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The Electric Kitchen: Sweet Onion Dip

Sweet onions are naturally higher in sugar than regular onions, and lower in sulfuric acid, which givesthem a nice, balanced pungency. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Watercress offers nutrition, punch

Watercress is an aquatic plant that is nutritious and versatile, with a spicy-peppery flavor quite popular in island cooking. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Drive street food into your kitchen

The popularity of street food-inspired dishes is growing as an inexpensive and easy way to experience new flavors. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: West African Chicken and Peanut Soup

The Hawaii Potters’ Guild’s Empty Bowl Hawaii returns in April. Here are some recipes for soups that will be served at this year’s event. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Take a time out with tapas

Sharing tapas is a social activity and a great way to have a lunch or dinner that encompasses several different flavors. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Celebrate Hinamatsuri with traditional recipes

Girls’ Day, or Hinamatsuri, coming up on March 3, is a Japanese celebration seeking the health and happiness of young girls. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Coffee isn’t just for drinking

Coffee is known to have more than 800 aromatic compounds, an array of smells and flavors that make it perfect to add to just about any recipe. If you’ve never thought of cooking with coffee, here’s your opportunity to take a leap and expand your palate. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Oatmeal offers many benefits

A bowl of oatmeal for breakfast provides cozy comfort and is good for you all around. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Express your love via chocolate

Use chocolate in many forms to make Valentine treats this year. Read More

The Electric Kitchen: Dishes to keep bones strong

Many people associate dairy products with calcium, but the mineral also can be found in vegetables, fish, nuts and beans. Broccoli and soy beans, along with dairy products, are good sources, helping to maintain and build strong bones. Read More

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

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