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TIhis Braddah Shares A Funny Guy Foodie Fave
  ’ m excited to kick off James is a 1985 graduate season 16 of Cooking of Hawai‘i Baptist Academy Hawaiian Style with my and played football for Pac-
 friend James Roache. James Five — all while strutting his
is one half of comedy duo Da Braddahs, and shares the screen and stage with Tony Silva. No aspect of island life is safe from this wacky brand of Hawaiian-style ridicule.
stuff as “The McInerny Boy,” modeling their latest styles.
  This week, James enter- tains while cooking his fa- mous and delicious One-pot Hamburger Stew.
• 2 pounds hamburger, organic if possible
• 64 ounces tomato sauce, organic if possible
• 2 cups frozen corn
• 2 cups frozen carrots
• 2 cups frozen peas
• 2 tablespoons minced garlic
• 5 whole bay leaves
• 2 bay leaves, crushed
• handful Hawaiian salt
• squeeze Sriracha
• 2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
Put oil in pot over medium heat. Brown hamburger in pot with
minced garlic. Add tomato sauce, salt, Sriracha, bay leaves and frozen veg- etables. Then simmer for 20-30 min- utes. Serve with rice or King’s Hawaiian sweet rolls like a sloppy Joe.
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(Inset) The author and James Roache laugh it up in the kitchen while making Roache’s easy-to-cook One-pot Hamburger Stew (above). PHOTOS BY RYAN SAKAMOTO AND RUBEN CARRILLO
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