Keiki in the Kitchen

Keiki in the Kitchen: 1 Sauce, 4 Dinners

Photos: Karen DB Photography When the school year starts, you have a lot on your plate. So, who has time to cook up something new for dinner every night? Here’s an idea: Make one pot of marinara sauce that can…

Keiki in the Kitchen: Playing with Pasta

Photo: Karen DB Photography When it comes to lunch, dinner, or, really any time, noodles are always a kid favorite. We asked chef Ronnie Nasuti of Tiki's Grill and Bar to play with his food and come up with new…

Duff wants YOU to decorate with HIM!

Get your cupcake and decorate it too with Ace of Cakes star Duff Goldman. The first 1,000 children through the doors at Bishop Museum this Sunday for the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival’s family event HMAA Presents Keiki in the…

Keiki in the Kitchen: 3 DIY Ice Pops

Photos: Karen DB Photography Frozen Fruit Pops We love summer for its great selection of fruit. Let kids pick their own mixtures for fresh, frozen treats that really pop. INGREDIENTS Fresh fruit such as mango, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, kiwi, grapes,…

Keiki in the Kitchen: Spring Snack Platter

Photo: Karen DB Photography MATERIALS Flowers: Strawberries, yellow bell pepper slices, cherry tomato and kamaboko fishcake. Stems: Celery, cucumber and nori. Soak celery and cucumber sticks in cool water overnight to make them curl. Butterflies: Use a flower cookie cutter,…

Keiki in the Kitchen: Dressed Up Breakfasts

School mornings can often be a scramble, and not of the egg variety. We all know the rush of searching for backpacks/homework assignments/permission forms/jackets and shoes while sneaking in bites of whatever food you can hold in one hand. So,…

Keiki in the Kitchen: S’mores from Scratch

Photos: Karen DB Photography  Melted chocolate, toasty graham crackers and marshmallows roasted until they're golden brown–what could be better than your usual s'more? Michelle Karr-Ueoka knows. The chef and co-owner of the award-winning MW Restaurant, Karr-Ueoka worked in amazing restaurants…

Keiki in the Kitchen: Healthy Afterschool Snacks

A strawberry, honey, and Asian pear smoothie? Yes, please! Photos: Odeelo Dayondon, David Croxford When school is in session, it can be a challenge keeping the family fueled up for classes, homework, practices and everything else that fills up the…