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Kahakai Kitchen · 1d ago

Nigel Slater's Tomato, Fennel and Cod Soup: A Unique Fish Soup for Souper (Soup, Salad & Sammie) Sundays

This is a two-fish-dish week. I'm both working through some frozen fish and trying to add a little more protein to my diet this week. I had a bit over a pound of wild cod in the freezer and had been wanting to try this Tomato Fish Broth recipe from N...
Kahakai Kitchen · 3d ago

Heidi Swanson's Nori Compound Butter with Salmon and Brown Rice and/or Baby Radishes

I love nothing better than a simply cooked piece of good fish or roasted veggies or grains topped with a bit compound butter--it adds so much flavor and richness. I love making compound butter with different ingredients so I have been wanting to try ...
Kahakai Kitchen · 6d ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of "The Mermaids of Lake Michigan" By Suzanne Kamata, Served with a Scrambled Egg Sandwich with Sriracha-Garlic Mayo (+ a Giveaway!)

Happy Valentine's Day! I'm excited to be kicking off the TLC Book Tour for a new coming-of-age novel, The Mermaids of Lake Michigan by Suzanne Kamata that publishes today. Accompanying my review is a recipe for a Scrambled Egg Sandwich with Sriracha-...
Kahakai Kitchen · 1W ago

A Simple Potato, Leek, Fennel & Thyme Stew for Souper (Soup, Salad & Sammie) Sundays

Yesterday was stormy--rainy and windy and probably the better day for making this simple vegetable stew than the sunny weather we are enjoying today. But, although this stew is packed with vegetables, it isn't particularly heavy so it really works fo...
Kahakai Kitchen · 1W ago

Chickpea Wraps with Celery, Dill and Mustard

Having a simple salad made up and ready to go--along with baby greens and a package of large tortillas or flatbread--makes it easy to toss together a satisfying sandwich wrap for lunch or di...
Kahakai Kitchen · 1W ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of "The Odds of You and Me" by Cecilia Galante, Served with a Recipe for (Gluten Free) Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes

On today's TLC Book Tour, I'm reviewing the fantastic and heart-warming new novel The Odds of You and Me by Cecilia Galante. Along with my review is a recipe for gluten free Peanut Butter and Banana Pancakes inspired by the book. Publisher's Blurb:In...
Kahakai Kitchen · 2W ago

Heidi Swanson's Immunity Soup Broth with Green Soba Noodles and Veggies for Souper (Soup, Salad & Sammie) Sundays

It seems like this time of year everyone I know is battling some kind of crud or not feeling their best. For me it has been seemingly unending asthma, sinus and breathing issues so I am always looking for food to nourish my body, ease symptoms and bu...
Kahakai Kitchen · 2W ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of Tough Justice Countdown (An 8-Part FBI Romantic Suspense Serial)

I'm here with a quick Friday post to review Tough Justice Countdown as part of the TLC Book Tour. It's an eight-part romantic suspense serial that released this week and I am reviewing the first book, Tough Justice Countdown: Part 1 by Carla Cassidy ...
Kahakai Kitchen · 2W ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of "The Fifth Petal" by Brunonia Barry, Served with a Tisane of Lemongrass, Blood Orange, Ginger, Hibscus, and Rose (+ a Giveaway!)

Today's TLC Book Tour has us traveling to Salem, Massachusetts for a new mystery/thriller, The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry. One of the places in the book is the fictional Eve's Lace Reader...
Kahakai Kitchen · 3W ago

Simplest Tomato Soup for Cook the Books: "Stir" by Jessica Fechtor and for Souper (Soup, Salad & Sammie) Sundays

Nothing comforts like a bowl of tomato soup. Today I am pairing it with a comforting read, the current selection for Cook the Books: Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals That Brought Me Home by Jessica Fechtor. (I'm the host for this round and you can...