Pineapple Delight Cake

I like to cook almost anything, but I really love to bake! Cooking requires knowledge and practice, but real, serious baking requires more chemistry, more precision, and for extremely beautiful results a certain creativity and decorating ability. There’s nothing I like to do more than roll up my sleeves, put on an apron, and start […]

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Roasted Salmon with Almond and Olive Tepanade

Olives and salmon are a wonderful match. This simple, fast, bright-tasting topping can be thrown together quickly. Here, the salmon is baked but it could just as easily be pan roasted or grilled. And the topping is good with other fish, such as halibut. 2 Tbl. olive oil 1/2 c. sliced almonds 1/2 c. Panko […]

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Salmon Burgers with Grilled Pineapple

Lately we’ve been working on using up our left over salmon in our freezer to make room for this summers fresh catch. We’ve been preparing a lot of colorful meals that not only play with your taste buds, but also with your eyes. This dish is no different! We had some extra ingredients lying around […]

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Alaska Seafood Sustainability

The sustainable movement is sweeping across the world, and more and more people are taking interest. But what does all this talk about sustainability really mean? And what does your choice for dinner have on the world around you? To start, all you have to do is visit Alaska…The last frontier in sustainability. If you’re […]

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Shelf Life of Canned Salmon

How do I determine how old my can of salmon is? Look at the code that is either embossed onto the lid or printed onto the bottom of the can. The third digit in the top row of numbers and letters is the year it was canned. For example, 343TP would have been canned in […]

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22 years ago, while investigating the reason for my frequent headaches, body aches and flu like symptoms, I made an amazing discovery while going through my cupboards checking labels. They all had one thing in common…Monosodium Glutamate. I was shocked! MSG was in everything! The soups, chips, crackers, coffee creamer, canned foods, hot drinks, salad […]

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Gone Fishing

We are headed south to Tree Point to catch some red gold. Salmon that is. For the next two months I will fall off the World Wide Web. As of yet, there is no WiFi where we will be fishing. So you’ll have to manage without me. I have no doubt that you will do […]

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Small Space Cooking

The hardest part about transitioning to living aboard has been learning to cook in a small space, and with a diesel burning oven. Really, I should show you my space. Maybe once I get it all clean! But the upside is, it’s so small that even when it’s dirty, it cleans up really quick. So […]

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F/V Emily Nicole

The Fishing Vessel Emily Nicole is a beauty! Named after Kenny and Lynora Eichner’s daughter. The boat is rigged and currently seining in Southeast Alaska.

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Seafood Freshness

WHILE TOP CHEFS INSIST ON USING FISH THE SAME DAY IT’S PURCHASED, that standard is sometimes unrealistic for mere mortals without a daily fishing boat service. A good rule of thumb for the rest of us: Keep offerings from the ocean for no more than three days refrigerated. They key to keeping seafood fresh is […]

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