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R. W. Meyer Family Cookbook

	Cookbook Image - 261130	Title: R. W. Meyer Family Cookbook	By: R. W. Meyer, Limited	Group/Family Location: Kaunakakai, HI	Organization: R. W. Meyer, Limited
Book Number: 261130
From: Kaunakakai, HI
Number of Recipes: 494
Binding Style: Soft Cover

Special Features: Beautiful, original index pages painted by family artist Stephanie Friel with native Hawaiian, edible plants. Helpful hints. An Introduction by Chef Sam Choy. Foreword with a brief history of the 1854 Meyer home, including prestigious guests from Hawaiian history who have visited, including Father Damien, now St. Damien, the Catholic priest known for his benevolent ministry to those with Hansen's disease at Kalaupapa; Charles Reed Bishop, husband of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop who founded the Kamehameha Schools; Joseph F. Smith, early missionary to the Kingdom of Hawaii and one of the presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; and Robert Louis Stevenson, novelist and poet.

Description: "In these Meyer family recipes you will see a colorful array of flavors mixed to perfection and handed down from generation to generation." ~Chef Sam Choy. Recipes submitted by family members from around the world ages 6 to 96 years. A few recipes from the first generation Meyer family on Molokai.

Funds raised support: Funds from the R. W. Meyer Family Cookbook will go towards the restoration of the 1854 R. W. Meyer historic and ancestral home, the oldest in Molokai and one of the oldest in the State of Hawaii. Rudolph Wilhelm Meyer was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1826. He graduated as a civil engineer specializing in hydraulics and surveying. He arrived in the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1850. He worked diligently, introduced new methods of agriculture and ranching and served in the Hawaiian government in a variety of official capacities. He designed and operated his own sugar mill which is listed on the National and State Register of Historic Places. He married the High Chiefess Kalama and together they raised a family of 11 children.

How to Purchase

Make check payable to:
R. W. Meyer Home Restoration

Mail order to:
R. W. Meyer, Limited
P. O. Box 1017
Kaunakakai, HI 96748

Cost: $15.00
plus $6.65 S/H per book.

Hawaii residents add .4167% state and local sales tax to your order.

Favorite Recipe

Vinha D'alhos
By: William "Billy" Meyer, gr grandson of R. W. & Kalama Meyer

  • 8 lbs. boneless pork, cut into sm. pieces 1 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 c. white vinegar
  • 1 c. cider vinegar
  • 2 c. water
  • 1 1/2 bottles pickling spice
  • 1 (10-oz.) pkg. Portuguese sausage, diced
  • Dash of cumin
  • Garlic, pepper, Hawaiian salt, crush together, to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine well all the ingredients together except the pork. Marinate the pork in the vinegar mixture in a non-metal container for at least 24-48 hours in the refrigerator. Fry in pan with oil, or bake in a covered pan for 30-45 minutes.

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