Sweet Category

  • Family Sweet

    Leftover Peppermint Bark …what’s a girl to do?

    Leftover Peppermint Bark …what’s a girl to do? I was so excited to see peppermint bark for sale last December–that I certainly bought too much.

  • Sweet Drinks

    Vanilla Mulled Wine

    Ahhhhhh, it’s Saturday….

  • Sweet

    Recipe: Vanilla Lilikoi Poundcake

    One of our most requested recipes is for our Vanilla Lilikoi Poundcake, which is served at both our Up Country Teas and our Tasting events.

  • Sweet

    My Epic Fail or, How I Made A Trifle Out Of A Failed Genoise

    I love that the word “trifle” has more than one meaning; it can mean something of little, or no value; it can mean frivolously spending ones time (which I thought I had done when making this framboise); my dad always used to say,”You better not be trifling with me!” or, it can refer to a custard and fruit filled dessert, layered with sponge cake.

  • Sweet

    Making Vanilla Lemon Curd

    6 egg yolks (save whites for a genoise recipe I’m posting on Friday–or, make an omelette for    lunch!)2 whole eggs1 1/2 cup sugarvanilla seeds (rub into the sugar to avoid clumping)1 Tablespoon vanilla extract1 cup lemon juicezest of 4 lemons8 Tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into tablespoon sized chunks Method: In a small, heavy-bottomed pot, whisk egg yolks and eggs together .

  • Sweet

    Winter Warmth “With Lemons”

    We DO have a Winter here in Hawaii–and, I know, it is NOTHING like the cold temperatures that some of you get–it does allow us to have lovely fires in our fireplace and warm up our cold-cement-floored home.

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