By Catherine Kekoa Enomoto
Wednesday, June 12, 1996
Campers don't settle for
CAMP cleanliness tops the menu, says Nora Furuno, veteran cook for Moanalua Gardens Foundation campouts. To ensure that campers enjoy outings, Furuno said she makes certain all food preparers feel well.
Additionally, she said campers bring their own utensils, which they wash after each meal; this process reduces rubbish in the wild.
Alan Holokai Brown of Milolii and Kahala asked for an easy camp recipe. He's organizing menus for a weeklong Maui field trip by his University of Hawai'i summer-school Hawai'ian Language 301 class.
" 'Ai a ma'ona" - Eat all you want.
Chili Con Carne
(From "Mother's Favorite Recipes" by Friends of Waialae School; phone 733-4883)
1 pound lean ground beef
In a heavy pot over medium-high heat, brown beef with garlic, onions and bell pepper for 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, cover and bring just to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently 1 hour. If not thick enough, simmer uncovered for last 15 minutes.
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
2-1/2 cups tomatoes (No. 2 can), undrained
2-1/2 cups kidney beans (No. 2 can), undrained
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 teaspoons salt, optional
Makes 6 servings.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving (without salt): 305 calories, 14 grams total fat, .5 grams saturated fat, 50 milligrams cholesterol, 580 milligrams sodium. With 2 teaspoons salt: Same except 1,290 milligrams sodium*
Easy Cole Slaw
(Adapted from "Easy Recipes for 1, 2 or a Few" by Anna Aughenbaugh, Starlite Publications)
1 medium head cabbage, shredded or thinly sliced
1 medium carrot, grated
1/2 cup granulated sugar
In a jar with a tight fitting lid, mix dressing ingredients. Toss with cabbage, cover and chill. Makes 8 servings.
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 140 calories, 7 grams total fat, 0.5 grams saturated fat, no cholesterol, 25 milligrams sodium.*
Asterisk (*) after nutritional analyses in the Body & Soul section indicates calculations by Joannie Dobbs of Exploring New Concepts, a nutritional consulting firm.
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