Teriyaki plate with chicken, rice, and salad topped with teriyaki salad dressing

Teriyaki Salad Dressing

This teriyaki salad dressing is just like the delicious Asian dressing served on iceberg salads in Teriyaki restaurants in Washington state.

Spam fried rice dinner

Fried Rice Recipe

Hawaiian SPAM fried rice is a go to comfort food for locals living in other parts of the world. Fried rice is easy to make, with common ingredients, and tastes just like home. Our fried rice recipe include tips on how to make fried rice with any meat or veggies on hand, even vegan and gluten free!

Gyoza Potsticker Recipe

Beef Potsticker Recipe for Bulk Cooking

This potsticker recipe is perfect for bulk cooking. It makes a giant batch of potstickers (also called gyoza) to keep in the freezer and cook (in under 10 minutes) whenever you want a quick meal.

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Chinese Meatball Recipe

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There are so many times that I pull a package of ground beef out of the freezer and wonder, “How am I going to do something new and exciting with this?”  Since we buy a part of a cow, we end up with about 50 pounds of ground beef in our freezer to last the year.  I of course make taco soup, spaghetti sauce and hamburgers, plus the occasional meat loaf.  Then there’s lettuce cups, seven layer dip, and zucchini eggplant casserole.  It’s not that I don’t have lots of different options for cooking with ground beef, but I’ve felt like I was in a creative rut.  Then I started going through my cookbooks and found a recipe for Chinese meatballs in Hawaiian church women’s cookbook from the 70’s.  Although the ingredient list didn’t look very Chinese to me, I liked the idea, and used the inspiration to create my own meatball recipe with Chinese flavors.

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