South Indian Pineapple with Chile and Mustard Seeds

Soon after I’d made the rash decision to move to Hawaii, I was looking through the Oahu job classifieds online.  Sandwiched somewhere between the ads for fire knife dancers and coconut tree climbers was an ad for field worker at a pineapple plantation.  Clearly the job market in Honolulu was going to be a little

Indian-Spiced Creamed Greens

Creamed spinach.  It’s pretty good stuff, right?  I mean, even folks who hate greens and vegetables in general would probably be happy to eat it on the side of a char-grilled steak. But what about those of us on the other end of the spectrum, i.e.  those of us who would happily eat spinach, kale

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

When I make dinner for friends or family I invariably get asked whether the recipe of one of the dishes is available on the blog.  It seems like 9 times out of 10 the answer is no.   Sigh.  I’ll get there…. eventually. I have a feeling that these were probably the last of the