asian shrimp citrus salad

April 23, 2007

The longer days and sunshine have pushed winter out, and we’ve all got a healthy dose of spring fever. There is still plenty of snow in the mountains above the city, and lots of cleanup left to do here in town. It’s that time of year again, when for good or ill, Anchorage has thawed […]

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quickbread

April 19, 2007

Biscuits. Cornbread. Muffins. Banana bread. Soda bread. Loaves. Pancakes, popovers, waffles, crepes, cookies, scones, doughnuts. I should mention biscuits again. You folks on Atkins are probably either cringing, drooling or crying by now. Quickbreads come in all shapes and sizes. Fairly easy to throw together, they typically take just a few minutes to mix and […]

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city diner

March 21, 2007

original photo by Steve Nigl The City Diner opened up in February to long lines and high expectations. You can’t have missed the place, with it’s smart neon, glass block, and chrome exterior. It stands out like shiny beacon in an otherwise typical Anchorage drab intersection, promising serious comfort food, vegetarians and dieters be damned. […]

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tagged

March 16, 2007

The talented, well-traveled, and widely read Christine from My Plate or Yours tagged me for the 5 things meme that’s been making the rounds lately, and it’s taken me more than a few days to come up with anything even remotely interesting to write about myself. Interesting is relative, so my mother may very well […]

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minimalist crab cakes

March 9, 2007

For one to say that the partner does not like mayonnaise is a bit of an understatement. Similar to my feelings about republicans, the partner believes that mayo is an abomination, a filthy pestilence, and very possibly the source of true evil in the world. I do not exaggerate. Upon hearing this for the first […]

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