Kalua Pig Recipe Hawaii Plantation Food Favorite

Image  and article by Kurt Winner
This is an easy crock pot version that anyone can make. Kalua pig is the whole pig that is cooked in a pit in the ground known as an Imu. This dish is traditionally served at Luaus, family gatherings and special occasions such as graduations, and birthdays. Local families in Hawaii also make quick version with premade Kalua pork, but here we do a better version from scratch using a crock pot/slow cooker.
3-4 lb pork loin roast or pork shoulder
1 large onion sliced
4 plus cups beef stock
4 plus cups chicken stock
1 medium cabbage roughly chopped
¼ teaspoon of liquid smoke
2-3 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
Hawaiian salt to taste
Soy sauce to taste

Place the pork in a slow cooker with the beef and chicken stock. Use enough stock here to fully cover the pork roast. Cover […]

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Remy’s Baby Back Raspberry Chipotle Sauce for Ribs and Spinach with Feta Salad

Within a few days he called and told me that he had created some innovative and tasty dishes with a distinctive island bent using the remarkable sauce as a base; could I send more?

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Hawaii cuisine: Four Pepper Spicy Grilled Chicken

Growing up in Hawaii you develop an appreciation for cross cultural mingling, especially in cuisine. Kurt Winner, my husband a native New York to Hawaii transplant and an avid chef, developed this favorite family recipe years ago. You can use it to create kabobs along with fat quarters of red,green and yellow bell peppers and onions or as a simple marinade for grilled chicken. He favors it served Buffalo New York style with an Oregon twist; alongside some Oregon Rogue bleu cheese dip and crudites.

Four Pepper Spicy Grilled Chicken


1 package NOH Korean Kim Chee mix
3 pounds boneless chicken breasts
Szechuan peppercorns,crushed
black pepper,ground
Cayenne pepper,ground
chili pepper flakes
bleu cheese, Rogue Bleu from Southern Oregon preferred
Litehouse bleu cheese dressing,ready made
crudites;celery sticks,broccoli florets,cherry tomatoes, cucumber sticks,red bell peppers


A few hours before you wish to grill, sprinkle the NOH Kim Chee mix over the chicken in a […]

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