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Lessons from A Stone Fruit: Each Thing in its Own Time

It began with a fragrant nectarine a week ago, a curious longing for change. Being summer in the northern hemisphere, the produce section of our local Whole Foods Market boasts impressive, pyramid displays of picture perfect peaches, cherries, grapes, nectarines and plums. Such lovely abundance, these seasonal delights, yet living in Hawai‛i I seldom buy

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Farm to Table, Hawaii-style

If a picture is worth a thousand words, an exquisite setting for a meal must be worth a thousand bites. While our recent meal on the North Shore of O’ahu didn’t consist of that many forkfuls of food, each one was flavorsome and delicious—framed by a stunning backdrop of the jagged Waialae Mountains, bordered at

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Grace of the Table, Part 2: Fresh and Sustainable

I keep returning to the kitchen table. As a French-trained cook that’s not much of a surprise, I realize. Almost every night of the week, I’m chopping up fresh ingredients for dinner, content in the process of assembling something delicious and nourishing to eat. And nearly every evening, my beloved and I sit down together

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