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.
Brownies and blondies, or brownies without chocolate, are great for summer desserts and pack well for picnics. Served at room temperature, they are pretty decadent ala modes with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
The American Academy of Pediatrics published on July 23 a technical report about food additives saying there is increasing evidence that synthetic food additives have potential adverse effects on children’s health.
Our son, Dean, and I have conversations during dinner, talking about, what else, food. On Sunday night, we were talking about the difference between crumpets and English muffins.
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.
Wednesday is Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, and commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
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.