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The Electric Kitchen: Chili days in Hawaii’s sunshine

Chili peppers are a good source of folic acid which helps the body to produce healthy red blood cells and prevents anemia. They are also very high in antioxidant carotenoids which have many health benefits, such as helping to fight inflammation, being a natural pain relief, and reducing cholesterol. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Veggies take center stage

Vegetables were once branded as a side dish only — but no more. Veggies are increasingly occupying the center of the plate. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Pickles with a Chinese touch

Chinese pickles incorporate a balance of different flavors. Sweet, sour, salty, and spicy sensations come from ingredients like sugar, vinegar, shoyu and hot chili peppers. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Greet 2019 with good-for-you pupu

It’s almost 2019, a time to celebrate, reflect and make our resolutions for the new year! Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Baking local for the holidays

Homemade baked goods fresh from the oven are wonderful treats to bring family and friends during this festive season. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Indian dinner benefits culinary foundation

Chef Vikram Garg will prepare the foods of his homeland next month in a dinner benefiting the Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Show support for senior meals

This holiday season, Lanakila Meals on Wheels is asking for the community’s continued support in helping seniors in need. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Comfort dishes fill cookbook

“Watt’s Cookin’ — Hawaiian Electric Favorites” is a fundraising cookbook for Aloha United Way that pays homage to employees’ favorite recipes handed down through the generations, plus newer recipes adapted for today’s lifestyles. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Extend Thanksgiving with turkey soup

Now that you have a boatload of stock made from your Thanksgiving bird and/or beast, you’ve got the makings for great soups. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Traditional Thanksgiving dishes take on local flavors

As Thanksgiving is right around the corner, we’re sharing some ways to incorporate delicious local flavors and ingredients into your holiday feast. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Tofu dishes offer health benefits

You can do almost anything with tofu, depending on the type you are using. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Pure treats with no tricks

Roasted pumpkin seeds are a good way to use leftovers when carving Halloween jack-o-lanterns. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Great Pumpkin Fest heads east

The Great Pumpkin Festival is coming to East Honolulu this weekend at Holy Nativity School. Here are some fresh pumpkin recipes to try. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Mussel paella, citrus-poached salmon

As wild fish populations are depleted, it’s important that our seafood is caught or farmed under a system that enforces environmentally responsible practices. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Multicooker saves time, energy

Cooking under pressure requires less liquid than conventional cooking, as there is less evaporation. Try these recipes using a time- and energy-saving multicooker. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Getting back to our local roots

As we head into autumn, root vegetables from local farms are bountiful, readily available at farmers markets and grocery stores. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Garlic gives human body a boost

Many of the foods we eat contain medicinal properties and provide health benefits. Garlic is a popular choice for its bold aroma and delicious taste. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Chinese roast meats inspire meals

This week, head over to your favorite Chinatown butcher, pick up some of your favorite meats and incorporate them in these local-style recipes. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Middle Eastern favorites

Middle Eastern food is gaining in popularity, taking over fast-casual restaurants serving flavorful, fresh and healthful foods. Read More

Puerto Rican flavors brighten meals

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