Posts tagged “seafood”

Laurie Constantino on TV: Salmon with Rosemary Honey

Salmon with Rosemary Honey on Television

Good Morning Alaska (GMAK) is ABC Alaska’s newest production. Eventually GMAK will be a stand-alone show. For now, it’s aired during Good Morning America. (Just before the hour and half-hour, GMAK runs 5 minute segments of local content.)

Today’s show is the first in a series of cooking segments I’ll be ...

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Blog of the Week: Alaska From Scratch

Halibut with Lemon Caper Pan Sauce, Photograph by Jennifer McGovern

Writer: Maya Evoy

Where: Nikiski, Alaska

What: Alaska From Scratch is filled with such scrumptious looking recipes and delicious photographs, you may find yourself licking the computer screen. Maya, an associate pastor with incredible skills in the kitchen, started her food blogging journey after she and her family moved from California to ...

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How to Steam Clams, Plain or with Greek Gigantes Beans

Clams and Beans in Buttery Wine Broth

Gigantes, giant white beans, are a Greek specialty bean. I recently explained that gigantes are related to scarlet runner beans and are a PGI product of Greece. In the European Union, a PGI designation identifies foods grown in unique regions that have special qualities and characteristics. I also gave my ...

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Gourmet Fare From Remote Alaska Kitchen

Eric Brudie and Meg Simonian's Property on McDonald SpitKitchens of Alaska: McDonald Spit

Owners: Eric Brudie and Meg Simonian


Where: McDonald Spit is a long narrow strip of sand and gravel projecting out into Kachemak Bay. It’s south of Homer on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula near Seldovia. To get to McDonald Spit from Homer if you don’t have your own boat, ...

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How to Dipnet for Salmon on the Kenai River

Dipnetting on Alaska's Kenai River

In Alaska, fishing for salmon is both sport and necessity. When word gets out that salmon are running, people hightail it to the nearest fish hotspot as fast as their Subarus and pickup trucks can carry them. Traffic backs up for miles and the small towns near the Kenai River ...

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Persian Fish Stew Inspired by Iranian-American Memoirs

Funny in Farsi

Whenever hostilities escalate between the United States and other countries, I like reminding myself that, like here, most people in those countries are just trying to live regular lives. They get up, dress their children, go shopping, clean their houses, go to work, cook dinner, and do their best to ...

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