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Going Gluten-Free: 5 wheat-free pizzas to try on Oahu

The field of gluten-free pizza (meaning a crust that’s wheat-free) is quite broad on Oahu. Even in casually assessing the scene, it’s clear that options abound. Read More

The Weekly Eater: King Restaurant offers clay-pot delicacies

A rare wave of nostalgia hit me while dining at King Restaurant & Bar, where King Kan is at the helm. Fans have followed him over 30 years from such restaurants as Legend Seafood, Kirin in Waikoloa and Jade Dynasty. Read More

If I Can, You Can: Homemade dressing keeps salads fresh, economical

There’s almost no downside to making your own dressing: They’re fast and easy, and customizable. Plus they can be made for pennies on the dollar, without the excess sugar, salt and chemicals of the bottled stuff. Read More

Back in the Day: Celebrate Year of the Pig with classic pork dish

Veteran cooks converge on Chinatown to insist on a cut of pork with five layers of meat and fat — called “five flowers” — crowned with a healthy layer of skin. No lean pieces for these cooks in the know. For the southern Chinese, pork is the favored meat and belly is one of the prime cuts, if not the ultimate cut. Read More

Cauliflower’s cousin starts conversations

What’s this about a broccoflower? It’s the “it” vegetable’s more colorful cousin. Either one gives a dish a bit of a wow factor — and who doesn’t love a vegetable that starts a conversation? Read More

Quickbites: Zigu offers winter hot pot; Moana hosts master classes

Zigu is offering a winter mizutaki-style hot pot special typically enjoyed during the winter months in Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture, and the Moana Surfrider has announced the first installment in its 2019 series of cooking classes. 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

Waipahu’s Highway Inn hits the road

Look for Highway Inn’s classic laulau plate, with kalua pork, pipikaula, lomi salmon and poi, at a new Waipahu location by year’s end. Read More

Books expand Instant Pot repertoire

If you received an Instant Pot or other multicooker as a Christmas gift, about now you may be wondering what to make other than the recipes that came with it. Luckily, cookbooks abound. Read More

Cravings: Limited edition Snickers, Bob’s Bar-B-Que

It may look like an ordinary Snickers bar, but take a bite, chew, swallow and … wait for it … there it is! A pop of chili-pepper spice! Read More

Local Moco: New Year’s Gau

Gau, or Chinese new year mochi, is a staple at annual events like the annual Chinese New Year celebration at Hawaii’s Plantation Village. Read More

The Little Foodie: Cashews make creamy coffee drink

I really appreciate a barista who can deliver what I’m looking for in a good coffee. Read More

Local Moco: Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding

Bread pudding turns a humble ingredient of day-old bread into a decadent dessert. Read More

Martin Yan shows cooking can be key to vibrant senior lifestyle

Though it’s been 40 years since his first television cooking show — and many more since he began teaching cooking classes as a university student — chef Martin Yan’s message has never wavered: Cook and share. Read More

Waioli Tea Room’s mission of vocational training lives on in Manoa

After it opened in 1922, the Waioli Tea Room became the idyllic setting for ladies to lunch, surrounded by the lush Manoa valley rainforest. The historic Salvation Army property has been shuttered the past four years, but fluttering scarlet flags on Manoa Road now let the neighborhood know that the landmark has been revamped as Waioli Kitchen & Bakeshop. Read More

Bite Size: Korean street dogs make debut at MyungRang Hotdog

The little booth capturing a lot of attention at Ala Moana Center’s Makai Market Food Court belongs to MyungRang Hotdog Hawaii, which brings the popular South Korean street dog to the islands. Read More

Farmers Markets Calendar: January 2019

A comprehensive listing of farmers markets on Oahu, courtesy Crave. Read More

Spirited Conversations: Score a touchdown with your Super Bowl celebration

Get a jump on Super Bowl viewing plans by considering some tasty beveragessure to delight your guests and get the party started. Read More

The Weekly Eater: Maui Brewing arrives at Lau Hala Shops in Kailua

The new Maui Brewing Co. is in the Lau Hala Shops complex in Kailua, formerly home to Macy’s. The gastropub brings a lively, fun vibe that includes live music daily. Read More

Dutch oven replaces pit in making braised pork

In Mexico, the dish known as cochinita pibil is pit-roasted until it is succulent and richly flavored. To make it at home, trade in the pit of coals for a Dutch oven. Read More

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