A moment in time from Kirsten Dixon and Mandy Dixon, and cakes to get through any situation in this excerpt from Living Within the Wild.
From Ketchikan and Juneau to Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska roasters satisfy the discriminating tastes of the state’s coffee drinkers.
The Ask Alaska humor column is here with answers to your questions about Alaskan superfoods and the Alaskan Diet Plan.
Alaska magazine asked a few prominent Alaskans from various segments of our community to weigh in on their favorite
activities, libations, and destinations in the state.
Tucked in a quiet neighborhood a little off the beaten path, one of Anchorage’s best-kept culinary secrets serves up the quintessential taste of Alaska.
Salads at locally owned Turkey Red in Palmer are just one healthy, delicious menu item. Other dishes include grilled polenta, chicken with figs, moussaka, cioppino, soups, hot and cold sandwiches, pizza, and an array of desserts. Photo by Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan. Alex Papasavas did not set out to become a chef much less the owner of one of the most popular restaurants in Palmer, Alaska. In the early 1990s, she worked for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) as a horse packer at the Three Peaks Ranch in the Wind River Range of Wyoming. When the ranch cook had to leave for a family emergency, Alex agreed to fill in. “I thought, my gosh, I don’t know anything about cooking,” Alex said. Her saving grace was a 1984 book, Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen by Harold McGee. “It just opened the door for me.” Since then,…