Any dish that comes with its own handle is bound to be an appetizer favorite, and this Southeast Asian dish of marinated, grilled meat has deep flavor to match its convenient format.
This colorful vegetable casserole has a striking look but a simple approach. A tian is an assortment of roasted vegetables cooking in a shallow dish, sometimes with cheese or au gratin.
Berries are summer’s little jewels, and raspberries are the delicate rubies that look good with everything. Popular as a garnish, they also add beauty to sauces, sorbets and salsas. If ever there was an easy-to-celebrate food event, today’s National Raspberries and Cream Day might be it. Place a handful of fresh, fragrant raspberries in a bowl and top with a big dollop of whipped cream. Add a spoon and dig in. Are you salivating yet?
If you want to try growing orchids and rub elbows with the experts, be sure to check out the Annual Kona Daifukuji Orchid show and sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12.
WAILUKU, Hawaii — A Maui ranch has planted thousands of acacia koa trees to help stave off the spread of an invasive plant species.
Those of you looking to add fragrance to your garden might want to consider a somewhat rare species of ixora known as ixora odorata. Several ixora varieties grow well in tropical climates and are often found in Hawaiian gardens. The odorata, however, is the only one that has fragrant flowers. Odorata is a Latin word meaning perfumed and is often attached to plants that have a fragrant inflorescence like this one.
For an easy, rustic dessert, you really can’t beat a cobbler. With a fleet of tender biscuits floating on a sea of sweet fruit, a good cobbler can hold its own against any fancy cake or pastry.
It’s summer. It’s hot. And we still need to make dinner.