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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2019
                                The last day of service at Pint + Jigger will be March 29. Owners are looking for a new location for the bar and Harry’s Hardware Emporium.

Barfly: Pint + Jigger finalizes closure, Tamura’s hosts ‘Pappy’ dinner, more

Barfly: Pint + Jigger finalizes closure, Tamura’s hosts ‘Pappy’ dinner, more

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Back in the Day

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                                Deborah Yu Cooney has been making a Cajun-Creole spinach casserole as a holiday side dish for many years in many places around the world.
Back in the Day: Cajun casserole has a spicy edge and holiday appeal

A creamy spinach dish reflects Louisiana’s love of spice — garlic salt, celery salt, Worcestershire and a kick from pepper cheese. Read more

Barfly

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2019
                                The last day of service at Pint + Jigger will be March 29. Owners are looking for a new location for the bar and Harry’s Hardware Emporium.
Barfly: Pint + Jigger finalizes closure, Tamura’s hosts ‘Pappy’ dinner, more

Get some Valentine’s Day ideas for this weekend, find out when Pint + Jigger will close, plus the latest on the Mai Tai Bar closing at Ala Moana and Heiho House coming to Kaimuki. Read more

By Request

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                                Chayote squash can be an awkward item to handle, especially without getting sap on your hands.
By Request: Simple step solves sappy situation

Chayote secretes a sap that can irritate skin, so if you’re processing a lot of it, you’ll probably want to wear gloves. Read more

By the Glass

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By the Glass: Zinfandels provide value, refinement

Randy Caparoso, a noted wine journalist and former founding partner/wine guru of the Roy’s Restaurant group, reminds us we should be paying more attention to zinfandel-based wines, as they can have lots of flavor, mojo and innate character, while also being incredibly food-friendly. Read more

Cravings

COURTESY CRAIG BIXEL
                                Chef Randy Bang­loy lays out a kama­yan spread at Eating House 1849.
Cravings: Eating House offers ultimate communal table, Wine Finds debuts at Foodland

More of the latest food news you can use, courtesy Crave. Read more

Does it Work?

The chocolate almond milk test produced 
a cross between a popsicle and Fudgesicle.
Does it Work: Kids’ play yields sweet reward

The kids were extremely happy with the result, and the adults were surprised at how frozen and creamy the ice cream turned out. Read more

Easy-Kine Cooking

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Easy Kine Cooking: Tortilla wrap, the modern sandwich

Sometimes it just takes one change in a recipe to make it seem fresh. By substituting a tortilla for bread, you can present your family with a modern transformation. Read more

Electric Kitchen

Photo by Dawn F. Kawahara
Amazing ulu leaves and green fruit.
The Electric Kitchen: Eat like a public school student

Local beef and produce such as ulu, papaya and sweet potato are being incorporated into meals at public schools in Hawaii, thanks to the Aina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School program. Read more

Farmers Markets

DENNIS ODA / 2017
Farmers Markets Calendar: January 2020

A list of farmers markets on Oahu, courtesy Crave. Read more

Going Gluten-Free

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                                Gluten-free blueberry scones.
Going Gluten-Free: The misadventures of making scones

It all seemed simple enough: Make a gluten-free scone, then share the recipe. Read more

Grab and Go

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                                Charmaine Ocasek, center, and daughters Nanea Ocasek, left, and Kainoa Friel, with boxes of their famed poi mochi.
Grab & Go: Uncle Lani’s poi mochi binds family, yields bounty

It’s nothing new that Uncle Lani’s poi mochi is addictive, judging by the way it flies out of the two Uncle Lani’s cafes. Read more

If I Can, You Can

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

Local Moco

COURTESY KAZ TANABE
Local Moco: Spinach-artichoke dip

Perfect for any type of get-together, these cute little cups would do equally well passed around on a pupu tray at a fancy cocktail party or stacked on a festive platter and placed on the potluck table. Read more

On Tap in Hawaii

COURTESY TIM GOLDEN
On Tap in Hawaii: Bottles, cans offer taste of art

Now that the craft beer shelf has become almost as crowded as the wine shelf, brewers are paying a lot more attention to design. Read more

Spirited Conversations

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Spirited Conversations: To your health

With life so busy, it’s easy to be distracted, losing track of what is best for our bodies. It can be difficult to find that balance of making healthy choices and still having fun, so why not marry the two? Read more

The Little Foodie

The Little Foodie: It’s not easy being green, but worth trying

If you’re human, it’s likely that by now you’ve given up on your New Year’s resolutions. Read more

The Weekly Eater

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                                Mark and Bonnie Shishido own Ha‘awi Toast + Tea and have been married for 40 years. They work together at the Ward Farmer’s Market.
The Weekly Eater: Farmers market couples reap benefits of shared time, goals

The lovelorn might just want to forget about searching for a significant other at the clubs or online, but take their cues from the farmers markets, where a shared love of food brings many people together. Read more

Quickbites

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Quickbites: UH Baseball ‘Grand Slam Celebration,’ Localicious Hawai’i Art and Poetry Contest

Find out more about the recent UH baseball fundraiser and the 2019 Localicious Hawai’i Art and Poetry Contest, courtesy Crave. Read more

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