Soy Seared Salmon

We eat so much salmon around here that I oftentimes forget to blog about it.  It’s like cereal–a staple of our regular diet.  This year’s supply of sockeye came entirely from our own dipnetting efforts.  Ryan fished while I read books/attempted to not freeze in our “lovely” July weather that averaged 48 degrees.  Well, this … [Follow your taste buds…]

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

I’ve made carrot soup, asparagus soup, tomato soup, corn soup, potato soup, squash soup, pumpkin soup, beet soup, and broccoli soup, but I have never made roasted red pepper soup…until now.  And what a success it was.  Perfectly peppery, roasted, and spiced.  Also, it was extraordinarily fresh, and incredibly healthy (until I ate about fifty … [Follow your taste buds…]

Basil Spaghetti with Salmon, Sundried Tomatoes, and Artichokes

The Alaska State Fair marks the start of fall every year.  Farm animals, 100 pound cabbages and pumpkins, zucchinis the size of a football, food carts, games, rides, and–my favorite–booths from local artisans.  We came home with a beautiful painting of Denali by my favorite artist, really full bellies, and some absolutely incredible infused olive … [Follow your taste buds…]

Baked Spring Rolls

There certainly is little debate about spring rolls being one of the best finger foods ever created.  The perfect combination of crunchy and tender, harmonizing perfectly with veggies and spices.  Personally, I also love them because they are always piping hot–a clear indication that they are straight from the kitchen into my belly.  With all … [Follow your taste buds…]