James Drummond Dole

Pineapples From Hawaii Today is the birthday of James Drummond Dole, who was born on this day in 1877. Dole had gone to Harvard, and then after graduation at the age of 22, he made his way to Hawaii in 1899. After living there two years, he honed in on growing pineapple as a business.…

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What are you doing with all of your tomatoes? If you’re looking for a good recipe, I have a suggestion for you: Ina Garten’s Roasted Tomato Soup. A few years ago, I stumbled on Ina Garten’s recipe for Roasted Tomato Soup – it’s the best-roasted tomato basil soup recipe out there if you ask me!…

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