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Archive: Oct 2016

Hawaiian Charcuterie Workshop

Links of chipolata being made during François’s 2014 workshop. Daniel Lane photo. Charcuterie is a French word for prepared meat products, which includes deli meat, bacon, sausages and pate. I was introduced to the craft in 2014, when I wrote a story called “The Pig Gig.” Ron Miller, owner and executive chef of Hukilau Lanai,…

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October 29, 2016

Canoe Plant Festival Celebrates National Farm-to-School Month

Harvesting kalo on the north shore of Kauai. Daniel Lane photo Malama Kauai will host a Canoe Plant Festival on Sunday, October 16, to celebrate National Farm-to-School Month. The event, which is from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., will take place at their farm on Kalihiwai Ridge and showcase traditional food harvests. Polynesians brought nearly 30 plants…

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October 14, 2016

Winners of the Tasting Kauai Coconut Cook Off

(From left) Joe Fox, Michael Young, Rodman Machado, Sean Smull, Thomas Fuquay, Ron Miller, Adam Watten, Eric Sudeth. Daniel Lane photo. On a bright Saturday afternoon, Ron Miller strides into our cooking tent wearing a crisp white chef jacket with short sleeves. His restaurant, Hukilau Lanai, is embroidered across his left breast and a black…

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October 7, 2016