food

A measuring cup full of bog cranberries (Vaccinium oxycoccos) is seen in the kitchen of Erin Anais Heist on Oct. 14, 2018. (Erin Anais Heist | For the Juneau Empire)

Eating Wild: Cranberry-apple bread

It’s just sweet enough — not too sweet.

 

A sweet potato and salmon quiche ready for the oven on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Eating Wild: Salmon quiche with sweet potato crust

I’m always looking for new ways to use salmon.

 

Eating Wild: Spicy Baked Beans with Highbush Cranberry

It’s a commonly held belief that taste and smell are the senses most closely tied to memory. The smell of highbush cranberries is unmistakable —… Continue reading

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Grocery delivery service expands to Juneau

Instacart is expanding its services to Juneau and other Southeast communities as of this week.

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Chef Berkeley Scott, of the buoy tender Hickory, prepares two burgers to be judged on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Coast Guard chefs compete to see who can make the best burger

Culinary Specialist-3 Berkeley Scott crouched down like a golfer reading a green, his eyes just inches away from the sizzling burger. Scott, a cook aboard… Continue reading

Chef Berkeley Scott, of the buoy tender Hickory, prepares two burgers to be judged on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Eating Wild: Blistered Beach Asparagus & Dungeness Crab Salad

Beach asparagus is truly the best pickle you’ll ever have.

In this August 2010 photo, a male pink salmon fights its way upstream to spawn in a Southeast Alaska stream. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Goldbelt Heritage gives look into salmon harvesting, preservation

Salmon play an important role in everyday life in Juneau, and the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation is hosting events this weekend to give people a closer… Continue reading

In this August 2010 photo, a male pink salmon fights its way upstream to spawn in a Southeast Alaska stream. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Eating Wild: Lovage & Sorghum Salad

Fresh, clean, with a little bite and celery undertones, this easy and delicious salad highlights the flavor of wild lovage. Lovage, a member of the… Continue reading