Let’s Talk Food: Taste of the Hawaiian Range 2018 around the corner

Taste of the Hawaiian Range 2018, the largest agricultural showcase, is set for 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the YMCA Minuke Ole Park in Waimea, as well as indoor classroom presentations and the evening gala at the adjacent Mana Christian Ohana complex, behind Parker Ranch Center, at 67-1182 Lindsey Road.

Let’s Talk Food: Happenings at Kilauea Lodge

Kurt Nelson was named chef of Kilauea Lodge by Highway West, the new owners. Lorna and Albert Jeyte retired after many years of hard work. It will be nice to invite them to dinner and know that Albert will be there. He missed so many dinners with us because he had to work because someone called in sick or didn’t show up in the kitchen.

Let’s Talk Food: Casseroles of the past

I received a very nice note in the mail from Mildred Winans, who said she had a double metal file of recipes, many of them from Hawaii Electric Light Co., where she worked as a home economist with Betty Jo Thompson and Masako Kuwaye. Mildred wanted a good home for her many years of recipes, so she asked me to pick them up.