Kalua Pork

Hawaiian Kalua Pork History and Recipe

Hawaiian Kalua Pork Recipe – Kalua Pig Recipe Smoker and Slow Cooker Instructions   I must confess, when I used to hear people refer to cooking Kalua Pork or Kalua … Continued

Hawaiian Lau Lau Pork

Hawaiian Lau Lau Pork History and Recipe

Slow Cooker and Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions   Hawaiian Lau Lau Pork is to islanders what barbecue is to Southerners. Hawaiians consider Lau Lau their soul food that effects … Continued

Hawaiian Potato Macaroni Salad

Hawaiian Potato Macaroni Salad Recipe (Potato Mac Salad)

Hawaiian Potato Macaroni Salad “Potato Mac Salad” Recipe Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions Stove Top Instructions   Potato Macaroni salad, also known as “potato mac salad” is a popular side … Continued

Hawaiian Saimin

Hawaiian Saimin History and Recipe

The favorite local fast food of the Hawaiian islands (also considered the national dish of Hawaii) is Saimin, an inexpensive noodle and broth soup.  It is considered the supreme comfort … Continued

Shave Ice Truck

Hawaiian Shave Ice History

Shave ice can be found everywhere in the Hawaiian Island – in coffee shops, mom and pop stores, shave ice stands, lunch wagons, crack seed stores, and especially at any … Continued

Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken

Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken Recipe

Grilling – Slow Cooker – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Instructions In the summertime, I like to make Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken by marinating the chicken in the Shoyu sauce all day … Continued

Spam Musubi

Hawaiian Spam History – Spam Musubi Recipe

A favorite Hawaiian way to eat Spam is in the form of a musubi (pronounced moo-soo-bee, with no accent).  It is a fried slice of spam on rice pressed together … Continued

History and Legends of Chili

  The only thing certain about the origins of chili is that it did not originate in Mexico. Charles Ramsdell, a writer from San Antonio in an article called San … Continued

History and Legends of Cobblers

  Cobbler – Crisps – Crumble – Brown Betty – Buckle – Grunts – Slumps – Bird’s Nest Pudding – Sonker – Pandowdy Cobblers have been and are still called … Continued

Hamburger

History and Legends of Hamburgers

There is a dispute about who actually made the first hamburger and bun in America.  Have you ever wondered where the first hamburger on a bun came from?  Which story … Continued

History and Legends of Hot Dogs

Also called frankfurters, frank, weenie, wienie, wiener, dog, and red hot.  A hot dog is a cooked sausage that consists of a combination of beef and pork or all beef, … Continued

Baked Alaska

History of Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska History Baked Alaska is also known as omelette la norvienne, Norwegian omelette, omelette surprise, omelette norvegienne, and glace au four. Baked Alaska is ice cream encased in some … Continued

Cake History

History of Cakes

History of Cakes     Cakes are made from various combinations of refined flour, some form of shortening, sweetening, eggs, milk, leavening agent, and flavoring.  There are literally thousands of … Continued

Clam Chowder

History of Chowder

What is traditional chowder? The true or traditional chowder is a matter of debate.  There are numerous varieties, and each has its loyal following.  Just bring up the subject of … Continued

history of cookies

History of Cookies

After reading all about cookies, be sure to check out What’s Cooking America’s many Cookie Recipes and How To Make Perfect Cookies – Secrets To Making Perfect Cookies.   In America, … Continued