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We Idaho fteePress, Tuesday, February 4,1975/ he skier as cool,'Sturdy-oak' creates great dishes By Hana Untaul · NEW YORK - (NBA) - In · Japanese the word for sturdy .durable oak translates into ."kashiwa." Performing true to h i s f a m i l y n a m e , H a n k - Kashiwa. 25, is a sturdy oak on Ihe ski slopes. Currently, this ·New York Cily-born Japanese- American ski racer ranks second on the World Pro Skiing Tour. s ·But skiing is only one of Hank's active pursuits. A cooking enthusiast, he's concocted a personal interpretation of traditional Japanese cuisine to suit the American palate and to m a k e use of i n g r e d i e n t s available to cooks all over the United Slates. Although hundreds of hours of his growing years' were spenl on the slopes, Hank also found athletic outlets in ballet, golf and waterskiing, avocalions he still indulges in. However, skiing and cooking have become serious enterprises for him in his 20s. Come this fall he says he plans to open a restaurant -named Kashiwa. naturally -- in Steamboat Springs. Colo., where he now makes his home. II was in Ihe rugged Colorado bi'ef country, where he feels the cowboy spirit still flourishes, thai Hank was inspired to promote traditional Japanese recipes. However, he is doing this wilh 3 twist because he cooks them in a manner his western friends would like. The result. Hank says, is Japanese cooking "slightly modified to the American lasle buds." He explains his special louch as meaning ihe use of less soy sauce, cooking vegetables, meat and fish a little longer than is Ihe Oriental custom and using just enough spices to enhance rather than bury Ihe taste of tlie meat since tasty beef is a Western fact of life. Only time will tell whether he is as successful as a "sturdy oak" the family today A rrangement of the month is plant material collage in the culinary area as lie is proving to be in skiing competition Hank's recipes are quick and require a m i n i m u m of preparation. Fried rice, for instance, is simple to make with leftover rice anil bits of meal. Easily adaptable for large quantities, it's ideal for a lunch or side dish FRIED RICE 3 cup* long-grain rice, cooked 1/2 cup diced meat (chicken, lamb, pork, ham o; beef) 1/2 cup chopped green onions (just the green part) 1 egg beaten Soy sauce (2 or 3 tablespoons) Salt and pepper Monosotfium glutnmale (optional, lo taste) Saute green onion and meat in b u t l e r or margarine. Add egg and season with rnunosodium glulamatc. Stir with fork or break up. AdiJ rice and mix well Season w i t h salt and pepper lo taste and add soy sauce for f l a v o r . Makes 4 servings. As a templing start for a meal. Hank suggests Ginger I'ork which he calls "Ihe unbeatable appetizer. GINGER PORK 2 pounds lean pork -- cubed to a loundue-size cube 1 golf ball-size piece of fresh ginger 2/3 cup soy sauce Cube pork ami set aside. Peel g i n g e r rool and shred on smallest parl of grater. Put ingredients in a 12-inch frying pan and cook uncovered until pork is cooked ihrough (lime will vary according lo size of cubesi. Seri'e with toothpicks Hank explains "Icmpnra" is a delectable Japanese method o f c o o k i n g a l m o s t a n y vegetable or fish product. Tin- Japanese t r a d i t i o n a l l y u s e shrimp (or fisln and ve^i'tablcs that are available Incallv. TEMPURA 1 pound raw shrimp shelled, deveined and butlerflied (14 to 18 to the pound.) 6 white mushrooms cut in hall 2 g r e e n p e p p e r s cul lengthwise in large strips. 1 medium-size sweel potato sliced very thin (optional vegetables include onions, parsley, green beans, s c a l l i o n s , b r o c c o l i and zucchini.) BATTER 1 egg beaten 1 cup ice cold waler 1 cup ol flour 1/8 teaspoon baking powder Do not prepare until ready for use and hatter .should be thin and run off spoon. DIPPING SAUCE: 1/2 cup soy sauce t cup water 1 tablespoon sugar 1 t e a s p o o n m o n o s o d i u m glulomale (optional) Prepare ami arrange shrimp and vegetable on a platter. lie sure evervtliinfi is dry to reduce splattering. Kill l o ' a 10-lo-l2- inch skillet willi 2 inches of cooking oil and iical lo 375 degrees. Prepare baiter and dip cine piece of fuud at a time into b a t l f r and drop it inlo lint oil. Cook only 6 lo J pieces al a time. Turn w i t h chop slicks or tongs lo cook on all sides. Mosl everything will cook in two lo llircc minutes. (Vegetables should be "critnohy." Itcmuvc from oil and place on paper towels to d r a i n off o i l . Keep · warm in oven. S'ervewilhin five minutes after cooking or as soon as possible. 'M.'^i-M-KM I.Mt Kl'ltl'l: *xv\ , Pool pro featured CALIMVKI.L - The only "pool shark" ever to be invited lo Ihe White House (according lo his p u b l i c i t y r e l e a s e s ) w i l l be presenting an exhibition in Caldwel! on Wednesday, Keh. 5, al 12 noon in (tie pool room nf (he Student Union Huilding at The College of Idaho. Jack While w i l l give the exhibition, which will be open to (he public al no charge. The 44- year-old While claims a number of records, including (he highest runs ever made in pockel billiards, snooker and three- cushion billiards. He lours the U.S. and has played in many foreign countries. He says he believes (ha! billiards is a family sport and encourages 1 women ami children In lake up the game. White's appearance is being sponsored by (he program c o u n c i l of the Associated Students al Thc College of Idaho. Foreign N A M P A -- S l i d e s of New /.r.il.'imi countryside highlighted a recent meeting of the XI Sigma Chapter of Deta Sigma Phi. Special speaker. Alice Shields conducted the slide showing and travelogue recount of her New Zealand travels. A Presbyterian minister's wife, lliu · speaker lias spenl one year in the foreign country. Also during the c h a p t e r meeting, plans were discussed for Hie no-hosl dinner lo he held in honor of (tie c h a p l c r ' s "Sweetheart Queen," Pat Caodwin. Thc dinner will be held Keb. l.l nl the Black Angus in lloise. Announcement was made of the "Queen's Luncheon," to be held Feb. R al the liodeway Inn. Thc "Queen's ball" will be held Feb. 15. All members of Beta Sigma Phi are invited lo attend both functions. Ky Winnie Johnson fiarly Morning Gardeners NAMPA - Celia Day, Caldwell, is the arlist who created " W i n t e r Beach," a collage, for the Flower A r r a n g e m e n t of the M o n t h series of the Early Morning Gardeners. In lerms of flower arranging a collage means Ihe work is a design of various u n r e l a l e d malerials including some plant m a t e r i a l f a s t e n e d to a background. The objects or fragments arc fastened on a solid panel so the design can be hung on a wail. This arl form is crealed in very low relief yet with a Ihree dimensional effect. "Winter Beach" is noteworthy for its creative handling of texture, rhythm and balance. It is made in )ow relief with a startling effect of great depth. Texture varies from the very rough coral formations in the tower-right corner to Ihe highly polished glass balls w h i c h seemingly float in Ihe'upper area. Each object presents a different texture. Thc blending of colors goes from the gold splattered paint on Ihe lower half which extends up Ihe left side, Ihe Ian loncs of the wealhered wood, (he brown weed heads, bone white interlaced wilh buff slreaks in the coral and shells, lo Ihe sharply contrasting tones of blue of the glass balls. This vivid color contrast not only emphasizes Ihe texture variations but gives the whole a r r a n g e m e n t a dynamic balance as opposed to a static balance. The placement of (he objects is so made as to creale a rhythmic line design. Tlii'rc are curves at all angles, many of "WINTKH REACH" is the title of a collage created by Celia Day, Caldwell, for (he flower arrangement of the month series for (he Early Morning Gardeners. The arrangement features a variety of materials, including rough coral formations, highly polished glass balls, dried weed heads and (triflBUO(! - ' (SlaffPholo) which suddenly emerge from a sharp straight line. This is ihe d i f f e r e n c e b e t w e e n a n a r - lislically created aesthetic effect and just an assemblage of · objects Central, South America toured by Marsing woman MOSCOW - R h o n d a Lincberger, of M a r s j n g . is among :)5 University of Idaho sludenls presently l o u r i n g Central and South America on a Vandalcer Choir lour. · · Miss Linebcrger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nurris Linebcrger of Marsing, is (he accompanist for the choral group. Thc- group is performing in three week trip. They started Ihc lour Jan. 2 and are returning Jan. 25. Thc young lour choir members are singing American and Latin American folk music during the Irip, performing in concerls ami for workshops for South America leachers and sludenls. Hostess for the e v e n i n g P "", 6 'T i" F" u '""" '" i-umunu i havez, head of tr meeting was Hie Snodgrass £TMTM"',.,"'".' ! l BI1 ? m '- U nf ' tolre arls ^P^lme, f- Uualcmala dnd Mexico during a «lio is traveling wilh Ihe choi 125 Oklahoma teachers win class action suit, back pay \ L r A C U I \ V " P / i % i IN i-i I L , j ; _ i _ - i - . . . . * . D.C.-Aboul 125 Oklahoma Cily women school teachers can expect lo receive an extra pay check one of these days. All have had three conditions in common: they were pregnanl district in a maternity leave because wrote back that Ihc sludenls performed at Cuenca, Ecuador, before an audience estimated at aboul 1,000. followed the next day by a concert before more lhan 1,200 high school students who "loved it." In G u a y a q u i l , Ecuador's largest cily, Chavez said (he students were "aJmosl overwhelmed by (he h e a t and humidity" but recovered to perform before an audience which "applauded and clapped t h e i r h a n d s ' in a r h y t h m i c fashion. Ihe Latin way of saying 'more.'" Following the concert Chavez said, the Guayaquil University Choir gave a "parly for Ihe visiting singers, adding "I-anguage harriers may exist' h u l music can surely' break MAKING THE ROUNDS of IOOF lodges in District 10, district deputy grand officers, representing the Grand Lodge of Idaho, h a v e spent the past m o n t h installing new officers. .Members of (lie official installation group are (sealed, from l e f t ) Don Finch, Middlelon, district granrl master; Lee Mobberly, Middleton, district deputy grand marshall; Ray Doser, Mclna, district deputy grand warder.; and Walter Williams. Caldwell, distrlcl deputy grand financial secretary. Standing ( f r o m left! are Fred Frasch, Melba, Nampa EPW discusses legislation N A M P A - - B l u e P r i n t s f o r Legislation" was the theme of a recent program of Mampa Business a n d P r o f e s s i o n a l Women's Cluh al the home of Hazel Miller. Evelyn Hagelin of Ihe club's legislalive commillee presented Maxine Hughes a member of Ihe League of Women Voters a n d guest speaker for t h e evening. She showed copies of the Congressional Record and discussed pertinent materials to be found in (he Record. Legislative bills likely to he presented in the present Idaho Legislature, Mrs. Hughes said, will probably be one to rescind Ihe Equal Rights A m e n d m e n t ; Ihe controversial land zoning bill, and different versions of no- fault insurance.. Eleanor Lipscomb presided over a short business session. Members discussed plans for writing state legislators and senators a s k i n g them lo help defeat any bill seeking to rescind Ihe E q u a l R i g h t s Amendment which Ihe BPW Clubs through-out the nation support. . The Feb. 24 meeting will be with Mabel Rillick. district deputy grand musician; John Slinkrr Wilder liislricl deputy grand h e r a l d ; Oral Kroush, Middle!TM' district deputy grand treasurer; n.E. Pickeral. ilomertalr' acting past noble grand; Fred Trent, I'arma, district riepulv grand recording secretary; and Henry DcVorss, Nampa" deputy grand chaplain. The group installed new lodge officers in the Caldwell, N a m p a , Wilder, Melha, Parma llomedale and Middlelon areas d u r i n g the m o n t h of o f f i c i a l huslrl(lss - by Ihc school dislrict lo lake Ihrce months' maternity leave w i t h o u t pay before, and three months after, childbirth; and they were not pcrmilled to use accumulated sick leave for days lost due to pregnancy and childbirth. T h e N a t i o n a l Education Association, which has sup- porled the teachers' litigation, said this is the firsl successful class action suit against a school Oohanon On Dec. 18 he notified must providc'dala'on'ihc' lost counsel for plaintiffs in ihe suit days for which sick le v h o u d (Fabian v. hsher) that they have been grained. DISTRICT DEPUTY grand officers representing the Kchekah Assembly of I d a h o have hern Installing new officers in I t f b e k a h lodges in District 10 d u r i n g January. They are, seated Ml lo right, llrlsy Clendenlng, Nampa, district deputy president; Ailene DeVorss, N a m p a , deputy grand marshal-, Kell) Doscr, Mrlha, district deputy grand warden. Second row: Inez K r u g e r , Mlddlflon, district deputy grand semlary; Berniece Phrlps, Parma, district deputy grand chaplain; 'Julia Clair, N a m p a , riislrlcl deputy grand Irrasurpr; Dorothy Kindall, taldwHl, dislricl deputy grand financial secretary, llctlle Phillip. Parma, district deputy grand guardian; linhy Jeanne Ogilvie, faldwell. acline past nonlr g r a n d ; and Manic Simmons, N'ampa, dislricl rfrpulv grand musician. Thc group have In.slallH new olllcen in ( n l d w r l l , .Vampa. mMtfi M( ,||,., ,,. |rma |, omcrt , d Mlddlrtnn. - ^v. Thev vvill be f e a t u r i n g ihe same music they performed during the lour The concert is al 8 p.m. in the University Auditorium. SPECIAL SERVICES w/th Paul Martin Outstanding Evangelist February 11-16, Tuesday Thru Friday i at 7:30 - Sunday Services 10:50 a.m. 6 p.m. First Church ,:', Nazarene 600-15th Ave. So. in Nampa

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