Alaskan Cuisine

Recipes unique to Alaska or using Alaskan foods

Herbed Halibut

This lemon-herb concoction is easy to whip up in a food processor and is great on fish or chicken. Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs fresh wild Alaska halibut, cut into 8 fillets the peel of one lemon 6 sprigs of fresh organic thyme 1 handful of Italian parsley 1 tbs Land o’ Lakes light butter with canola […]


Salmon in Pastry

I love simple recipes that result in something surprising and elegant. So I love that taking a basic salmon recipe and wrapping it in puff pastry makes it fancy. Ingredients: 4 sheets of Pepperidge Farms Puff Pastry dough, thawed 4 wild Alaskan sockeye salmon fillets (never ever ever eat farmed fish — ever!) 2 tbs Land […]


Easy Crab and Tomato Bisque

Special thanks to the best friends, one who gave me the immersion blender used in this recipe and the other who was willing to be the guinea pig for this easy bisque. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter 16 ounces fresh wild crab (claw meat, not imitation) 1 box Pomi chopped tomatoes 1 box Pomi […]


Sweet and Spicy Summer Dishes

Inspired by the July edition of Bon Appetit, I decided to adapt a couple of recipes for our Independence Day celebration.  Both turned out so yummy that they disappeared before I got pictures. Grilled White Salmon with Thai Sauce This is a spicy coconut sauce that was great with fresh Alaska salmon. Ingredients: 1 1/2 […]