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Spruce Tips Gravlax Recipe

Spruce Tips Gravlax Recipe

Homemade Gravlax or Lox is one of my FAVORITE things to make when the salmon season gets underway here in Alaska. I use my favorite recipe year after year, it’s a good one made with vodka, lemons, and dill, and it’s ALWAYS fabulous. This is a foraged riff on that old fave!

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Friday Frenzy June 15th

Welcome to the Friday Frenzy! We're off on a little adventure today. I'll be around this weekend visit the links you leave and getting inspired for the LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR! What I think you should visit this week! it's the LAST weekend for entering to win an EIGHT...

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Dandelion Greens Pesto

Dandelion Greens Pesto

Dandelions are just ONE of the edible weeds in your yard. Yes, you can eat them! (I call that gardeners revenge) You can steam the greens or make a salad, make jelly from the flowers or tea from the roots, but today we’re talking Dandelion Greens Pesto!

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Friday Frenzy June 9th

Welcome to all my crafty foodie friends, I’m glad you’re here! It’s time to inspire us or GET inspired by us. Grab a link, share the links, pin them, and of course leave a link.

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Spruce Tip Shortbread Cookies

Spruce Tip Shortbread Cookies

These Spruce Tip Shortbread Cookies are unique and quite a conversation starter. People just won’t believe what they’re eating. They don’t really taste like spruce, they have just a hint of spruce taste and bits of spruce tip mixed throughout the dough.

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June Meal Planning

June Meal Planning

Welcome to the June Recipe Round-Up where we help you with your June Meal Planning needs! And we’ve got a great giveaway too, a $200 Amazon Gift Card!

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Ice Fishing Lessons From my Dad

Ice Fishing Lessons From my Dad

I have some solidly good memories of my dad. Some of the very best I have of my dad are the times we went ice fishing as a family. Let me tell you, Alaska in the 70s, in the middle of winter, ice fishing on a windswept lake was a bleak affair. That didn’t stop our family though.

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What NOT to Pack for a Trip to Alaska

What NOT to Pack for a Trip to Alaska

My my my, whenever I see a visitor to Alaska I wonder if they’ve read my post about What to Pack for your Vacation to Alaska. Since I only wrote that post a short month ago I’m going to assume that, no they haven’t read it. This post about What NOT to Pack for a Trip to Alaska is just as helpful.

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Friday Frenzy May 17th

Friday Frenzy May 17th

Friday Frenzy May 17th. Welcome to the Friday Frenzy, a weekly craft, and recipe link party. Leave a link and we’ll share it far and wide across our social media channels. Join Us!

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Friday Frenzy May 11

Welcome to all my crafty cooking friends! The Friday Frenzy invites YOU to link up your best content to be shared across 9 blogs. We pin, tweet, comment and share your linked up content. Join us!

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Strawberry Puree

Strawberry Puree

When you’re looking for an alternative to a pink food color for a cake or cupcakes, check out Strawberry Puree. It’s made from pure strawberries and it makes a lovely pink cake color. It’s perfect for any dessert that needs a little hint color and obviously a mild strawberry flavor.

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Italian Sausage Pierogies Sheet Pan Dinner

Italian Sausage Pierogies Sheet Pan Dinner

I will never tire of singing the praises of a hearty sheet pan dinner that gets me out of the kitchen fast. So here’s me singing about my newest favorite Italian Sausage Pierogies Sheet Pan Dinner, la la la I LOVE IT!

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Friday Frenzy April 27th

Friday Frenzy April 27th Hi! It's time to link up your favorite recipe and craft posts, welcome to all my creative friends. I like to take this time each week to share new things with readers. I don't have a LOT of new things happening this week. I scheduled the next...

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Easy Snack Hacks

Easy Snack Hacks

Enjoy my list of Easy Snack Hacks to keep you fueled up on the Weight Watchers Freestyle Plan and running strong. No matter if you’re walking, riding bikes, working at home or on the job, my Snack Hacks are here to help.

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Lime Pound Cake

Lime Pound Cake

What do you do when you’re gifted a gallon bag of limes that need to be used immediately? Juice them all, zest what you can and make this extraordinary Lime Pound Cake.

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Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Giveaway. This is your chance to get in on a nice giveaway. You can take your mama out for a fancy meal, buy her some fresh flowers or grab a weekend away with her! #giveaway #win #mothersday

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Taco Stuffed Peppers

Taco Stuffed Peppers

Looking to change up Taco Tuesday? Make these Taco Stuffed Peppers for a fun alternative to regular taco with a tortilla. Or maybe you’ve been missing out on Taco Tuesday because you’re carb free or low carb? You’ve got to try these Taco Stuffed Peppers.

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Mini Lemon Cheesecakes with Raspberry Swirl

Mini Lemon Cheesecakes with Raspberry Swirl

Mini Lemon Cheesecakes with Raspberry Swirl These Mini Lemon Cheesecakes with Raspberry Swirl are so fun to eat. I mean to make and share with friends, I swear! Actually I made a double batch of these and took them to what I thought was a bake sale but turned out to...

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Alaska with Kids

Alaska with Kids

We’ve done some traveling with our two youngest boys. One thing we’ve discovered is that if we want to have a pleasant traveling experience we have to gear some things towards kids or they will revolt. Here’s how to Travel to Alaska with Kids, relax it’s going to be fun!

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