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Wednesday, August 26, 1998



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Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken
will be cooking in Hawaii next month.



Food Network
coming to Hawaii

The Food Network's "Cooking Across America" will be coming to Hawaii in September and tickets to the taping are available at Foodland and Sack N Save stores.

The shows will take place noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 at the Sheraton Waikiki and Royal Hawaiian hotels.

Robin Leach of "Gourmet Getaways" will host the programs featuring Food Network celebrity chefs David Rosengarten; the Too Hot Tamales Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger; Curtis Aikens; and Jacques Pepin.

Tickets are $45. Those with Foodland Maika'i Club members can show their Maika'i Cards for a $5 discount. For more information, call (800) 949-CHEF (2433).

Indigo dishes prepared

During "Sweet Summer Days from Indigo Restaurant," join chef Glen Chu as he prepares some of his finest dishes, 9:30-11:45 a.m. Saturday in the Lyon Arboretum's upstairs classroom. Enrollment is limited. Cost: $12-$22. Register at 988-7378.

Event for cigar lovers

Dwight Hayashi of Paradise Beverage and Brian Uy of Havana Cabana hosts "A Smoker's Evening" featuring cigars and alcohol, 7-9 p.m. tomorrow at 3660 On the Rise.

Attendees will sip on Absolut Martinis while puffing on Partagus No. 1 and Nat Sherman Nautical. There also will be Crown Royal Reserve, and Chivas and Glenlivet 18-year-old served.

Cost is $35 per person. To make reservations, call 737-1177.

Sample 'Festa' offerings

Experience Portuguese culture 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the "Festa Portuguesa" at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

Browse through cultural displays and taste dishes such as Portuguese bean soup, pao doce (sweet bread) and, of course, malassadas.

Kimo Keawe will host a lineup of entertainment which includes Frank DeLima, the Royal Hawaiian Band, Portuguese dancing and slack-key guitarists.

Admission is free but donations of $1 are being taken in exchange for tickets for prize drawings. For information, call 845-1616.

Contests seek recipes

Take out your best, original recipes that call for one or more Kikkoman sauces in the list of ingredients and enter them in Kikkoman and Gourmet magazine's "America Cooks with Kikkoman" contest.

A grand prize of $3,000 and two first prizes of $250 will be given to the winning "American" dishes. Dishes can be main courses, salads, appetizers or side dishes.

Recipes must be accompanied by your name, address and phone number and sent to: Jennifer Mayer, Gourmet, 560 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10022, Attention: Kikkoman Contest. The postmark deadline is Monday.

Bullet Bake it easy: If baking is more your style, why not enter Keebler's "Desserts Made as Easy as Pie" contest. Enter a pie recipe that takes 15 minutes or less preparation time (not including baking or chilling time) using Keebler's Ready Crust.

The best-tasting pie that is also creative and easy to make will win $1,000 cash, a year's supply of Ready Crust and a complete library of Mr. Food cookbooks.

For an official entry form and complete list of rules and regulation, write to: "Desserts Made As Easy As Pie" Recipe Contest, 303 East Wacker Drive, Suite 440, Chicago, IL 60601. All recipes must be received by Oct. 31.

Mango cobbler a winner

Congratulations to Pamela Schroeter of Honolulu for her Hawaiian mango Cobbler recipe. Schroeter entered her recipe into Reddi-wip's "Fifty Fruit Salute" contest last year and won a spot for Hawaii.

To receive a booklet of the winning recipes, print your name, address and zip code on a 3-by-5-inch card and send it along with a check made payable to "50 Fruit Salute Recipe Collection" for $1.50 (postage and handling). Also include a dated cash register receipt from the purchase of one can of Reddi-wip (circle purchase price). Send to: 50 Fruit Salute Recipe Collection, P.O. Box 806, Dept. M, Riverton, NJ 08077-0806.

Only one booklet will be given per household. Allow eight weeks for delivery.



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