This drink is similar to a piña colada, but uses vodka instead of rum. I like mine with lots of coconut, so feel free to add more pineapple if you like a fruitier tropical drink.
Mandu are Korean dumplings. These are filled with cabbage, tofu and beef or pork. These can easily be made vegetarian by omitting the meat and I think they would still be delicious.
Jin, whose Korean family named her Regret, leaves behind her family in 1914 to become a picture bride to a Korean man in Hawaii.
This pineapple cream pie comes together in a jiffy. Topped with coconut, it is the perfect tropical dessert for a hot summer night.
Inspired by Honolulu by Alan Brennert. Kimchi, a spicy and slightly sweet Korean dish, is made with pickled cabbage, ginger and garlic. It is the most common Korean side dish.
This simple stacked salad has tons of flavor. Cucumbers and tomatoes are stacked together then drizzled with balsamic vinegar.
I have tried adding different ingredients to my Rice Krispie treats, but the classic version is the one I love the most. These are in the shape of Ohio (kind of), the setting of “The Weird Sisters” by Eleanor Brown.
The Weird Sisters is about three sisters who were each named after famous Shakespearean women by their fanatical dad. They reunite at their parent’s home after their mother is diagnosed with cancer.
I am working on my book post for The Weird Sisters and decided to make Rice Krispie treats in the shape of states with the kids.
The Dutch produce an impressive array of cheeses, including Edam, Gouda and the seasonal Meadowkraas. Add some pears, nuts, crackers, rye bread and you have a meal! Wash it all down with a Dutch beer such as Amstel or Heineken.