12 Recipes That’ll Transport You to Hawaii, No Flight Required
When the weather outside is frightful, we find ourselves yearning for tropical locales. Unfortunately, hopping on the next plane to paradise isn’t usually in the cards. While you plan your next getaway, enjoy this collection of 12 classic Hawaiian dishes that’ll give you a taste of the sweet life. A glimpse at island living without having to leave the mainland? That’ll hold us over (for now)!
5. Health-ified Crock Pot Kalua Pork: There’s no need to dig a fire pit in your backyard to enjoy the flavor of succulent, slow-roasted pork. Your slow cooker, liquid smoke and an assortment of spices do the trick quite nicely. (via The Skinny Fork)
10. The Blue Hawaii: Shake up this ocean-blue cocktail for your next happy hour. The combo of rum, pineapple and citrus is a surefire way to transport yourself to the beach with just one single sip. (via A Sage Amalgam)
12. Hawaiian Sweet Rolls: It’s too easy to polish off a whole tray of these rolls with nary a slick of butter in sight. But for the ultimate in island-inspired sliders, simply add a few shreds of kalua pork and a slice of pineapple for some seriously good eats. (via Jo Cooks)
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