Use what’s in your kitchen to whip up delicious, creative meals. Salmon, greens, an assortment of spices and condiments can be used to make patties that will go inside a wrap or a pasta bowl. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kalifornsky Kitchen: Raiding the freezer: Raiding the freezer

Basic salmon patties can be used in an assortment of meals.

 

Kachemak Cuisine: During uncertain time, slow down and cherish good food

It’s spring! During this uncertain time, I’m going to take a deep breath and let the dog take me for a beach walk in the… Continue reading

 

Kachemak Cuisine: Oxtails are the secret to rich beef stock

Earlier this winter I became obsessed with making a large quantity of flavorful rich beef stock to freeze in smaller amounts and use with moose… Continue reading

 

Kachemak Cuisine: Cold and snowy days offer perfect time to try new recipes

Winter is full on here with all the snow and cold temperatures, so I am indoors spending time in the kitchen and trying new recipes.… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Make Valentine’s Day dishes with love — and chocolate

Friday is Valentine’s Day, and on this special day I make the Other Fisherman something extra delicious for dinner if we don’t venture out to… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Korean-inspired Sloppy Joes adds twist to old favorite

The Other Fisherman and I went to Anchorage recently. We spent time with family, enjoying our little grandkids who grow way too quickly at their… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Stir-fried moose combines Chinese tastes with Alaska flavors

It’s a frosty winter morning and I am standing in front of the freezer scanning the contents, trying to decide what’s for dinner. The most… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Make tasty oyster dishes with fresh, local seafood

I plan to enjoy time in the upcoming New Year trying new recipes, searching out and cooking with ingredients I’m not familiar with, reading entertaining… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Holidays make it tempting to bake everything

It’s difficult to be at work this time of year when there are so many things to be done on the holiday to-do list. I… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: New Orleans barbecue shrimp makes a great holiday dish

‘Tis the season of parties and entertaining. Whether we’re ready or not, the holiday season has arrived. The Other Fisherman and I were busy preparing… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: The experts agree: Don’t mess with Thanksgiving traditions

The New York Times published an entertaining opinion article on Sunday by Jennifer Weiner about Thanksgiving dinner, “Don’t Mess with the Dressing. Don’t Mess with… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Spice up Thanksgiving with butternut squash salad

Thanksgiving time is here and I enjoy making this once-a-year meal above all others, as it’s the only holiday totally devoted to food. From year… Continue reading

A little bit of pumpkin butter is the perfect complement to Teri Robl’s pumpkin bread, as in here in her kitchen on Oct. 29, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Cooking with pumpkin and squash is perfect for rainy fall days

The family and football game visit to the motherland of Wisconsin is now just a memory, one filled with plenty of things that portray Wisconsin.… Continue reading

A little bit of pumpkin butter is the perfect complement to Teri Robl’s pumpkin bread, as in here in her kitchen on Oct. 29, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Dried corn also can be seen with pumpkins all over Wisconsin at roadside stands, as seen here in this photo taken on Oct. 14, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Wisconsin visit inspires Dutch baby ham-and-cheese recipe

As you are enjoying this week’s edition of the Homer News, I am in Wisconsin surrounded by autumn’s foliage splendor in vibrant colors of red,… Continue reading

Dried corn also can be seen with pumpkins all over Wisconsin at roadside stands, as seen here in this photo taken on Oct. 14, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Fresh Homer-grown apples are the main ingredient for Teri Robl’s French Apple Cake recipe, seen here in her kitchen on Oct. 1, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Fresh Homer apples inspire fall recipes

The autumn season is all about apples and pumpkins, golden falling leaves and football. I love this time of the year as not only do… Continue reading

Fresh Homer-grown apples are the main ingredient for Teri Robl’s French Apple Cake recipe, seen here in her kitchen on Oct. 1, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Tomato Risotto takes time to make, but the preparation can be therapeutic. The ingredients include fresh tomatoes grown in a Homer high tunnel, as seen here in Teri Robl’s kitchen in this photo taken on Sept. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Mais oui — Get a taste of France with grated carrot salad

It’s the season of harvest and a bit more time available to enjoy it. The garden is done, the flower baskets are spent and all… Continue reading

Tomato Risotto takes time to make, but the preparation can be therapeutic. The ingredients include fresh tomatoes grown in a Homer high tunnel, as seen here in Teri Robl’s kitchen in this photo taken on Sept. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Meat stew makes good camp meal

Happy September! Thank goodness the evenings are cooler and the sun actually sets, providing dreamy darkness for much needed restorative slumber after those busy summer… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Unusual hot days call for cool treat like Raspberry Swamp Pie

We are nearing the end of the warmest summer I’ve ever experienced living in Alaska, thank goodness. The Other Fisherman bought a portable room air… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Enjoy a light meal with summer salad

I never would have guessed I would want it to rain as badly as I did while living in a coastal community in Alaska, ever.… Continue reading

Stir Fry Bok Choy makes a good side dish for salmon patties, as seen here July 7, 2019, in Teri Robl’s Homer, Alaska, kitchen. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Salmon patties make the perfect Alaska summer dish

Summer in Alaska is synonymous with salmon, and in July, sockeye salmon are as popular, plentiful and just as anticipated as tourists and sunshine. We… Continue reading

Stir Fry Bok Choy makes a good side dish for salmon patties, as seen here July 7, 2019, in Teri Robl’s Homer, Alaska, kitchen. (Photo by Teri Robl)
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