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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
LOS ANGELES TIMES
                                To easily cut up a butternut squash, first make a few cuts in the skin, then microwave the whole squash 2 to 4 minutes. Peel and cut.

Mouthwatering pupu to tantalize and devour

LOS ANGELES TIMES
                                To easily cut up a butternut squash, first make a few cuts in the skin, then microwave the whole squash 2 to 4 minutes. Peel and cut.

Updated on  October 25, 2016 at 4:08 pm
When it comes to spooky places, Hawaii takes the win with its bone-chilling legends. This year, put a moonlit twist on your Halloween potluck dish with these frightful recipes. Read More
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                                Passion fruit — scientific name Passiflora edulis Sims — is a tropical fruit used throughout the world. It is called maracuya in Spanish, granadille inFrench, maracuja in Portuguese and, of course, lilikoi in Hawaiian.

Recipes offer taste of Waipahu

GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Passion fruit — scientific name Passiflora edulis Sims — is a tropical fruit used throughout the world. It is called maracuya in Spanish, granadille inFrench, maracuja in Portuguese and, of course, lilikoi in Hawaiian.

Updated on  October 18, 2016 at 5:55 pm
The Waipahu Community Association hosts its 11th annual Taste of Waipahu from 4 to 10 p.m. Nov. 5 at August Ahrens Elementary School. This week, try some favorites from our friends in the Waipahu community. Read More
COURTESY HAWAIIAN HUMANE SOCIETY / 2015
                                Pups seemed eager to hit the trail at last year’s PetWalk. This year’s PetWalk will be held on Oct. 30 at Magic Island. Prepare one or all of these animal-themed snacks to enjoy while walking your pet.

Enjoy sweet treats in honor of pets

COURTESY HAWAIIAN HUMANE SOCIETY / 2015
                                Pups seemed eager to hit the trail at last year’s PetWalk. This year’s PetWalk will be held on Oct. 30 at Magic Island. Prepare one or all of these animal-themed snacks to enjoy while walking your pet.

Updated on  October 11, 2016 at 5:40 pm
Bring your furry friends and raise funds for the Hawaiian Humane Society at the annual PetWalk, Oct. 30 at Magic Island. Read More
NEW YORK TIMES
                                Always zest your lemons, even if you don’t need the zest right away. You can freeze it to use later, such as in these washboard cookies.

Enjoy hearty Portuguese dishes

NEW YORK TIMES
                                Always zest your lemons, even if you don’t need the zest right away. You can freeze it to use later, such as in these washboard cookies.

Updated on  October 4, 2016 at 5:50 pm
Portuguese cuisine is hearty, rib-sticking food that has long been a part of Hawaii’s mixed plate of favorites that date to the plantation days. Read More

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