Sticky Chicken Rice Bowls

Weather: 35 degrees, drizzly What I’m listening to:...more

The Best Chocolate Cake

Weather: 35 degrees, unusual rain What I’m listening to:...more

Ricotta Toast with Pears, Almonds & Maple Syrup

Weather: 29 degrees, frosty What I’m listening to:...more

Red Curry Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup

Weather: 35 degrees, clear with stars twinkling What I’m listening to: wind gusting As we experienced our first light snowfall of the year this week, I find myself not even remotely prepared to let go of fall. In Alaska, it’s so impossibly brief, particularly for my love of fall food. Fall flavors are my favorite flavors of the year ....more

Peanut Butter Blondies


Sauteed Cider Apples


Turkey Bacon Bagel Melts

As we came to the end of summer, I was running out of creative ideas for what to feed the kids for lunch every day. We are all growing tired of the standard kid fare, which often includes yogurt, a side of fruit, or a cheese stick alongside some chicken nuggets, peanut butter sandwiches, or macaroni and cheese. Truth be told, my children don’t always appreciate the “benefits” of having a food writer for a mom – ahem, leftovers and obligatory taste-testing – and often prefer I keep it simple or make a regular run to the Burger Bus in Old Town Kenai, which is a local and family favorite ....more