Join me this weekend for THE PANTRY (and fridge and freezer) CHALLENGE! Win a prize! This Pantry Challenge is huge, and is NOT for the faint of heart. Get a notebook, a pen, and maybe a helper, and let us begin. Inventory your pantry. Inventory your refrigerator. … [Read more...] about Pantry Challenge: Are you ready?
I absolutely LOVE Netflix! When we moved to Hawaii, we decided to give up network television. We have access to Amazon Prime, and we've had Hulu for a short time, but Netflix is our favorite. The problem (or the BEST THING EVER) with Netflix, is that you can watch … [Read more...] about 15 Things to DO while Binge-Watching Netflix
Eating a 7-course Meal We love to do special dinners on holidays like Valentine's Day and Easter OR on weekends with nothing special happening. At the "Casa de Montalbano" we make a game out of creating fancy meals with simple ingredients and comparing the cost to a … [Read more...] about Make a 7-course meal at home!
This was originally posted in 2015. We love to shop at the Waialua Farmer's Market! There are lots of vendors with tons of fresh, local produce. There are baked goods, cut flowers, potted plants, live music, and huli huli chicken cooking. It smells wonderful! Here's what … [Read more...] about Farmer’s Market Bounty: meal planning around vegetables
What's for Dinner? Forgot to plan? What do you have? I had a few carrots, an onion, some celery, a small bag of potatoes, a little bacon, and some frozen chicken broth I'd had made a few weeks before. So, I made this soup --30 minutes prep time and 30 minutes … [Read more...] about Dinner from what you have on hand . . . .