It’s one of the most pervasive of culinary cliches — the exploding pressure cooker. And thanks to it, all manner of otherwise adept home cooks fearfully retreat from this kitchen workhorse.
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Here’s a cocktail in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. But you’re going to have to cut me some slack.
Today is “Hinamatsuri” or Girls’ Day. It is the third day of the third month and is also called Doll’s Day in Japan. Parents and grandparents of newborn girls buy special dolls that are displayed on shelves from the end of February till today. These dolls are special dolls that are handed down from generation to generation and are not to be played with, but are packed away, only to be displayed again at the same time the following year, in time for Girls’ Day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smart phone.
NEW YORK (AP) — What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips?
NEW YORK (AP) — Who doesn’t need a spring break from the cold weather so many places are experiencing? Here’s a look at destinations offering everything from beaches to baseball to music festivals.
I’ll see your Elsa and raise you a Darth Vader.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due to labor unrest.
NEW YORK — Treasury-market bulls got a break Friday as yields fell after reports on U.S. growth and regional manufacturing reinforced trader expectations the Federal Reserve won’t be quick to raise interest rates.
“Lihau’s Journey” (the film) becomes a hula drama, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Waimea’s Kahilu Theatre, featuring members, from keiki to kupuna, of the Beamer Solomon Halau O Po‘ohala and special guest kumu hula Keala Ching.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center presents the Girls’ Day Diva Festival 10.1 at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8 on the Campus Center Plaza. The event moves to the Performing Arts Center for a concert featuring award-winning Kaumakiwa, Shawn Pimental, and Kekuhi Keali‘ikanaka‘ole at 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — The Federal Communications Commission’s landmark vote on open Internet rules is being cheered by some in Hollywood who see the Internet as the new frontier for creativity and free expression.
The Honokaa Jazz Band, a group of advanced music students from Honokaa High and Intermediate School, will entertain at 7 p.m. Saturday at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea.
NEW YORK (AP) — Move aside, Gotham. Brooklyn has gotten so cool these days that it now has its own group of superheroes.
“The Lazarus Effect” is what happens when hip, smart actors commit themselves to a horror movie, body and soul.