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Condiments made at home are fresher, healthier

• Updated on  June 20, 2018 at 10:57 am
Creating condiments from scratch means avoiding the extra sugar, sodium, artificial flavors and preservatives found in store-bought seasonings. Read More

Dry mixes help when power fails

• Updated on  June 5, 2018 at 5:35 pm
Be prepared for an emergency by keeping a handy supply of easy-to-prepare dried mixes in jars. These mixes are a good alternative to storing dry foods in bulk and could be critical to good eating should the power fail. Read More

Mango mania takes hold in Hawaii

• Updated on  May 30, 2018 at 11:09 am

Homestyle French cooking can be easy, healthy, fun

• Updated on  May 22, 2018 at 6:08 pm
French cooking doesn’t have to be as complicated as some may think. A typical French meal comprises three courses: a starter, such as a soup or salad; the main dish; then cheese and fruit for dessert. Read More

Fermented foods are good for the gut

• Updated on  May 15, 2018 at 5:49 pm
Maintaining healthy digestion, or gut health, is an important part of maintaining overall well-being. This involves eating properly to support the human microbiome, a community of bacterial organisms that live inside our bodies. Read More

Spell out love for mom on Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day on Sunday, let’s take some time to celebrate our moms and all the special women who have made an impact in our lives. Read More

Hawaii Book and Music Fest returns

• Updated on  May 1, 2018 at 5:37 pm
Here are recipes from two groups that will be presenting demonstrations in the Food and Cookbook pavilion at this weekend’s Hawaii Book and Music Festival. Read More

YWCA honorees share favorite recipes

• Updated on  April 24, 2018 at 5:55 pm
YWCA O‘ahu is honoring four inspirational women at its 41st Annual Leader Luncheon in May. Here are some of the honorees’ favorite recipes. Read More

Sales of ‘Everyday Recipes’ cookbook benefit Aloha United Way

• Updated on  April 17, 2018 at 5:27 pm
Hawaiian Electric Co. continues a delicious tradition of sharing recipes from employees while giving back to the community. Read More

Sharing ‘HUGS’ and comfort foods

• Updated on  April 14, 2018 at 2:01 pm
The nonprofit organization HUGS — for Help, Understanding and Group Support — serves families facing the emotional and financial challenges of serious childhood illness. They’ll host a gala event at the Sheraton Waikiki next month. Read More

Sweet onions have mild disposition

• Updated on  April 3, 2018 at 7:17 pm
Sweet onions have a lower sulfur content than other varieties, which means they have a milder flavor and produce fewer tears when cut. Read More

Everything’s better with bacon

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 5:53 pm
What meal isn’t improved by adding crispy, smoky bacon? Whether you like it with eggs, added to a burger or even sprinkled on a doughnut, there’s a bacon dish for every carnivore. Read More

Food fest aids church outreach

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 3:22 pm
More than 15 chefs will be cooking a selection of dishes from around the world at the East Honolulu Food Festival, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 28, at Mary, Star of the Sea church and school, 4470 Aliikoa St. Read More

Love of pie the constant on Pi Day

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 3:22 pm
Pi is the symbol used to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — and, appropriately, we’re celebrating our constant and infinite love for pies. Read More

Soups reflect Hawaii’s flavors

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 3:22 pm
Nothing is more comforting on a chilly island night than a warm bowl of soup. Combine your favorite ethnic flavors and spices along with fresh local ingredients to create your own simple bowl of comfort. Read More

Hope Lodge offers support for cancer patients, caregivers

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 3:22 pm
The American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge Hawaii is a home away from home for cancer patients and their caregivers. Located in downtown Honolulu, Hope Lodge provides a peaceful place to rest, with unwavering support and top-notch amenities, including a full kitchen, spacious living area and a relaxation garden. Read More

Eat up and fill ‘Calabash’ with cash at Kapolei High

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 3:22 pm
Culinary students from seven local high schools will collaborate with local chefs on a special dinner at this year’s Calabash and Cooks event at Kapolei High School. Read More

Scouts offer cookies and kudos

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 3:23 pm
This week, the Girl Scouts share recipes using their cookies as a key ingredient. Read More

Treat your valentine to a home-cooked meal

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 3:23 pm
Instead of taking your valentine out for dinner, avoid the restaurant crowds and treat your special someone to a home-cooked meal this year. Read More

Save time, space with multicooker

• Updated on  March 27, 2018 at 3:23 pm
The compact multicooker is an all-in-one pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker and yogurt maker. It can also be used to saute, steam and warm foods, and thus can replace many small kitchen appliances. Read More

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