Tastes of Spring: A Trip to Farmer’s Market

The enticing aroma of ripe, fresh strawberries scents the air. It is a bright spring morning and I have walked from my writer’s cottage in Carmel-by-the-Sea to the weekly farmer’s market. The gathering of vendors is a modest affair, perhaps a dozen tables, the market significantly smaller now that the City exiled it from the


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