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Pork Adobo
Added on Sep 04, 2018
1 1/4 lb Boneless pork shoulder, cut into 2-inch cubes
1 cup Water
1/2 cup White vinegar
2 tablespoons Soy sauce or shoyu
6 Garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
4 teaspoon Vegetable oil

On a rack in broiling pan, broil pork 6 inches from heat source until rare, 5 to 6 minutes; transfer to 3-quart saucepan. Add water, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and pepper and stir well to combine; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, cover, and let simmer until pork is fork tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer pork to plate; set aside. Increase heat to high and cook pan juices, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced by half; remove from heat and reserve. In a 10-inch nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat; add pork cubes and cook, turning meat frequently, until well browned on all sides, 4 to 5 minutes. Add reserved pan juices and stir well; cook until sauce is heated, about 1 minute. Enjoy with rice and favorite sides. YUM!
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Big Pot Of Chili
Added on Aug 30, 2018
4 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
8 medium onions, chopped (4 cups)
4 cans (28 oz each) diced tomatoes, un-drained
3 cans (19 oz each) red kidney beans, drained, liquid reserved
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
3 tablespoons chili powder
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon salt

In a large pot, cook beef and onions over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked and onions are tender; drain. Stir in tomatoes, bean liquid, tomato sauce, chili powder, sugar and salt, breaking up tomatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for about 75 minutes. Stir in beans. Simmer uncovered about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until desired consistency. Enjoy with as is, with rice or crackers and a dollop of mayo on top. YUM!
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SPAM & Cabbage
Added on Aug 29, 2018
1 can SPAM
1/2 onion
1 medium cabbage
1 clove garlic
1/4 C Shoyu
Sesame Oil

Cut SPAM into strips or diced. Slice half a round onion and one medium cabbage thinly. Chop one clove of garlic. Heat sesame oil in pot. Add SPAM & all other ingredients. Cook until cabbage is done. Enjoy over rice and with favorite sides. Mahalo Mr C. Chung Jr., for this recipe!
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`Ulu Mash
Added on Aug 28, 2018
2 ulu
1 Tbsp. coconut oil
1 onion, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, finely diced
½ block butter, soften
½ cup low-fat milk, heated
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper

Wash `ulu and pat dry. Cut or peel off skin. Slice in half and remove core. Dice `ulu into cubes. Next, place in a pot and fill with water until just about covered. Bring to a boil. Cook until soft. Meanwhile, heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until soft, stirring occasionally. Drain `ulu, reserving about 1 cup water. Mix onion with `ulu and add butter, milk, salt, and pepper. Mash until smooth. If it’s too thick, gradually add reserved water, as needed. Enjoy.

This recipe was found on the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens Facebook page, which they got from The La `Ulu event will be held on September 8th, from 10am-3pm. Its a free family event that includes, Hawaiian music, hula, keiki activities, info booths, a Hawaiian pant sale and much more. Hope to see you there!
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Shrimp or Pork Watercress
Added on Aug 24, 2018
2 lbs Pork butt
1 bundle Watercress, rinsed well
1 large Yellow onion
1 large Tomato
4 cups water
Salt and pepper

If your making with pork... Cut pork into bite size pieces, brown in oil. Add chopped tomato and onion and saute til vegetables are soft. Next, add the water. Bring to boil. Season with shoyu, salt and pepper to taste. Turn off heat and add rinsed watercress. Now, if your using shrimp, just add the shrimp after adding the 4 cups water and cook cook until the shrimp is cooked. Which shouldn't be that long. Enjoy with your favorite sides.
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