Category Archives: Party

Okinawan (Purple) Sweet Potato Haupia Pie

A tasty recipe that I learned from my mother-in-law. This is made with the Okinawan sweet potato or purple sweet potato. They are mostly found in Asian grocery stores. Okinawan sweet potatoes are very good for you being high in … Continue reading

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Deep Fried Mochi Balls (Poi)

This is something I remember as a kid. You can use powdered poi for this if you have it, but I had to make it fully from scratch. This is a good party dish and can stay out for long … Continue reading

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Furikake Chex Mix – revised

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! I know it’s been a while since I posted anything in this blog. Haven’t had time to cook but I hope you are able to become a fan of my Facebook page: http://www.FB.com/EdieCooks This is a revised recipe, … Continue reading

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Homemade Poi

I miss Poi from back home, and in all my 17 years in Hawaii, I actually never had fresh pounded poi. This isn’t exactly the same thing, but since you can’t even find the bag stuff here in California this … Continue reading

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Mochiko Party Chicken

Mochiko chicken is a wet batter chicken made with Mochiko rice flour. You can use any type of glutenous rice flour, but the best version is the Mochiko brand. This recipe if triple the average recipe and is made for … Continue reading

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MYO Manapua Buns

MYO stands for Make-Your-Own, it’s something my kids love doing and when I first introduced this version to them they were pretty excited. They said “it’s just like making your own taco’s”…but the Chinese versions of tacos. I remember doing … Continue reading

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Kale Wrapped Pork (LauLau Style)

This recipe was inspired from another recipe I saw on TableSpoon.com for Kale LauLau. I’ve made kale before as chips (not so successful) and I’ve been wondering how else I should make the kale and when I found this recipe … Continue reading

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