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Archive: Jun 2015

Kauai Tropical Tea

Hibiscus sabdariffa, commonly known as Thai roselle, is what puts the zing in Celestial Seasonings’ Red Zinger Tea. ©2015 Daniel Lane Last week, I bought roselle buds and local honey at the Kealia farmers market. Instinct and Mother Nature compelled me to combine them with a few things from my garden, which resulted in this…

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June 28, 2015

Mango Sauce

        Sauteed Kauai Shrimp with Mango Sauce. Mango sauce that’s sweet, tangy and spicy, and goes well with tofu, fish, chicken or seared Kauai Shrimp. It’s so good, you can use leftovers on morning yogurt! Makes about one cup. 1 mango 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar 1 lime 1/4 cup cilantro 1 garlic…

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June 18, 2015

Kauai Mango Season

Right now, scent of mangoes cling to the thick air at Kauai farmers markets. Typically, mango season in Hawaii varies on climate conditions, but they usually begin ripening in April and are available throughout October. Flowering begins in early spring when showy clusters, which grow up to 16-inches long, cascade down trees that grow up…

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June 18, 2015

Anniversary Dinner at Jo2 Kauai

Last week Dan and I celebrated 16 years of marriage. We began the day with a walk on the beach and came across a heart that someone drew in the sand. We took a selfie and posted it on Facebook, which prompted one of Tasting Kauai’s fans to write, “Happy Anniversary! Now, I want to…

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June 13, 2015

Sheraton Kauai's Table 53 Hits $100,000 Milestone

Pele’s Passion at RumFire. Daniel Lane photo. Sheraton Kauai Resort announces that over $100,000 has been donated to benefit the Kauai community through the resort’s Table 53 charity program since its inception in October 2012. On a monthly basis, all net food and beverage proceeds from RumFire Poipu Beach’s table number 53 is donated to…

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June 4, 2015

Menu for 27th Annual Taste of Hawaii

Taste of Hawaii this Sunday at Smith’s tropical Paradise. Daniel Lane photo Smith’s Tropical Paradise Sunday, June 7, 2015For tickets and more info, visit Bikers of Kauai RUSSELL HALUAPO Smoked Meats, Kim Chee, Steamed Rice The Bistro, Kilauea JOHN-PAUL GORDON, Chef St. Louis BBQ Ribs served with Pineapple BBQ Sauce Da Kine Foods BOBBY…

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June 2, 2015