Aloha Bread – A quick trip to the Hawaiian Islands!

Put some of the most delicious tropical flavors of Hawaii together and what do you get? Aloha Bread, of course! Pineapple, banana, coconut and macadamia nuts all roll into one scrumptious quick bread. It’s a friendly Hawaiian welcome to the Islands! 1/2 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup light brown sugar 2 eggs 3 Tblsp. milk […]

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Hawaiian Turkey Meatballs (Slow Cooker) – Delicious, retro hors d’oeuvre food!

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Miss Party’s friends and family went a little crazy for this sweetly retro-but-still-tasty “Hawaiian Turkey Meatballs” recipe. Meatballs have been a perfect “help yourself” party food since 1971 when Rival’s Crock-Pot came into our lives. Throw them together late morning, leave it to cook all day and then keep it warm in your slow cooker […]

Tropical Fruit Breads – Quick, easy and delicious in the summertime!

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One of the things Miss Party loves most in Hawaii are the delicious tropical fruits! At our hotel we enjoyed daily Maui-style fruit platters; ripe, fresh tropical fruit with a variety of moist and delicious slices of fruit bread. Some of the interesting combinations were delightfully tasty: banana bread (with and without macadamia nuts); coconut, […]

Five Cup Salad for a Crowd – A good, old-fashioned fruit salad, perfect for spring and summer!

Coconut Tree in Maui, Hawaii

Five Cup Salad is a perfect warm weather side salad! It’s full of tropical flavors and is ridiculously quick and easy to make the day before serving. At Miss Party’s house, it makes an appearance on every holiday brunch or dinner menu, year in and year out, just as it did throughout her childhood. Below […]

Pineapple Coconut Bread – Warm, tropical breezes with every slice!

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The flavors of pineapple and coconut together are synonymous with the Hawaiian and Caribbean Islands. You taste them in all sorts of food and drink, morning, noon and night. They just work perfectly together! Here is a fantastic summer fruit quick bread recipe that is easy to put together and delicious as an addition to […]

Grilled, Rum Marinated Pineapple a la mode – A simple summer dessert that is simply delicious!

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In Hawaii, pineapple is used SO many ways! It’s practically a staple ingredient in local cooking. This simple dessert is perfect for a summer barbeque dinner party –grilled tropical fruit, vanilla bean ice cream and a drizzle of fudge sauce. YUM!!! Their beautiful, sweet, Maui Gold Pineapple unfortunately isn’t exported to the mainland, but marinating […]

Grilled Pineapple Mini Skewers – Perfect for summer parties morning, noon or night!

Grilled Pineapple Mini Skewers

Grilled Pineapple Mini Skewers are a perfect, easy hors d’oeuvre offering any time of day, for any age and pretty much for any type of spring or summertime party. Grilled, caramelized pineapple is delightfully sweet and delicious and some of your guests might not have had grilled fruit before, so it’s a tad unusual. Miss […]

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