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Winter Sunshine

Winter blues are banished by this bright and cheery cocktail! Makes one, but it’s easy to double. I planted mint in my garden several years ago and it never completely dies down in the winter. The leaves are a bit … Continue reading

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The Jungle Bird, a 70s classic tiki cocktail

  The Jungle Bird originated in Kuala Lumpur at the Hilton Hotel in 1978. What I love about it and what makes it different from most tiki drinks is the addition of Campari.  The Campari gives it a very slightly … Continue reading

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Polynesian Party Meatballs

Once again, proving that eating things off of sticks is fun.  This is a great dish to bring to a party or make for Dad’s special day.  The nifty bamboo sticks came from the Asian grocery store, but you could … Continue reading

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Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I thought that canned pineapple was the best way to make a pineapple upside down cake.  That’s how everyone does it right?  I guess I thought fresh pineapple would be too tough, or just too much work.  It was so … Continue reading

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Polynesian Party Meatballs

Once again, proving that eating things off of sticks is fun.  This is a great dish to bring to a party.  The nifty bamboo sticks came from the Asian grocery store, but you could easily use plain bamboo skewers cut … Continue reading

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Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I thought that canned pineapple was the best way to make a pineapple upside down cake.  That’s how everyone does it right?  I guess I thought fresh pineapple would be too tough, or just too much work.  It was so … Continue reading

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