Alaskan Wild Berries

An Introduction to Making Jams & Jellies “Where’s that extra sugar?!” I asked my husband this question after putting 4 ½ cups of the 6 cups of sugar the recipe called for in a pot of berry juice at a full rolling boil. If you are a jelly maker you know what I’m...

Smoked Salmon Stuffed Poblanos

A smokey and spicy recipe I’ve found many tasty uses for the delicious Copper River Sockeye Salmon our family dip nets out of the swift and grey mineral rich water near the town of Chitina. For several months we enjoy the fillets with a minimal amount of seasoning, in...

Classic Cinnamon Rolls

With all the variations and odd flavor combos out there sometimes it’s nice to get back to our original favorites. This classic cinnamon roll recipe is sure to please any family and be a welcome repeat for any special occasion. Make sure to read through the directions...

Flying, Oysters and a Day at the Spa

Enjoying some of Alaska’s finest establishments As summer comes to an end and fall is upon us, Alaskans are busy working, playing and preparing for winter. We try and get as much out of the warm weather season as possible. So when Knik River Lodge and Tanalian...

A Nod to the Queen of Sourdough

Love or hate the stuff, Ruth Allman will win you over About the time termination dust starts to fall in Southcentral Alaska, I find I’m always thinking of Ruth Allman. With the anniversary of her birth and passing both falling in those weeks where summer is sprinting...

Alex Papasavas and Turkey Red

Palmer restaurant owner’s commitment to quality and community Sometimes you visit a certain place and it just feels right. Maybe it is the atmosphere, maybe the service, maybe the food. Whatever it is, it is just right. Such is the description that comes to mind when...

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