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Stew on this

The old saying is “we are what we eat” and Indigo Mathewson believes that and uses food as medicine. Read more

A hot soup for cold weather

A much-loved offering at many Cantonese restaurants is duck noodle. It’s easy to make at home once you buy the rich-flavored poultry at your favorite Chinese takeout place. Read more

A beefy, comforting meal

There are many more complicated versions of this beef roast, believed to be invented by a home cook in M-i-s-s-i-s-si-p-p-i. Read more

A classic chicken dinner

Alice Tucker of East Honolulu shares her easy chicken recipe that she has made thousands of times. Her children, Randy, Gary and Jill, and now her grandchildren, enjoy the gravy from the sweet-and-sour chicken over rice. Read more

Super duper

Jon Tsukamoto's favorite soup is a fish dumpling version made by his “Grandma O,” Yaeko Onuma. Read more

Just roll with it

Inari sushi (or cone sushi) is seasoned cooked rice stuffed into a small pouch of flavorful fried tofu. Read more

A so-fish-ticated meal

This month celebrates Hawaii Seafood Month. So, why not enjoy eating an invasive species that will make our ocean healthier? Read more

One in a ‘melon’

When melons and stone fruit, such as peaches, plums and nectarines, are in season, it's tough not to eat them everyday. Here is an idea for a nearly no-cook lunch. Read more

The root of it all

Melanie Okazaki shares her late mother's recipe for a traditional Japanese dish that includes Portuguese sausage. Read more

‘Shrimply’ awesome

When you have an abundance of cucumbers, don't forget that they are also delicious when cooked. Read more

A cheesy concoction

Easy can still be very delicious. This cheese and tortilla wrap sandwich is called a quesadilla. Read more

Hitting the sweet spot

Pokey Richardson learned how to bake sugar cookies just last December, but her creations look as if they are from a professional bakery. Read more

… And that’s a wrap!

Many want to celebrate the warmth of summer with simple foods. Here is a delicious recipe that you can make in 15-30 minutes. Read more

Simply crab-tivating

Although Rina Leong died in 2005, her children Carrie, Erin, Ryan and Erik still remember her delicious meals. Read more


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