Alaskatarian: Dancing for Our Supper

The Ant and the Grasshopper

First published in The Cordova Times, 9/28/2012

 

We have a tough job here in the North during summer. It’s like we have to play both sides of Aesop’s fable of the grasshopper and the ant: we must play while the sun shines AND save enough food for winter. With a summer like . . . → Read More: Alaskatarian: Dancing for Our Supper

In the Kitchen with Marge – Creamy Truffled Polenta Recipe

Photo by Diane Jeantet for The Cordova Times

First published in The Cordova Times, 9/14/2012

Nine in the morning came a bit early last Thursday. It was chilly and overcast on my walk down Lake Avenue, but when I arrived at The Little Chapel kitchen I was greeted warmly by our visiting chefs, Marge Perry and David . . . → Read More: In the Kitchen with Marge – Creamy Truffled Polenta Recipe

A Slice of August

First published in The Cordova Times, 8/31/2012

A couple of weeks ago, I took the kids on our our first pilgrimage “down south” since 2010 to my family’s tiny cottage in Northern Wisconsin. People from my dad’s side of the family have been spending the summer in those woods on Lac Courte Oreilles for a century. I . . . → Read More: A Slice of August

Alaskatarian

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you might have noticed that for the most part, my recipes are vegetarian, and often vegan. I stopped eating meat in 1996, and I was vegan for several years. I worked as a vegan chef in North Carolina, I was the nutrition editor of a vegan magazine . . . → Read More: Alaskatarian

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