Possibly the best turkey I have ever had, anywhere, ever.
A rich, chocolatey version of Hawaii's easiest and possibly tastiest dessert. I made these during a particularly difficult time this weekend (detailed here if you are interested) and if I can do that, you can totally make them in just a few minutes today. I think butter mochi is one […]
Ingredients: 1 3 lb pork butt roast 1/4 cup Alaea salt (Hawaiian sea salt) freshly ground black pepper applewood chips defrosted frozen banana leaves (I buy Goya brand) Directions: Dry off the pork roast with paper or cloth towels and rub with the salt. Smoke at a higher heat (approximately […]
Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped scallion 1/4 cup mochiko flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon mixed black and white sesame seeds 1 tablespoon gochugaru (Korean red pepper flakes) 1 teaspoon shichimi togarashi 2 egg, beaten 1 1/2 […]
Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped scallion 1/4 cup mochiko flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/4 soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon mixed black and white sesame seeds 2 egg, beaten 1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (trimmed of excess fat if desired) […]
Ingredients: 1 large banana leaf* 5 1/2 lb boneless pork shoulder or butt (may need to cut in half to fit) 1/4 cup Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt 2 tablespoons mesquite liquid smoke 6 oz pineapple juice 6 oz water Directions: Line the Instant Pot with the banana leaf, leaving enough […]
Ingredients: 1 lb dry macaroni (jumbo macaroni if possible) 2 medium carrots, shredded (I used rainbow carrots) 1/4 Maui onion, grated 1-1 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup milk Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni […]
Ingredients: 1 16-oz loaf Hawaiian bread 12 oz SPAM (lite or regular), diced 2 large onions, diced (about 1 lb) 1 bunch celery, diced (about 1 lb) 1/4 cup chicken or turkey stock 1/4 cup pineapple juice 2 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 […]