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Sista Val's Home Style Recipes as featured, daily Monday through Thursday in the 4 o'clock hour, on the Mid-Day Mana. "Ono" (Delicious) and easy to follow Hawaiian and Local and Island favorite Home Style Recipes.
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Pan Fried Tofu Poke
Added on Apr 24, 2024
2 12oz. block Maika'i Tofu
2 NOH's Poke Mix
4 oz. Sesame Oil
2 tablespoon Aloha Shoyu
1 cup Sea asparagus

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Pat the tofu dry and wrap in a paper towel and gently weigh it down to remove excess liquid. Weigh down for 20 minutes.

Cut tofu into 3 strips.

Pan fry tofu pieces on all four sides until golden brown, you can use any neutral oil. Remove cooked tofu and let it cool.

Cut tofu into 1/4 inch or 1/2 inch pieces.
Mix 1/4 of the ogo & 1/2 a teaspoon of the salt mix (follow instructions on label to hydrate the ogo).

Place cut tofu a mixing bowl and add in the NOH's Poke Mix, sesame oil, Aloha Shoyu and sea asparagus.

Mix ingredients together and let sit for 10 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!
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Kulolo Banana Lumpia
Added on Apr 19, 2024
6 Ripe apple bananas
16 ounces Kulolo (cut into strips)
1 cup Brown sugar
12 Lumpia wrappers
Vegetable oil

Ice cream (optional)

Cut ripe apple bananas in half lengthwise. Roll bananas in brown sugar. Lay out one lumpia wrapper with one corner pointing at you. Place one piece each of the banana and kulolo near the center of the wrapper. Fold corner nearest to you over the filling. Snugly fold left and right sides over to the middle. Continue to rollup until there’s a little part of the corner left. Dab with water and seal it. Repeat for the rest.

IF AIRFRYING: Generously brush the lumpia with oil. Air fry for 8 minutes at 400 degrees, flipping once halfway. Reapply oil wash during the flip.

IF DEEP FRYING: Cook until lumps turn golden brown.
Let cool and enjoy with a scoop of your favorite ice cream!

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Cheeseburger Pie
Added on Apr 18, 2024
1 lb lean ground beef
1 large onion (chopped)
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
a dash of Worcestershire sauce
1 cup of shredded cheese
1 cup of milk
1/2 cup of Original Bisquik mix
2 eggs

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 9 inch pie plate with non-stick cooking spray. Cook beef and chopped onion in a skillet over medium about 10 minutes or until beef is brown. Drain excess fat. Stir in salt, garlic powder and Worcestershire sauce and then spread in pie plate. Next, sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the beef. In a small bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs and Bisquik. Make sure you try to get as many lumps out as you can. Pour over meat mixture. Bake in oven for 25 minutes or until a knife comes out clean. Enjoy.
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Chili Spaghetti
Added on Apr 17, 2024
1 package (7 oz.) spaghetti
1 lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (19 oz.) red kidney beans, undrained
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1 Tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (5 oz.)

Cook spaghetti as directed on package. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan or medium pot, cook beef and onion over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown and onion is tender; drain. Stir in tomatoes, beans, tomato sauce, chili powder and salt. Cook uncovered over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until as thick as you'd like. Drain spaghetti; divide among dinner plates. Top with beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Enjoy with favorite sides.

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Added on Apr 16, 2024
5-7 potatoes, skinned and cut into chunks
1 can Corned Beef
1/2 small onion, finely minced
Salt and pepper
2 eggs
Oil for frying

Boil the potatoes until fork tender about 20 to 30 minutes depending on the size of your potatoes. When done, remove from heat and let cool. Mash them until there are no more large lumps. Add the corned beef with a fork, shredding it as you go. Add in the onion and salt and pepper to taste. Then add in the eggs and mix thoroughly.

Heat a skillet with a little oil in it on medium heat. Put flour onto a plate. then make a ball with a scoop of hash then flatten it. Flour both sides of each patty. Place in frying pan. Cook for about 4-5 minutes, flip, and repeat. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to get rid of excess oil. Enjoy.
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