Curried Squash Soup

Today has been a fantastic day.  In fact it has been a fantastic weekend.  Friday night was Valentine’s Day, and the Man and I had an incredible dinner downtown–Cordova oysters with chimichurri (I have to admit that I now like Cordova oysters better than those from Kachemak Bay), an ahi poke “cocktail”, then scallops in … [Follow your taste buds…]

Red Curry Soup with Salmon

As you can tell, the blog has received a facelift since yesterday.  With the Olympics playing non-stop in the background, I guess my overwhelming pride for my Alaskan home boiled over.  Although the content of the blog certainly won’t change, I am far more enthusiastic and feel a much greater sense of ownership and attachment … [Follow your taste buds…]

Restaurant Worthy Salmon Cakes with Wasabi Vinegar Sauce

I have made plenty of things that are restaurant worthy throughout my time in the kitchen.  A few are appetizers or meals, but almost all of these items are baked goods; most recently the bunny cake, but also the prima donna brownies, the highly versatile and kid-friendly sugar cookiecake bars, any variation of the fruit pie, and of course … [Follow your taste buds…]

Creative with Curry

The best thing about curry is its versatility.  It goes without saying that curry is the perfect dish to re-imagine….over and over and over again.  Because it is different every time, I love it even more.  I love that I can basically empty the vegetable drawer and come up with something incredible.  Also, one day … [Follow your taste buds…]