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The 2015 Seaside Oregon Beach Volleyball Tournament starts today and the Keli’s Hawaiian teriyaki chicken and noodle booth will on the beach near the turnaround.  Ever year we have the pleasure of serving the food for the world’s largest amateur beach volleyball tournament right here in Seaside OR.  Event organizers have estimated that more then 1,150 teams will be competing on 120 courts across the beach.  Our food booth with be serving up teriyaki chicken, yakisoba noodles, hamburgers, hotdogs, salads, strawberry lemonades, strawberry shortcakes, coffee, and breakfast.  The Keli’s booth will also have snacks and beverages throughout the weekend.  The beach volleyball tournament kicks off early Friday morning and continues until about 6pm on Sunday.  The highlights will be the men and women’s doubles final match which is on center court Saturday evening and the 4 person mixed gender finals which is the last game played Sunday evening.  If you plan on watching the action on center court get here early because it fills up quickly.  I hope to see you all at the beach. -Keli

Check out these pictures and videos from previous years:

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5955549Keli’s Organic Sauce is in the final phases of development.  The labels have been designed, the recipe perfected, and all Organic ingredients sourced.  The recipe and ingredients are complete and ready for Organic Certification.  The first sauce we are going to launch is a sesame ginger sauce called Sesame Island Teriyaki which will be Organic and Gluten Free.  At our Pacific Northwest test kitchen we have been taste testing the new sauce line and have received rave reviews.  We have already received interest from big retailers such as Costco and others to carry our new sauce healthy line of sauces.  The official Keli’s Organic sauce launch date will be revealed soon.  Check back often or subscribe to our newsletter for updates!

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Keli’s Hawaiian Grill will be selling our delicious food at Sunday Market in Astoria Oregon for the entire summer!  That’s right folks, get your favorite Hawaiian fare every Sunday right here in Clatsop County. We are very particular about the festivals we do and have decided the Sunday market is a perfect fit for our new healthier Organic Chicken option.  The Astoria Sunday Market was officially incorporated in 2000 and is one the best markets around.  Shoppers from across the Pacific Northwest flock to the Sunday Market for the unique, hand crafted, and local products vendors offer.  The Astoria Sunday Market also has a big food court with many different food options from around the world!  Keli’s Hawaiian Grill will be serving up our delicious Organic Chicken, Yakisoba Noodles, Rice, Chicken Skewers, Pot Stickers, Egg Rolls, Macaroni Salad, Grilled Veggies, and Strawberry Lemonade.  Don’t forget to add your favorite sauce from our Keli’s Hawaiian Sauce Line.  To find the Keli’s Hawaiian Grill booth just head to the North end of the Sunday Market and turn right into the food cart and we are the first booth on the corner!  You can’t miss us!  Cya at the Astoria Sunday Market!

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The crew at Keli’s Hawaiian Sauce Company was at the 2015 FSA Food Show at the Portland Oregon Expo Center this year sampling our delicious line of sauces.  We love to do food shows because it’s a great opportunity to meet the chefs and restaurant owners that use our sauce on a daily basis.  We are always blown away to find out how many restaurants use our sauce line that we didn’t know about.  Chefs from around the country love to use our Keli’s Hawaiian Teriyaki Baste and Glaze as their “secret ingredient” on fish, poultry, stir fry, burgers, and even pizza!  We also received a lot of great feedback from chefs about our new Pele’s Fire Spicy Teriyaki Sauce.  Customers love the flavor but be warned this one is for HOT LOVERS ONLY because it’s pretty spicy.  A big thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth this year and sampled our sauces.  Congratulations to Boppin Bo’s Malt Shop for winning our FREE basket of sauce Give-A-Way! See you all next year!

If your interested in purchasing sauce you can buy online by visiting our Online Store or you can buy from one of our fine retailers by visiting our List of Retailers page.  If your a restaurant owner or chef that’s interested in buying in bulk from Food Services of America or another distributor simply Contact Us for more information.

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Keli’s Hawaiian Grill is serving up delicious teriyaki chicken, yakisoba noodles, rice, egg rolls, and pot stickers at the 33rd Annual 2015 Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood, and Wine Festival.  If seafood isn’t your thing check out are delicious Hawaiian inspired chicken and yakisoba noodle plates. If you can’t make it to the Crab and Seafood Festival this year you can try our foods at the Astoria Sunday Market.  Keli’s Hawaiian Grill will be serving up a healthier and improved version of our traditional fare every Sunday until October.  Keli’s Hawaiian Grill will feature delicious organic teriyaki chicken, served with your choice of yakisoba noodles or organic white rice.  The Grill will also be serving up local veggies and of course everyones favorite teriyaki sauce.  We hope to see you at the 2015 Astoria Sunday market!

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Come join us for the 33rd Annual Astoria Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival.  Enjoy great coastal cuisine, arts and crafts, wine tasting and more!  Like always, Keli’s Hawaiian Foods will be there serving up our signature Grilled Teriyaki chicken with our world famous Hawaiian Teriyaki Sauce.  Don’t miss our delicious yakisoba noodles, rice bowls, gigantic strawberry shortcakes, pot stickers and much more.  Keli’s Hawaiian will be located in the food tent so stop by and check us out!  The Astoria Warrenton Crab, Wine, and Seafood festival is a great event where locals and tourists from around the Pacific Northwest get together to drink wine, eat seafood and enjoy great music!

If you mention you saw this blog you will get a FREE order of pot stickers!  

I hope to see you all there!

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The team at Keli’s Hawaiian Gourmet Sauces has been working hard behind the scenes developing the next line of Keli’s Sauces.  We have listened to customer feedback, and have developed a 100% organic line of sauces that tastes amazing!  Don’t worry, we will not be changing the ingredients on the original sauce line.  As you can see above, we have designed a new logo for the sauce line and have been busy taste testing different flavors.  We think we have produced the best tasting organic teriyaki sauce on the market!  If your interested in our healthier line of products please sign up for our mailing list so we can keep you updated on our product launch.  The first couple recipes have been finalized, the label has been designed, and we are now waiting on the factory to begin manufacturing.

If your interested in healthier options, then we have the sauce for you.  We should have our new organic sauce lined released to the market within the next 45 days.  Check back often for updates.

The Keli’s Sauce Team.

The popular Youtube review channel Fire Breathing Idiot aka Ted Barrus did a review on our Pele’s Fire Teriyaki Sauce.  Ted has many reviews online but primarily his specialty is hot sauce.  We are excited to announce that Ted loved our Pele’s Fire Spicy Teriyaki Sauce.  Unfortunately, the video was made before our name change, but the recipe is still the same.  Watch the Fire Breathing Idiot’s rave review of our newest sauce Pele’s Fire.

Claim your first bottle our latest hit sauce Pele’s Fire Spicy Teriyaki! You can order online at the link below or visit our Retail link to find a Keli’s retailer near you.  Remember, this is not for the faint of heart!  Can you handle the heat?

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Buy Pele’s Fire Spicy Teriyaki Sauce

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The founder of Keli’s Sauce Co Terry Morrisey was recently featured in the Coast River Business Journal.  The CRBJ is the premier business publication on the North Oregon Coast.  Keli’s Sauce Co is proud to call the North Oregon Coast home and we were excited to share our story with the CRBJ.  Keli’s Sauce Co started as a small home based business, and has now grown to sell sauce to customers around the world  A small snippet of the article is featured below, or you can click through to read the full write up.

This Gearhart company even distributes its products in the islands.

GEARHART — The flavor of Hawaii flows to Northwest markets thanks to a coast-based business selling sauces made in Beaverton and based on a recipe picked up in the Marshall Islands decades ago.

It’s not as complicated as it sounds.

Terry and Jim Morrisey were working as teachers in Majuro in the Marshall Islands in the 1970s.

“That’s where we got the recipe for the sauce,” Terry said. “The Hawaiian family that took us in had this sauce and fed it to us.”

When they came back they used it in the Stop & Go Market Jim’s parents opened in Seaside. The sauce worked well on teriyaki chicken, meatballs and other items.

It was a hit with customers who wanted to buy just the sauce, and soon they were selling cups of it for $2.

In the 1990s the bottled sauce appeared on grocery store shelves in Portland and proved popular with customers.

9113806_origI know a lot of you out there are living a gluten-free lifestyle. Anyone who has been shopping lately for gluten-free products can attest how expensive they can be.  I Wanted to share an article I found today that has some good cost saving ideas while eating Gluten-free.
“How to live gluten-free on a budget? It’s a legitimate concern. I feel your pain. $7.95 for a gluten-free baking mix? Ouch. 

There’s a lot of chit chat lately about food budgets, food prices, and stretching a dollar. Budget talk is in the air. Eating in and cooking from scratch is a trend now. And for those of us living gluten-free, a  trend unlikely to burn out soon.

So if- like me- you are struggling to balance your cranky budget, here are ten tips and tricks to stretch the green and keep it tasty.”   glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com

1. This, you know already. Buy pantry items on sale

2. Eat more vegetarian and vegan meals

3. Make your own snacks instead of buying pre-packaged

4. Use more potatoes

5. Eat breakfast for dinner 
 
6. Pasta is goddess sent. 

7. Buy raw ingredients in bulk

8. Make soup
 
9. Make your own broth
 
10. Remix leftovers

Read the full article How to Live Gluten-Free on a Budget