Category Archives: Healthy Eating

16 Bean Soup for winter warmth

I just made a 16 bean soup that is perfect for a 40 degree (or colder) winter day.  It is really pretty fast to make – cooking times range around 2 1/2 to 3 hours for the beans to be … Continue reading

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Spats’ Amaretto Torte

Since I am trekking down memory lane, The Advertiser used to go out to restaurants with popular recipes and get the chefs to let them print the best of the best.  Spats was an Italian restaurant in Waikiki at the … Continue reading

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New info on food that hurts or rarely helps

The title says it all….. Every time I turn around there is new information (that is sometimes old information) about our eating as it relates to our health. Back in the “old” days, there was good nutrition and sound eating habits.  … Continue reading

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Food Sharing versus Food Waste Composting

I am not a radical in the food world.  However, I do have strong opinions. This whole food composting, politically-correct idea is a bit off-putting for me. I know there are things that are appropriate to composting – rinds and peelings of … Continue reading

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Cornbread Muffins – made with real corn

Traditional cornbread muffins are made with cornmeal.  However, if you don’t have cornmeal on hand or prefer fresh corn, you can still make cornbread muffins. This recipe is easy to make and the results are delicious.  I’ve made them with whole wheat … Continue reading

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