Fresh and Fancy Free!!

After successfully migrating TheHungryAlaskan.com from Blogger to WordPress, I am feeling accomplished and rather techy. I wonder if real computer folks literally cheer when some piece of code they write actually works. (I’ve done lots of cheering.) I’ve been playing with logos and other web design elements too. What fun!! Good news: All of the … [Follow your taste buds…]

The Hungry Alaskan’s Facelift

The Hungry Alaskan is going on its seventh year.  Though I haven’t posted since 2015, I still reference old recipes regularly and have lots of folks ask for links.   There have been numerous fresh starts in my life this year, and I am looking at 2018 to be a fresh beginning.  With that in … [Follow your taste buds…]

Chocolate Mousse

Velvety.  Chocolatey.  Port.  Hints of espresso.  Creamy.  Smooth.  Light.  Rich.  Decadent.  Mind-blowing.  Life-altering.  Delicious.   These are just a few descriptors of this chocolate mousse–it changed my life.  I am not one to toot my own horn, but this mousse is award-winning restaurant worthy.  Truly.   It is both light and rich, creamy and chocolatey. … [Follow your taste buds…]

Gnocchi with Lemon Chicken, Ricotta, and Fresh Herbs

Finally, it’s summer time up here in The Last Frontier, which means (almost) endless daylight.  With 20+ hours a day of sunshine, things get really busy, particularly because we have to pack it all in during our three months of sunshine before the imminent darkness takes over again.   Additionally, this is the easiest time … [Follow your taste buds…]

Pizza Bread

You heard it right.  Pizza Bread.  Pizza in bread form.  Well, I guess pizza is really a bread in the first place, but instead of being covered with toppings, the toppings are incorporated.  Brainless but genius, you say??!  You’re right! This bread is like a pizza party in your mouth.  Every bite is like the … [Follow your taste buds…]

Spiced Nuts

Since it is nearly half-Christmas, I figured it is time to blog about the spiced nuts I made for the holidays.  Although I originally made them as little holiday nibblers, I have since used them regularly as a salad topping. These nuts are amazing.  (Have at it with the nut jokes.)  They are perfectly light … [Follow your taste buds…]