Coffee From Hawaii

The ultimate coffee from the Hawaiian islands, of course, is Kona. Grown on the slopes of the Hualalai and Mauna Loa mountains of what is called the Big Island in rich volcanic soil, these bushes enjoy afternoon cloud cover and dry winters. They are cultivated only on the Big Island, in either the South or the North district, and are harvested in the autumn.

The beans are picked, pulped, dried, and hulled before they are graded. Size and shape determine the grades. All Kona coffee beans are sun dried. They are also all custom roasted. It's important to remember as …

Shrimp Scampi Recipe: Seafood Seasoned with Parsley, Dill and Garlic Butter

This recipe tastes great served on top of your favorite type of pasta or noodle. Add a salad and garlic bread to this dish for a complete meal. Most grocery and health food stores in your area should have a good selection of fresh shrimp to choose from in their seafood departments.

Shrimp Scampi Recipe


  • 1 stick butter (½ cup)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 red bell peppers – seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup green onion – sliced
  • 1 pound raw shrimp – peeled and de-veined
  • 4 cloves garlic – peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon

American Tea Party – Delicious Apple Walnut Scones

Apples like tea parties have been part of our country’s earlier history. It’s the apple's natural sweetness that draws us to them. Add some walnuts to this mixture and you a have delicious tasting scone that can’t be beat.

As one of the oldest cultivated fruit trees, apples have become a staple in our meals and snacks. Who doesn’t remember pork chops and applesauce for dinner or apples in our lunches, growing up as kids and what about the all American homemade apple pie?

Here’s a recipe that is easy to make and adds another apple dish to your collection …