G-Free)

March 27, 2011

From the first bite, you experience the soft crunchy texture from cornmeal and ground almonds, the fresh flavor of lemon, and moist richness that comes from olive oil. You will never believe this is gluten-free, dairy-free and can be made low sugar. My go-to dessert.

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Roast Asparagus

March 20, 2011

I am crazy about asparagus.  I have to apologize to my husband for my love of the emerald green spears of spring. Sometimes he gives me the look of “asparagus again”?

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Molasses Bran Muffins & Rare Hawaiian Organic White Honey

March 14, 2011

The queens were being installed, so it was a big day. Not a parade, country fair or beauty pageant. Queen bees, being installed in beehives to produce some of the most exquisite honey in the world – rare Hawaiian organic white honey.

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes & Ginger Syrup from Hawaii

March 6, 2011

Pancakes may be standard breakfast fare, but made with Ricotta cheese and a zealous addition of lemon zest, they are anything but standard. With a drizzle of homemade ginger syrup, these are possibly the best pancakes, or hotcakes, I’ve ever eaten. In fact, we’ve had them two mornings in a row while staying at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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