Tag Archives: cheese

“Gourmet” Salsa Chicken

This recipe comes upon request from my cast and crew of “The House of Blue Leaves” at Hawaii Pacific University Theatre. I’ve been making this dish for two actors to eat onstage instead of the “veal with oranges” that the … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

I realize that I’ve been terribly lax in updating here. Haole Girl Gourmet has been pushed to the periphery of my priorities for the last six months as I’ve taken on new roles at work, and continued to keep up … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms don’t get made as often as they should. They are easy! They finish in the oven and keep well before that step, which makes them perfect for entertaining. They are finger food, and fun. They aren’t too messy. … Continue reading

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Tortellini with Corn Sauce and Bacon

Janine turns corn into a sauce and continues to prove that everything is better with bacon. Continue reading

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Melon, Prosciutto and Fresh Mozzarella Skewers with Basil-Lime Sauce

Janine adds to the classic combination of proscuitto and melon to make a fabulous summertime appetizer! Continue reading

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Yellow Tomato Salad

Janine takes a giant yellow tomato and turns it into a concoction that, today, became a salad. But these flavors have all sorts of potential. Continue reading

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Scalloped Potatoes

Janine needed to use up potatoes and cheese so she made the best scalloped potatoes you’ve ever had. No, really. They’re that good. (Please, comment on the blog!) Continue reading

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Gourmet Grilled Cheese

Janine makes a better-than-average grilled cheese sandwich with fresh tomatoes and basil. Continue reading

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Fig and Walnut Salad

Janine makes a tasty salad utilizing fresh figs, and a vinaigrette with craisins and white balsamic vinegar. Continue reading

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Eclectic Quesadilla

Janine makes a quick and easy lunch of a “This-is-What-I-Had-in-the-Fridge” Quesadilla. Continue reading

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