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Kahakai Kitchen · 1d ago

A Fried Halloumi Salad for My Friend

Some weeks are tougher than others. This week has been one of those weeks. Lots of issues and work deadlines and some 'life stuff,' combined with everything that is going on in the world. My heart goes out to the people of Mexico, Puerto Rico and eve...
Kahakai Kitchen · 3d ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of "Dirty Wars and Polished Silver" by Lynda Schuster, Served with Bagels with Two Shmears (Smoked Trout & Harissa Mint) & a Book Giveaway!

Are you a memoir fan? I am and I have a great one to share on today's TLC Book Tour stop for Dirty Wars and Polished Silver: The Life and Times of a War Correspondent Turned Ambassatrix by Lynda Schuster. I'm pairing my review with Bagels with Two Sm...
Kahakai Kitchen · 6d ago

Hummus Soup with Toasted Chickpeas and Feta for Souper (Soup, Salad & Sammie) Sundays

I didn't get around to making fresh hummus this week so I think it was on my mind when I saw this recipe for Hummus Soup pop up in an email from Cooking Light. I have made hummus soups before (here and here for example), but it's been a while and the...
Kahakai Kitchen · 1W ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of "A Mother Like Mine" by Kate Hewitt, Served with a Recipe for Hot New Potato & Parsley Salad

It's Friday and this was a crazy week, so I am thankful it is finally here. To kick off the weekend, I'm happy to be on the TLC Book Tour for a good end-of-summer read, A Mother Like Mine by Kate Hewitt. Accompanying my review is a recipe for a simpl...
Kahakai Kitchen · 1W ago

Simple Red Lentil Soup with Caraway and Minted Yogurt for Souper (Soup, Salad & Sammie) Sundays

I almost didn't make soup today. I am a bit under the weather and between that and when not trying to sleep, being glued to CNN watching Hurricane Irma, I finally made my way to the kitchen and tossed together my planned soup. Luckily it was this ver...
Kahakai Kitchen · 2W ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of "The Good Daughter" by Karin Slaughter, Served with a Different Kind of P B & J: A Pecan-Miso Butter & Jelly Sandwich

It's Friday and there is a lot going on in the world. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in Florida and anywhere in the path of Hurricane Irma, those still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and those in the Mexico earthquake. I'm taking a bre...
Kahakai Kitchen · 2W ago

Review & Recipe: "Everything We Left Behind" by Kerry Lonsdale, Paired with Ahi Poke Tacos and Miso-Ginger Cabbage Slaw

Even with the holiday on Monday, it takes some effort to get over hump day and a step closer to the weekend. A good book and a tasty dinner certainly help. Today I have an over-due review for Everything We Left Behind by Kerry Lonsdale and I'm accomp...
Kahakai Kitchen · 2W ago

Donna Hay's Kale, Spinach & Tofu Soup for Souper (Soup, Salad & Sammie) Sundays

This is not the prettiest soup I have shared and probably a white bowl would have been better for pictures, but when you are feeling like you need something healthy and green in your system, that is quick to make, tastes, great, and satisfies, Donna ...
Kahakai Kitchen · 3W ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of "The Talented Ribkins" by Ladee Hubbard, Served with a Recipe for Baby Tomatoes with Herbs and Mozzarella and a Book Giveaway!

I am very happy to be a stop on the TLC Book Tour for The Talented Ribkins, a novel by Ladee Hubbard.  Along with my review of this fun and unique novel, I am sharing a recipe for Baby Tomatoes with Herbs and Mozzarella, inspired by my reading. There...
Kahakai Kitchen · 3W ago

The Book Tour Stops Here: A Review of "I'll Have What She's Having" by Erin Carlson, Served up with Tiramisu Cream Clouds (And a Book Giveaway!)

Happy Tuesday! I am a sucker for a good romantic comedy and three favorite films on my Top Ten Romcom List are Sleepless in Seattle, You've Got Mail, and When Harry Met Sally. All are Nora Ephron films, so I am beyond excited and happy to be a stop o...