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                                Star anise, used in the oxtail stew, is widely found in Chinese, Malay and Indonesian cuisines and is one of the ingredients in traditional Chinese five-spice powder. It enhances the flavor of meat, deepens the flavor in coffee and is a major ingredient in pho.

YWCA honorees offer recipes

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                                Star anise, used in the oxtail stew, is widely found in Chinese, Malay and Indonesian cuisines and is one of the ingredients in traditional Chinese five-spice powder. It enhances the flavor of meat, deepens the flavor in coffee and is a major ingredient in pho.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 5:14 pm
The 40th annual YWCA Oahu LeaderLuncheon will honor four women for their contributions to their professions and the community. Read More
COURTESY ‘EKAHI ORNISH LIFESTYLE MEDICINE
                                Tofu poke is one of the recipes provided by local partners at the Ornish Lifestyle Program that encourage healthy choices.

Help your heart with these recipes

COURTESY ‘EKAHI ORNISH LIFESTYLE MEDICINE
                                Tofu poke is one of the recipes provided by local partners at the Ornish Lifestyle Program that encourage healthy choices.

Updated on  May 17, 2017 at 3:35 pm
The goal of the Ornish Lifestyle Program is to ease the effects of heart disease through lasting lifestyle changes. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Brunch dishes don’t have to be difficult. Select recipes with unique ingredients that add a wow factor.

On her day, you do the cooking

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Brunch dishes don’t have to be difficult. Select recipes with unique ingredients that add a wow factor.

Updated on  May 9, 2017 at 5:22 pm
Sunday is Mother’s Day, so why not give your mom a break and celebrate her special day with a nice home-cooked brunch? Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                For the first time, food and cooking will be introduced through cooking demonstrations by local chefs; presentations by authors, farmers and cultural experts; a farmers market; and a food booth at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival.

Tasty element added to bookfest

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                For the first time, food and cooking will be introduced through cooking demonstrations by local chefs; presentations by authors, farmers and cultural experts; a farmers market; and a food booth at the Hawaii Book and Music Festival.

Updated on  May 2, 2017 at 5:32 pm
A Food & Cookbook pavilion will be a new venue at the 12th annual Hawaii Book and Music Festival, this weekend at the Frank F. Fasi Civic Center. Read More
COURTESY HECO / 2016
                                Hawaiian Electric’s Grow Hawaiian Festival is a family-oriented event that focuses on conservation, sustainability, Hawaiian culture and native plants in recognition of Earth Month.

Celebrate native culture and food

COURTESY HECO / 2016
                                Hawaiian Electric’s Grow Hawaiian Festival is a family-oriented event that focuses on conservation, sustainability, Hawaiian culture and native plants in recognition of Earth Month.

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 4:37 pm
Hawaiian Electric’s Grow Hawaiian Festival highlights Hawaii’s culture, native plants and sustainable lifestyles. Read More
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Brunch benefits KEY Project

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Updated on  April 18, 2017 at 7:04 pm
Tickets are on sale for KEY Project’s Eighth Annual Mothers and Others benefit brunch, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13 at 47-200 Waihee Road in Kaneohe. Read More
COURTESY WAIKIKI AQUARIUM
                                The Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo is returning for its 10th year. The free event will feature activities and programs geared to educate, preserve and protect Hawaii’s environment.

Spread awareness with dishes from sea

COURTESY WAIKIKI AQUARIUM
                                The Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo is returning for its 10th year. The free event will feature activities and programs geared to educate, preserve and protect Hawaii’s environment.

Updated on  April 11, 2017 at 4:32 pm
The 10th annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo will be held at the Waikiki Aquarium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22. Read More
 
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2008
                                Leeward Community College students Chantell Nicole Rivera and Gavin Fukuda served a cold-smoked salmon dish at the L‘ulu fundraiser.

LCC gala celebrates 10th anniversary

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2008
                                Leeward Community College students Chantell Nicole Rivera and Gavin Fukuda served a cold-smoked salmon dish at the L‘ulu fundraiser.

Updated on  April 4, 2017 at 9:01 pm
Leeward Community College celebrates the 10th anniversary of its signature fundraising event, L‘ulu, featuring 10 alumni from the LCC culinary arts program now working at Hawaii’s top restaurants. Read More

Sweet onion season is here

Sweet onion season runs from April through October. Read More
Updated on  March 28, 2017 at 4:38 pm
 

Try cooking with different fats

Alternative fats are coming out of hiding and stirring the appetites of curious cooks. Read More
Updated on  March 21, 2017 at 4:52 pm

Soups will help fill up empty bellies

Potters around the island have been busy throwing clay to make bowls for the biennial Empty Bowl Hawaii event on March 31 at Dole Cannery. Read More
Updated on  March 14, 2017 at 4:43 pm
COURTESY HAWAII CULINARY EDUCATION FOUNDATION
                                The Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation hosts its 19th annual golf tournament April 11 at the Kapolei Golf Course. All proceeds benefit culinary education in Hawaii.

Golf, dine to help chefs help students

COURTESY HAWAII CULINARY EDUCATION FOUNDATION
                                The Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation hosts its 19th annual golf tournament April 11 at the Kapolei Golf Course. All proceeds benefit culinary education in Hawaii.

Updated on  March 7, 2017 at 4:41 pm
The Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation hosts its 19th annual golf tournament April 11 at the Kapolei Golf Course. Read More
COURTESY HAWAII FOOD BANK
                                This is the 11th year for the Hawaii Foodbank’s signature culinary event to help feed Hawaii’s hungry. “Great Chefs Fight Hunger” will be held on March 25 and begins at 6 p.m. at 2611 Kilihau St.

Gourmet gala to help hungry

COURTESY HAWAII FOOD BANK
                                This is the 11th year for the Hawaii Foodbank’s signature culinary event to help feed Hawaii’s hungry. “Great Chefs Fight Hunger” will be held on March 25 and begins at 6 p.m. at 2611 Kilihau St.

Updated on  February 28, 2017 at 4:42 pm
The Great Chefs Fight Hunger event March 25 at the Hawaii Foodbank warehouse is a night of fine dining with premium wines, sakes and beers, all to support the food bank’s mission to feed more than 287,000 individuals statewide who struggle with hunger. Read More
COURTESY AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION - HAWAII

Take a walk to fight diabetes

COURTESY AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION - HAWAII

Updated on  February 21, 2017 at 3:56 pm
Support the American Diabetes Association on March 18 by participating in the annual Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes at Kapiolani Park. Read More

Load up on low-carb zoodles

For a fresh start in the new year, replace pasta with “zoodles” and embark on a gluten-free and grain-free lifestyle. Read More
Updated on  February 14, 2017 at 4:16 pm
TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE
                                Dress up your Linzer cookies by using a small heart-shaped cookie cutter to create a cutout in half of the pieces before baking.

Sweet treats say ‘I love you’

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE
                                Dress up your Linzer cookies by using a small heart-shaped cookie cutter to create a cutout in half of the pieces before baking.

Updated on  February 10, 2017 at 7:44 pm
A beautiful bouquet of long-stemmed roses and a box of chocolate might be a time-honored expression of love on Valentine’s Day, but break from the traditional this year and express your affection with heartfelt handcrafted treats. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER FILE PHOTO
                                Ulu (breadfruit) can be used in baked ulu chips

Bounty from isle gardens flavors dishes

STAR-ADVERTISER FILE PHOTO
                                Ulu (breadfruit) can be used in baked ulu chips

Updated on  February 1, 2017 at 5:38 pm
One of the most popular and anticipated plant sales is coming up on Feb. 11 at the Urban Garden Center in Pearl City. Read More

Tasty recipes mark Heart Month

Join thousands of women in support of the American Heart Association on Feb. 3 by wearing red to draw awareness to heart disease during American Heart Month. Read More
Updated on  January 25, 2017 at 4:50 pm
STAR-ADVERTISER STAFF / 2008
                                Agave nectar, used in the cupcakes, has a lower glycemic index than refined sugar, making it less likely to raise blood sugar.

Farrington alum and friends share their favorite recipes

STAR-ADVERTISER STAFF / 2008
                                Agave nectar, used in the cupcakes, has a lower glycemic index than refined sugar, making it less likely to raise blood sugar.

Updated on  January 17, 2017 at 6:18 pm
Calling all Farrington Governors alumni and friends! The Farrington Alumni and Community Foundation is holding its 41st annual meeting and luncheon 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 26 on the Farrington High School campus. Read More
TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE
                                Soaking dried peas in water overnight shortens their cooking time from two hours to about 40 minutes.

Taste buds revel in ’40s flavors

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE
                                Soaking dried peas in water overnight shortens their cooking time from two hours to about 40 minutes.

Updated on  January 10, 2017 at 8:29 pm
Put your dancing shoes on and swing back to the big-band era Feb. 11 at the second annual “Swing Back to the ’40s” event at the Pacific Aviation Museum. Read More

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