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Gigi’s Shrimp-Broccoli Stir-fry


Updated on  January 24, 2017 at 5:51 pm
Glenda Chung Hinchey put together this recipe for an easy shrimp stir-fry using frozen vegetables and shrimp. Read More

Recipe box: Date & Walnut Wonton


Updated on  January 18, 2017 at 7:35 pm
Cynthia Pratt, a retired culinary instructor at Kapolei High School, suggests this dessert for parties. Read More

Pork Belly and Chicken Adobo


Updated on  November 29, 2016 at 4:24 pm
An overheard conversation yielded a tasty reward for Cynthia Pratt while she and her husband were on a 14-day European river cruise aboard the Viking Ve. Read More

Gigi’s Apple Cobbler


Updated on  November 15, 2016 at 5:39 pm
Glenda Chung Hinchey, who writes a blog called “gigi-hawaii,” shares her simple way of making a fruit cobbler — basically by pouring a batter over cut fruit and baking it. Read More

Chicken Liver Pate


Updated on  November 8, 2016 at 4:19 pm
Joseph Bobich offers this rich yet simple version of a pate made with economical chicken livers, just in time for holiday dining. Hestarted with a recipe from The New York Times and adapted it to his tastes. Read More

Ono Jell-O Dessert


Updated on  November 1, 2016 at 4:34 pm
Elsie Teruya, 97, describes herself as a “happy grandma” and says she has an easy dessert that will make others happy, too. Read More
 

Banana Nut Cake

Betty Demarke of Halawa Heights has been making this simple banana cake since finding the recipe in a magazine called Instructor in the early 1960s. Read More
Updated on  October 25, 2016 at 4:43 pm

Ginger-Carrot-Cauliflower Soup


Updated on  September 27, 2016 at 4:50 pm
Joseph Bobich of Makakilo adapted his favorite soup dish from a recipe he found long ago. Read More
 

Young cook likes quick dishes for breakfast


Updated on  August 23, 2016 at 7:20 pm
Dara Ann Kimura, 10, is a natural artist in the kitchen. Inquisitive about recipes and creative with ingredients, she ponders flavors and experiments with unlikely combinations. Read More

Brownie mochi poke balls


Updated on  August 16, 2016 at 7:29 pm
“Pokemon Go” fan Sandi Wong took a break from trying to catch ’em all to develop this recipe for a brownie and mochi poke ball treat. Read More

Soursop, Banana and Coconut Custard Pie


Updated on  August 2, 2016 at 5:50 pm
Cynthia Pratt, retired Kapolei High School culinary arts teacher and a multiple winner of the pie contest at the Hawaii State Farm Fair, came up with this new pie recipe using soursop. Read More

Grandma’s Baked Beans


Updated on  July 12, 2016 at 4:06 pm
Ronald Aguiar of Hilo estimates that this recipe for baked beans has been in his family for at least 100 years. Read More

Expert advice on how to carve a pineapple


Updated on  June 9, 2016 at 6:11 pm
Gilman Hu read a column about a pineapple-slicing gadget that ran in the May 11 Crave section and wanted to share an “old-fashioned” way to cut the fruit that minimizes waste and produces a decorative centerpiece. Read More

Chicken broccoli stir-fry


Updated on  May 17, 2016 at 8:11 pm
Amel Chun learned to make this dish from her mother-in-law, Susan Luk, who also passed along these words of wisdom: It’s important to marinate the chicken overnight in a gooey mixture of flour and water that tenderizes the meat and creates a barrier that keeps it moist during cooking. Read More

Grandma’s favorite quick dinner dish


Updated on  May 7, 2016 at 9:00 pm
Elsie M. Teruya, age 97, made this dish whenever she was busy and needed to get supper on the table quickly for her husband and five children. Read More