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Cooking Ulu over Open Fire – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Learn the technique for making fire-roasted stuffed ulu. Cooking over an open fire makes for delicious food, and we still doin’ it in 2020! Too funny, I thought today was my final day of the Eat Local Maui Challenge, but alas there’s one more day to go! This is Day 29 of 100% locally grown, raised, …

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Dyeing With Wild Indigo – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Get a peek into identifying wild indigo (Indigofera suffruticosa) and a rudimentary way of dyeing with it. Learn what a ripe Monstera deliciosa fruit looks like, and the trick to crispy cassava chips. It’s Day 28 of the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore. I’ve been eating 100% local foods to the Hawaiian Islands …

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How To Make Kiawe Flour – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Dedicated to collective well-being, I share how to turn kiawe (Prosopis pallida) beans into flour. This abundance species, aka invasive species, is powerfully nutritious and definitely the most popular wild food I share with others. Known as mesquite in other English-speaking places, it has a long history of use and relationship with humans around the …

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Crispy Chips and Root Beer Fiz – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Crispy cassava chips, mango, and corn-on-the-cob were major food highlights of Day 26 eating 100% local… but the wild root beer is such a WINNER!!! (See the fiz in the video below) #eattheinvasives Today’s Menu – tea :: lilikoi*, kumquat*, kefir lime*, ginger from Maui Vintage, honey from UpCountry Apiaries, butter from Naked Cow Dairy.  …

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Day 25 – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Day 25 of eating 100% local to the Hawaiian Islands. Today I wanted chips 😂 just give me some damn chips LOL! But no, I got this, with no cheating or quitting…coming into the home stretch.  Today’s menu – breakfast :: wild amaranth***, garlic chives*, avocado*, nasturtium*, sea lettuce***, pumpkin flowers*, zucchini from Okamura Farm, …

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Wild Root Beer – Eat Local Maui Challenge

The absolutely delicious wild fermentation of false awa (Piper auritum), into a naturally carbonated root beer, gets bottled with the addition of some wild and cultivated ingredients. It’s the 24th Day of eating 100% local foods from the Hawaiian Islands for the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore. Breakfast is good, but lunch is …

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Day 22 – Eat Local Maui Challenge

100% local for Day 22 of the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore. Brunch & Dinner :: Achiote oil made with annatto seeds*** and Olinda Orchards olive oil, kalo from Ho’omakua Farms, carrots from Pono Grown Farm Center, chicken from Toohey’s, onion from Okoa Farms, garlic from Kupa’a Farms, tomatoes from Maria at UpCountry …

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Dyeing with Turmeric – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Day 19 of the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore. Day after the election has everyone on edge, with not much chance of any final count for some time. I decided turmeric was in order, and stuck with the theme all day drinking the juice and dyeing 2 shirts with it. 100% local anti-inflammatory! …

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Make Your Own Coconut Milk – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Get a glimpse into eating 100% local foods from the Hawaiian Islands. This video highlights the process of making homemade coconut milk, from opening the coconut all the way to milk. This is Day 10 of the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore, where folks are encouraged to include as many locally grown/raised/foraged foods …

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Making Chocolate & Grandma’s 90th Birthday – Eat Local Maui Challenge

A glimpse into Day 9 of eating 100% locally grown and raised foods from the Hawaiian Islands. I pretty much ate leftovers all day, but attempted to make a banana cake topped in chocolate for my Grandma's 90th birthday.

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