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The Weekly Eater: Honolulu Skewer House offers Beijing-style fare

With the abundance of Japanese and Thai restaurants here, we’re most familiar with yakitori and satays. Honolulu Skewer House introduces something new to the scene with its Chinese-style feast of skewered foods, called lu chuan. Read More

Barfly: Hawaii breweries join California wildfire fundraiser

Sierra Nevada Brewing is working with thousands of breweries across the United States to produce Resilience Butte County Proud IPA, with 100 percent of sales going to the official Camp Fire Relief Fund. Read More

Cravings: Pizza Press, Feast, Maui Nui Venison

Even more food news you can use this week, courtesy Crave. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Indian dinner benefits culinary foundation

Chef Vikram Garg will prepare the foods of his homeland next month in a dinner benefiting the Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation. Read More

The Weekly Eater: XO undergoes redesign

XO chefs Kenny Lee and Aleina Chun put in the labor to remake the interior of their restaurant with a new paint job and sleek installations that are a better reflection of their cuisine. Read More

Kohala Mountain Fish’s eco-friendly practices a model for rest of U.S.

Who’d think that raising fish on land could be a model for sustainable farming in an island state like ours? That’s what the Kohala Mountain Fish Co. is doing — and it’s one of the top producers of tilapia in the nation. Read More

Promise seen in Big Isle’s land-based fisheries

Bennett Dorrance, a Big Island resident and one of the heirs to the Campbell’s Soup fortune, is helping spearhead sustainable fishing endeavors that are good for both the land and the community. Read More

Grab and Go: Dickey’s smokes out Texas barbecue

People prefer their barbecue made low and slow, but at the same time, but they want it fast. That’s the biggest challenge for Danny Mabalot, who opened Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Kapolei, the first Hawaii location for the Texas- style barbecue chain. Read More

Easy-Kine Cooking: Oreos simplify festive desserts

Two of the most popular desserts for children (and adults) are Oreo cookies and creamy puddings. Why not combine them for the easiest individual sweets? Read More

Humble gingerbread becomes stately layer cake

Good gingerbread is dark and moist, with an intriguing hint of bitterness and a peppery finish. But it can be too moist for a stately layer cake — until you introduce cocoa powder to the mix. Read More

Turn your pie into a spectacle this holiday season

The most beautiful pies exalt the ingredients that fill them. Give these recipes a try — the fillings are striking on their own, but the decorating techniques make them shine for a holiday feast. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Show support for senior meals

This holiday season, Lanakila Meals on Wheels is asking for the community’s continued support in helping seniors in need. Read More

Spaghetti pie offers no-fail dinner solution

This spaghetti pie is pretty much no-fail, no matter what you put in. You can make it without meat, but you can add some cooked ground turkey, ground beef or cut-up sausage links if you must. Read More

Local Moco: Chicken Parilla (Chicken with Bitter Melon)

Parilla, or bitter melon, paired with chicken and lots of broth, makes for a cold-weather comfort dish perfect for aiding someone who’s feeling under the weather. Read More

Confused about cocoa? What about white chocolate?

Chocolate shouldn’t cause stress. But it can when the grocery shelves hold not only our beloved semisweet chips, but chocolate labeled bittersweet, milk, white, unsweetened, German’s, baking and more. Read More

Going Gluten-Free: Mix and match to create right flour for baking

The world of gluten-free flours is vast — should you use an almond flour or a rice flour; white rice or brown? — and navigating options and techniques for using them can be overwhelming. Read More

By the Glass: ‘Wine Speak’ offers chance to share, learn

In January, the inaugural Wine Speak event offered rare opportunities to learn from top wine professionals who shared their insights, wisdom and experiences from many perspectives. Read More

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