Pesto Pasta with Asparagus & Sun Dried Tomatoes

It's April, Easter is almost here, the snow has melted, and the sun is shining brightly outside until nearly 9 p.m. on these Alaska days. Along with the daylight, the food coming out of the kitchen is getting lighter and brighter every day as well ....more

Pesto Pasta with Asparagus & Sun Dried Tomatoes

It's April, Easter is almost here, the snow has melted, and the sun is shining brightly outside until nearly 9 p.m. on these Alaska days. Along with the daylight, the food coming out of the kitchen is getting lighter and brighter every day as well ....more

Cherry Pistachio Scones

Pistachios are my favorite nut. I love their vibrant green color, their great crunch, that overt saltiness, and the rhythm of cracking them out of their shells. I don't even mind when I come across an especially stubborn pistachio that refuses to emerge from its shell; that's all part of the fun... ....more

Cherry Pistachio Scones

Pistachios are my favorite nut. I love their vibrant green color, their great crunch, that overt saltiness, and the rhythm of cracking them out of their shells. I don't even mind when I come across an especially stubborn pistachio that refuses to emerge from its shell; that's all part of the fun... ....more

Lentil Soup with Italian Sausage & Chard

We've been having a string of grey days with intermittent snowfall and occasional slush. The waters of Cook Inlet turn deep and brooding, a charcoal shade of grey. The skies a paler shade, like the coat of a gray wolf ....more

Lentil Soup with Italian Sausage & Chard

We've been having a string of grey days with intermittent snowfall and occasional slush. The waters of Cook Inlet turn deep and brooding, a charcoal shade of grey. The skies a paler shade, like the coat of a gray wolf ....more

Focaccia with Rosemary & Sea Salt

Weather: 28 degrees What I’m listening to:...more

Focaccia with Rosemary & Sea Salt

Weather: 28 degrees What I’m listening to:...more

Banana Butterscotch Pudding Cake

Weather: 7 degrees, wind is howling What I’m list […] ...more

Banana Butterscotch Pudding Cake

Weather: 7 degrees, wind is howling What I’m list […] ...more