The Soulful Kitchen: A Feast for the Senses

Late afternoon. Upcountry Maui. I’m peeling potatoes in the kitchen, standing barefoot on a fringed area rug that fails to sufficiently hide the ugly, old brown linoleum. As my thoughts hover behind me at the oven, noisily debating dinner, the smell of earth wafts up to arrest my attention. A hand stops mid-motion. I raise