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Forum: Kaukau Korner April 30th, 2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,834
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: What is this?

Heheh. Wahiawa post office has a small tree in their parking lot along the fence. Had to check the PO box and saw the tree was fruiting so I picked what I could for the daughter. She likes this...
Forum: Kaukau Korner April 13th, 2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,135
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Natto

I keep asking the wife about this. Why is it the Japanese have such a thing for "slime"? Stringy natto, raw egg, okonomiyaki with "undercooked" batter....neeless to say, I tried natto once and...
Forum: Kaukau Korner April 13th, 2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Kebabs

I musta missed something these past couple of years. I always thought she was a babe. :p

Same here. Lamb/beef/chicken/shrimp kebabs. Personally, I find them humbug to cook. Once it starts to...
Forum: Circuit Circus March 23rd, 2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: wireless router recommendation?

Yeah, we were steered to buying a Linksys as well. There be geists in that little box. Even our hardwired puter goes buggie through this thing. :confused: Maybe shoulda' gone cheap. Sometimes...
Forum: Kaukau Korner March 23rd, 2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Automat

There was one downtown on King St. way back in the mid to late 50's. I remember eating there on one occasion. Seems they weren't around for very long.
Forum: The Workshop March 9th, 2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,935
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Know where I can get 1 gal. cans of Ballistol?

www.ballistol.com. $60 + shipping. Yeah, it's been awhile but I remember Ballistol's package deals running closer to the $20 mark. Now they're at $36 + shipping. :(
Forum: The Workshop March 5th, 2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,935
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Know where I can get 1 gal. cans of Ballistol?

Same here. I use the pour top can, but can't find even that. The stuff is now too expensive to order online, so I'm looking for an alternative. For my purposes, it doesn't have to be Ballistol...
Forum: The Classroom March 5th, 2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,827
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Shunning of my preschool darling

Is he an only child?

Kids do that, especially if they have siblings. Even at 3, they will copy or mimic their older brothers and sisters. Our daughter has always had interactions with "fair...
Forum: Kaukau Korner March 1st, 2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,661
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: SPAM sales restricted!

Whoa! You betcha I won't try that. Sugar spike and high BP all at the same time? :D
Forum: Kaukau Korner February 28th, 2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,661
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: SPAM sales restricted!

Wow! 2 cases? :D Sheesh! I think we still have the 3 cans I bought sometime last year. :p
Forum: Kaukau Korner February 25th, 2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,338
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Anybody been to Makino Chaya at Aloha Tower lately?

The furthest MC I've been to was the Pearlridge location. So-so. We used to go to the Mililani MC often and saw it go south before our eyes. First they got rid of the menu items like the king...
Forum: Mixed Plate September 23rd, 2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Racism

Snopes says the story started in 1998 and has since resurfaced in different guises. T'aint true.
Forum: The Laboratory September 15th, 2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,056
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Stopping the cold flu

I've been getting annual flu shots for the past several years because I have type II. Haven't come down with the flu until this past early summer. Got laid out for 6 weeks with 2 types of flu and...
Forum: The Workshop September 15th, 2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,981
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: What's in your garden now?

Bummers ah? Just gotta try whatever and see what goes and what doesn't. Wife wants me to try artichoke. :confused: Well whattheheck. ;)

Adri, the wife has Thai basil and another variety that...
Forum: The Workshop September 14th, 2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,981
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: What's in your garden now?

Poha, lilikoi, rosemary, 2 types of basil (wife and daughter love my pesto :D), Okinawan tangerine, Kona orange, red meat papaya, Hawaiian chili peppers and even medicinal olena. Going to start...
Forum: Kaukau Korner September 14th, 2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Eating Festival in Sefton Park

Mmmm. I remember our visit to the Bristol International Kite Festival. Lots of good eats. Not much by way of variety, but what they had they had a lot of. We stayed at a nearby resort and had a...
Forum: Kaukau Korner September 10th, 2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,553
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Halalu

Aku belly, plastic shrimp, plastic strips. This is the kind you buy in the fishing supply section. Comes in small sheets and you can cut to suit your needs. The shrimp is the same. Comes in a bag...
Forum: Kaukau Korner September 7th, 2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,673
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Cooking Mays teri burgers

Only meat dish I steam is pork hash or lup cheong. Never even gave a thought of steaming hamburger. Some dim sum restaurants will serve a steamed beef meat ball. I tried them once, but they...
Forum: Kaukau Korner September 7th, 2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,286
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Liliha bakery puffs

Maybe the gave you the wrong pastry? :confused: Had some not too long ago and it still takes several mouthfuls to finish one off. :p I only eat them when someone else buys them. Personally,...
Forum: Kaukau Korner September 4th, 2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,925
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Popping popcorn

Is this one of those pots with the fancy lids?

If so, these pots tend to keep too much steam inside. You need to let out more. The steam is what makes the popped corn tough and kinda soft. I...
Forum: Kaukau Korner September 4th, 2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,673
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Cooking Mays teri burgers

Pan fry or broil okay.
Forum: Mixed Plate August 21st, 2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Quorn appreciation thread

Is it labeled as "Quorn"? Gotta know what to look for, eh? :)
Forum: Mixed Plate August 20th, 2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,565
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: KFC is getting cheap.

We gave up on KFC ages ago. After eating their chicken, our tongues feel like they've been pickled and our fingers look like greasy bangers. Way too much salt and way too much grease. I thought...
Forum: Kaukau Korner August 18th, 2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,121
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: Phuket Thai

Kinda like Pho King? When I ordered a bowl of pho, the owner corrected me that it was pronounced like "fa", not sounding like "foe". :eek:
Forum: The Big Picture August 18th, 2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,110
Posted By Da Rolling Eye
Re: District 9

Looks like I'll be doing a solo matinee at Mililani later this week. :D
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