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Yukon Cooks

Here Comes the Sun

When winter is in its grip and snow is all around, take heart: the sun is not far away.Make it arrive sooner by enjoying some marmalade, aka “sunshine in a jar”.By this time of winter, the Klondikers of old treasured...

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Eat (or Sip) Your Veggies!

Decreasing meat consumption (even just a little) and upping your vegetable intake can do wonders for the digestive tract.This vegetarian “Soup Pot” along with a fast-and-fragrant Corn Bread is a delicious meal that...

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Oh What a Pear!

By this time of the year in old Klondike days, food supplies were running a bit low.However, in most cabins there was flour for bread baking and a few tins of fruit.In my perusal of food references (“grub”) in the...

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Spring is in the Yukon Air

What better way to welcome the return of the sun but to pack a picnic and find a slope covered with crocuses?While it may feel like spring will never arrive, eventually it does and the whole world seems to change …...

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Summer Salads

With summer’s arrival in the North (thank goodness it is finally here) come picnics and pot luck BBQs.Having a salad or two to make ahead is always a good tactic in the time management department. Made ahead, the salad can...

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Lovely Lemons and Rhubarb

That bright and beautiful time of year is finally here: the lupines are in the woods and the eagles are proudly flying overhead.So, too, our northern rhubarb is making its presence known. Use it in this lemon tart or as a spread...

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Beautiful Beans

Here is another make-ahead salad to add to your summer repertoire.This recipe is a great one for adding colour, fibre and flavour to your Yukon picnics. Make ahead since it will, like us, improve with age.Beans – both fresh...

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