It’s time to take down the ghosts, deflate the lawn decorations and store the 10-foot-tall skeleton. You need to get ready for Thanksgiving.
If you plan on doing a lot of hosting over the holiday season, your kitchen is likely to get quite a workout. But before you start basting the turkey and preparing the stuffing, it’s good to get your kitchen in as good a shape as possible. You can hire a professional housecleaner to handle this, at an average cost of $170, or you can clean your kitchen yourself. Here’s a rundown of some of the most important tips the pros use when they clean house.
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — When former Silicon Valley marketer Jessica Carew Kraft picked up a smelly dead fox from the side of U.S. 101, she knew she was on her way to the new life that beckoned from thousands of years in the past.
In all good conscience, I cannot really recommend that anyone try the recipes in this story.
Inflation is slowing, turkey prices are dropping and yet, somehow, Thanksgiving dinners will still cost more than they did last year.
For over 30 years, high-precision GPS (Global Positioning System) measurements have been a key tool used by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO). Scientists have come to depend on daily GPS positions to monitor changes in the shape of volcanoes and understand magma storage and movement underground.
When the first Polynesians arrived in the Hawaiian Islands, there were very few plants that were of use as edible or medicinal. Initially they probably lived on what could be taken from the sea like limu, fish, vana, opihi, squid, octopus and sea slugs, just to mention a few. Of course, many birds flourished on the land. They and their eggs were fair game as well.
The heartbreaking tragedy of my Wednesday-night dinner began with a simple message from my wife: She was on her way to an appointment and was defrosting a package of shrimp.
The combination of soy sauce, honey and sherry adds a sweet glaze to this stir-fried pork tenderloin. I added Chinese noodles and broccoli florets to complete this easy meal. These noodles can be found dried in the Asian section of the market or steamed in the produce section. They only need a few minutes to cook. You can use angel hair pasta instead.
Jimmy Kimmel propelled weight-loss drugs into our popular consciousness in March, when he quipped at the Oscars: “Everybody looks so great. When I look around this room I can’t help but wonder: Is Ozempic right for me?”
We frequently talk of protecting the rainforests and cloud forests of Hawaii, but often neglect the importance of Hawaii’s dry land forests. However, thanks to the efforts of Ka‘ahahui o Ka Nahelehele we are beginning to understand the importance as well.
Can you imagine yourself living in under 500 square feet? For many, tiny living gives them the opportunity to travel, pare down their belongings and save money. Especially since the pandemic, tiny living has taken off, offering a budget friendly way to live with the freedom for adventure.
I love the intriguing aroma and flavors of foods cooked in an Indian tandoor oven. To capture some of these flavors at home, I used a spice seasoned yogurt sauce, using spices easily at hand, ginger, coriander and cayenne pepper. Although not made in a special oven, the meal fills my requirement for some great Indian food, midweek.
LOS ANGELES — The year was 1948. World War II was in the rearview mirror and in Los Angeles, drive-in restaurants were in full swing.
Starting this weekend, Saturday Oct. 21, the Hawaii Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society is having a tropical vireya outreach at the Pana‘ewa Zoo. Members will be there from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. to share their knowledge and plants with the public. There is also a vireya garden you may visit at any time at the zoo. For further information call Sherla Berttelmann at (808) 966-9225.