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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, January 25, 2006

TASTE
Favorite family recipes from everyday folks at Hawaiian Electric

Advertiser Staff

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Hawaiian Electric Co. has released a second volume in its cooking series this one with recipes from company employees and retirees and their families and friends. These are tried-and-true dishes: Ida's Shoyu Chicken with Sherry, Nora's Portuguese Pickled Fried Sardines, Popo Pork Hash. The 164-page spiral-bound book is "A Taste to Remember: Tropical Flavors from Hawaiian Electric Co," and sales benefit Aloha United Way. (The first volume, of recipes from HECO home economists' files, sold more than 5,500 copies.)

Cost is $10, at the customer service/cashier desks at two HECO offices: at the corner of King and Richards streets, and on Ward Avenue. Information: Leta Wakamatsu, 543-5663; leta.wakamatsu@heco.com.

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