All Hail Whipped Cream, A Dairy Delight

I’m a fan, a BIG fan of whipped cream.  If it’s even mildly OK to top something with cream, it’s going to happen in my house.  Chocolate Mousse, yes please.  Cakes and Pies? Pass the cream.  Corn Soup – load it up baby!  A nice medium rare steak?  Delicious.  I prefer my espresso with either steamed half and half (breve) or heavy cream (creme).  That … Continue reading All Hail Whipped Cream, A Dairy Delight

Starbucks Via Christmas Mocha Cookies

I haven’t baked Christmas Cookies in 7 years.  I’m a little ashamed that this is a vague memory for my youngest child.  Once upon a time my extended family called me “Rhontha Stewart”, but that was a VERY long time ago, before we moved to the land of perpetual summer.  It’s just too hot during the Christmas season to crank up the oven.  This year, I … Continue reading Starbucks Via Christmas Mocha Cookies

Red Hot Pizza Oven

Pizza Night – Bon Appétit with Aloha

Pizza night at our house is not what most people think of as “Pizza Night”.  Ours doesn’t involve a phone call to Round Table, it doesn’t include a tip, and it certainly doesn’t mean a one size fits all topping choice.  Pizza Night at our house means making sure there’s enough kiawe wood chopped for a long evening in the back yard. When we moved to … Continue reading Pizza Night – Bon Appétit with Aloha