Puff Pastry Mexican Breakfast Pizza

Puff Pastry Mexican Breakfast Pizza is a delicious savory pastry perfect for breakfast or brunch. Made for Discover, a blog by World Market. My kids aren’t old enough to make breakfast for me for Mother’s Day, well they are, but its not worth the mess and I don’t quite trust them to use my stove […]

Guava Hibiscus Mint Sorbet ( bonus recipe – Lychee Coconut Sorbet )

This post for Guava Hibiscus Mint Sorbet ( and bonus Lychee Coconut Sorbet recipe) is sponsored by Le Creuset on behalf or their new adorable Sorbet Collection. Weather is starting to heat up here in Las Vegas so that means it is popsicle, ice cream and sorbet making time. When Le Creuset asked me to […]

Maui Sunset Cocktail (Pineapple Hibiscus Vodka Cocktail) for Earth Day with PAU Maui Vodka

 Maui Sunset Cocktail ( Pineapple Hibiscus Vodka Cocktail) was created for PAU Maui Vodka for Earth Day 2018. This post is sponsored by PAU Maui Vodka.  When PAU Maui Vodka contacted me to create a cocktail with their vodka ( that is distilled from pineapple, so you know I love it) for Earth Day, I […]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Raspberry Cake

This Valentine’s Day Chocolate Raspberry Cake was made for Discover, A blog by World Market. This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market.  Valentine’s day is just around the corner and what better way to say I love you to your sweetheart than with making them a show stopper Chocolate Raspberry Cake decorated with […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon and Crispy Leeks

*****Giveaway is over****** Please check your emails to see if you are the winner. I have notified the winner chosen by random. If I do not hear back in 48 hours I will pick a new winner! I am a huge fan of roasted butternut squash soup. It is so simple to make, and so […]

Spicy Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp with Pineapple

Spicy Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp with Pineapple is a sweet and spicy version of the famous Hawaiian garlic shrimp that can be found at shrimp trucks on several of the islands. I first had this version when I visited Maui a few years ago, but it took a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii last […]

Triple Coconut Bundt Cake

This triple coconut bundt cake is perfect for the coconut lover. Coconut in the cake, soaking syrup and glaze and topped with more coconut. A tropical vacation in a cake! Cake recipe from Beautiful Bundts by Julie Anne Hession. Flu season is no joke. I was planning on blogging this triple coconut bundt cake recipe […]

Christmas Dinner – Cranberry Fig Roast Pork with Cranberry Orange Risotto

Cranberry Fig Roast Pork with Cranberry Orange Risotto makes for a perfect Christmas dinner. Serve with vegetables of choice and of course wine and save room for whatever you have planned for dessert. Perhaps a gingerbread house cake? These recipes are made for Discover, a blog by Cost Plus World Market. This post is sponsored […]

Persimmon Galette with Mango Dark Rum Glaze

Take advantage of winter’s best fruit by making this Persimmon Galette with Mango Rum Glaze before they are out of season. This is how far behind I am with my blog. I made this persimmon galette last year. That’s right. Last year. 2016. I am just now getting around to blogging it. I really shouldn’t […]

Hawaiian Airlines New Meal Program and Designer Uniforms

Hawaiian Airlines New Meal Program Starting Dec. 1, will introduce new elements in both food and fashion by launching a new meal program for its North American routes from local chefs and new uniform designs by a local designer. I was unable to attend this event in person due to childcare issues, however Hawaiian Airlines […]

Mango Passion Fruit Italian Cream Cake with Kiwi Buttercream

Mango Passion fruit Italian Cream Cake with Kiwi Buttercream.  A tropical version of the Italian Cream Cake from Irvin Lin‘s Cookbook, “Marbled, Swirled and Layered“. It is gorgeous, delicious and well worth the effort. Everything in Irvin’s book looks incredible. It was hard to choose what to make first. Irvin is celebrating the 1st anniversary […]

Big Island of Hawaii Banana Date Bread

Big Island of Hawaii Banana Date Bread. Banana bread is a must eat in Hawaii, with each island having its own version. Delicious versions at that.  Maui might have the most famous banana bread from its stands along the ever so windy Hana Highway, but the best I have ever had comes from a small […]