Chris Kajioka, a Honolulu native, has never wanted to be anything other than a chef. Hawaii has been pumping out some very creative and talented chefs and chef Chris Kajioka is high on that list....
Chef Jeff is our behind the scenes Cooking Hawaiian Style Executive Chef. Before all of our guests hit the kitchen, Chef spends a significant amount of time with our celebrities getting them organized. Its part of the process of getting them “camera ready”. A lot of people don’t realize things that go into getting an episode re...
Talia Dancil, Food Network's Chopped Jr. winner shows Lanai Tabura her winning recipes in the kitchen including her Banana Lumpia with Warm Rum Sauce.
Melveen Leed creates an ono dressing - Prune Mui Dressing - it is so ono!
Finadene sauce is found in chomorro cuisine which is commonly found in Guam. This sauce is perfect for Kaleo's ono-licious chomorro ribs!
This is an easy, old fashioned recipe to make a delicious pineapple jam made with just a few ingredients showcasing the delicious pineapple without having to worry about canning or preserving. This recipe should keep for a couple of weeks in the refrigerator.
Curried tempura batter, a twist on the traditional recipe. The addition of the curry adds a wonderful flavor, change up your vegetables using okra, zucchini, bell peppers or pumpkin.
A kicked up version of the standard sauce used as a familiar condiment with Chinese foods. You will want to keep this on hand. Very versatile, use it with Chinese dishes, as a dipping sauce for dumplings, as a sauce with your noodle soup dishes or with sashimi.
A different twist to serve a warmed vinaigrette over steamed fish. This recipe uncooked makes a flavorful everyday vinaigrette as well !
Guava horseradish - Island-style horseradish for beef dishes! Perfect on Prime Rib or Roast Beef!
No need buy the french dressing in the store! Make this one and bring it to your parties!
Version of the seasoning salt we use for everything! You can pretty much use all kinds of herbs, this is just a start! For those on the mainland, if you can't find Hawaiian salt, you can use Kosher salt...it should hold up because it's about the same size as Hawaiian salt.
Disclaimer: I haven't used Kosher sa...
Great recipe for onion rings, or for fried fish!
Classic japanese "Bata" (butter) Yaki sauce. Usually there are thin slices of beef and vegetables and the food is cooked on an electric skillet in butter. This sauce is for Bata Yaki!
I freeze tablespoon size portions of this recipe to have on hand for a quick addition to pasta and rice dishes.
A recipe shared with me from my former brother in law, a fantastic cook ! Serve on grilled meats or just as is. I even tossed this in some soba noodles !!
Macadamia nut spinach pesto - A go-to item I always keep on hand in my refrigerator. I often wrap 1-2 tablespoons in individual pieces or saran wrap and keep in the freezer. Add to your favorite pasta, soup or rice dishes.
This Kim Chee Vinaigrette is great as a salad dressing, seasoning base or marinade for meat and fish!!
Simple and ono recipe inspired by Alan Wong's original Li Hing Vinaigrette.
A creamy and flavorful dressing to use on greens or cold noodle salads.
A great pesto to have on hand for a quick salad with shredded cabbage or a great warm weather noodle salad. Add any leftover rotisserie chicken or grilled steak or pork.
Lilikoi butter or curd can be used in so many different ways including as a topping, filling, marinade or dressing. An elegant addition to any dish and simple to make.
A great twist on a traditional style salad dressing. Served warm, it is great to serve on salads with a heartier green, like watercress, cabbage or kale.