Lemon Bars

A few years ago in the beginning stages of my cooking and baking days, a friend gave me a jar of her homemade lemon curd.  With it, I made some lemon bars with an almond and coconut crumble on top.  In my memories, the bars were some of the greatest things I had ever baked–so … [Follow your taste buds…]

Braided Lemon Bread

The school year is finally upon us and I couldn’t be more excited about it–new students, new projects, new classes, new intensives, and…new baked goods to create for my coworkers!  I was just as excited to see my colleagues on the first day back as I was to make something new for them to try.  … [Follow your taste buds…]

Squash Tacos

Holy moley we’ve created something magical.  The best of the Mexican food and vegetable worlds combined together.  These little gems are incredible!  So much so that I think I like them even better than traditional tacos.  The squash “shell” is both buttery and hearty.  Fill it with a spicy, smoky, and vegetable rich ground turkey … [Follow your taste buds…]

Cornflake Crusted Chicken

The school year has started and it is (sadly) beginning to feel like fall up here in the Last Frontier.  I am more excited about my job this year than I have been in years.  I feel that all of the graduate classes and other responsibilities over the past few years have left my professional … [Follow your taste buds…]

Brussels, Broccoli, and Bacon

Back in the early days of The Hungry Alaskan, which was just a very few months ago, I professed my undying love for brussels sprouts.  Who would ever imagine that little tiny cabbages could be so delicious?  I love them because they are equally “meaty” and fresh at the same time.  Additionally, they are extraordinarily healthy … [Follow your taste buds…]