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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

Welcome 2017 with dishes from around the world

Hawaii’s diverse ethnic population is home to a melting pot of traditions from cultures all over the world, which greatly influences celebrations with food as the centerpiece. Read More
Updated on  December 27, 2016 at 5:52 pm

Celebrate with festive mocktails

Raise your glass to 2017 with a delicious nonalcoholic cocktail in hand. Read More
Updated on  December 20, 2016 at 5:42 pm

It’s the season for apples to shine

Buying fruits that are in season means they’ll be tastier and cheaper. At this time of year, apples fit the bill and can be prepared in a variety of ways. Read More
Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 5:41 pm

Tasty treats for gift giving

What better time to share homemade goodies with family and friends than at Christmas? Read More
Updated on  December 1, 2016 at 6:51 am

Ono local recipes celebrate 125 years

Just in time for the holidays, Hawaiian Electric Co. has published “Treasured Island Recipes: Celebrating 125 years serving Hawai‘i” to mark a milestone anniversary and raise funds for Aloha United Way. Read More
Updated on  November 22, 2016 at 5:15 pm

Thanksgiving sides with a twist

Celebrate Thanksgiving with tasty twists on classic side dishes. Your taste buds will reach a whole new level of delicious when you add some unique flavors, and family members will be impressed with the adventurous menu. Read More
Updated on  November 15, 2016 at 5:33 pm
NEW YORK TIMES
                                Soaking eggplant in salted water helps improve texture and curb bitterness.

Bruschetta bar a family affair

NEW YORK TIMES
                                Soaking eggplant in salted water helps improve texture and curb bitterness.

Updated on  November 8, 2016 at 4:19 pm
Adult Friends for Youth’s 30th annual Celebration of Youth fundraiser is coming up Nov. 25 at Sheraton Waikiki’s Hawaii Ballroom. Read More
THE NEW YORK TIMES
                                Figs are highly perishable, so use them within a few days. Choose fruit that is soft but not mushy, with stems firmly in place. Keep refrigerated.

Enjoy trees’ bounty to mark Arbor Day

THE NEW YORK TIMES
                                Figs are highly perishable, so use them within a few days. Choose fruit that is soft but not mushy, with stems firmly in place. Keep refrigerated.

Updated on  November 1, 2016 at 4:35 pm
At the 23rd Hawaiian Electric Arbor Day Tree Giveaway, select from among popular fruit trees such as Tahitian lime and calamansi and flowering shrubs such as ilima kula and hanging red hibiscus. Read More

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