What Fruits and Vegetables to Use in Summer Gazpacho Variations & No Cooking

Gazpacho Libre

The key to great gazpacho? Improvisation.



It’s hot out there! Leave the oven off and join the No Cook Month. All August we’re keeping it cool with recipes and entertaining tips without all that sweaty baking.

From Elyse Inamine – National Cooking


The gazpacho color wheel, from left: classic tomato, yogurt with golden raisins, grape and hazelnut and roasted red pepper with basil | Photo: Tasting Table

Read more: What Fruits and Vegetables to Use in Summer Gazpacho Variations | Tasting Table.


The Brief, Ultra Romantic History Of Hawaiis Flying Hotels

It’s still amazing that humankind ever found a way to fly. But it especially blows our minds to think about people flying out to Hawaii — the most geographically-isolated landmass in the world — in the early 1900s.

A piece of this history is the subject of an exhibition at Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, titled “Hawaii By Air,” on view through July 2015. It looks at how advancements in air travel worldwide changed Hawaii’s tourism, and all of Hawaii, forever.

Boeing Model 314 Clipper; Pan American Airways (Pan Am) (USA)


Read more here:

The Brief, Ultra Romantic History Of Hawaiis Flying Hotels.

By James Cave for Huffington Post


Organic Rum Added to Ocean Vodka Family! Click link below for recipe contest.

We are excited to announce that: Starting September 1, Hawai‘i will have a new rum in the market! Ultra premium, organic Deep Island Hawaiian Rum from Hawaii Sea Spirits LLC the makers of Ocean Organic Vodka.


Made from organic sugar cane and blended with deep ocean mineral water, Deep Island Hawaiian Rum is produced at Hawaii Sea Spirits Organic Farm and Distillery in Kula, Maui, Hawai‘i. The rum will be available for purchase and sampling at The Farm starting September 1 and will be available for distribution throughout Hawai‘i starting October 1.

“Named for its cultural relevance as much as its physical description of Hawai‘i, Deep Island Hawaiian Rum embodies the very spirit of our tropical islands,” stated HSS CEO, Shay Smith. “Not only are the Hawaiian Islands the deepest in the world, but also our way of life is deeply rooted in horticultural nurturing. This particular clear rum is dubbed “WAVE” to further depict our respect for the energy in water that brings life to our islands.”

To read more and to find out about the recipe contest DEADLINE August 29th, click below.

Organic Rum Added to Ocean Vodka Family! And Great Events this Fall….


7 Great Food Magazines That Dont Exist Online – The Daily Meal

If you want to read these wonderful magazines, you’ll have to do it the old fashioned way!

Here are two samples:


This network of local food publications publishes nearly 100 local magazines from NYC all across North America, including Hawaii and several in Canada.



The Journal of Food and Coulture

This “journal of food and culture” has been taking “food as a starting point to probe timely and necessary questions about the role of food in everyday life” since its inception in 2001.












For more great magazines, read more by: Dan Myers

7 Great Food Magazines That Dont Exist Online | The Daily Meal.