It’s that time of year when Alaskans clean out their freezers, preparing for a new season’s harvest. Continue reading Pressure Canning Alaska Halibut + Recipe
Have some old, leftover instant oatmeal packets in your pantry? Repurpose them into some fresh & delicious hearty instant oatmeal cookies! Continue reading Hearty Oatmeal Cookies Using Instant Oatmeal Packets
While clearing out the freezer, I found a few frozen packages of last year’s backyard rhubarb harvest.
After making this rhubarb berry jam and sharing with a few friends, the reviews I got ranged from “This tastes like a fruit roll-up!” to “I’m going to dump this on vanilla ice cream and eat it with a spoon.” I took this as a hint that I should share my recipe… Continue reading Rhubarb Berry Jam Recipe
Wondering what to do with a fresh bounty of eggs? Alcoholic eggnog isn’t just for the holiday season – it’s delicious year round, and it’s insanely easy to make (and enjoy!). Continue reading Insanely Easy Homemade Alcoholic Eggnog Recipe
After thawing 6 large frozen salmon fillets overnight ( = 3 Alaska red salmon from our catch last season), Brian started up the grill at a low temperature with plenty of pecan smoking wood chips. Continue reading Canning Smoked Alaska Salmon & Recipes
If you want to impress your friends & family with sophisticated-looking snack that’s deliciously easy to prepare, this smoked salmon dip recipe is definitely the way to go. Continue reading Super easy smoked Alaska salmon dip recipe (using canned salmon)
With plenty of moose roast meat in the freezer from my husband’s hunt last fall, I decided to pressure can some of it, using the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service’s directions, pamphlet titled ‘Canning Moose and Caribou’, FNH-00226. Continue reading Canning moose meat with tomato juice & broth
Did you know that you can make pie out of butternut squash that’s just as delicious as pumpkin pie? Continue reading Homemade Butternut Squash Pie Recipe: Yeah, it’s just as good as pumpkin.
After harvesting my first vegetable garden this fall, I was excited to create a hearty recipe that incorporated as much of my organic produce as possible. Continue reading Hearty Seafood Chowder Recipe (with Alaska salmon)
This fall, my husband Brian and a fine group of other manly men got a moose on their annual hunting trip in interior Alaska.
Brian took home the shank bones with meat (front legs, from the knee to the ankle). He froze them solid, then found a wild game processor in Anchorage with an excellent meat band saw (= bone cutting machine). Continue reading Moose Shank Osso Buco