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Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: Pixabay

Never far away, but hibernating for about six months over the winter, the bears are awake now and ravenously hungry. Actually, bears are always hungry. They have to bulk up to be ready to go to sleep in the fall. They are food processors... Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Savory balls tucked into crispy bread and dripping with gooey cheese. This classic sub shop favorite is easy to make at home. If you’re having people over for lunch, or planning to take them on a picnic, you can make the meatballs and sauce, then... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Salmon trimmings are simply uneven cuts of filets that the fishmonger trims off larger pieces. They’re often the fattier pieces of the belly and they are inexpensive and delicious. Here are two ways to use up one little package of salmon trimmings... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-22, PHOTO: Pixabay

Chili con carne Now we are going back in time to the 1940s, before the days of questionable, pre-cooked contents in a box. The meal of the day was chili con carne. We had a big family, so cut this one down accordingly. Try it once and you’ll be... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-22, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Chicken feet may be a lot for some, but this recipe is for those few people I know who just love gnawing on these gooey talons at dim sum restaurants down south. This is a simplified version you can make at home in a day. (The traditional route is... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-15, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Kind of a stew, kind of hearty side dish - this simple one pot dinner can easily be made into a hearty meal by serving with a big scoop of boiled white rice. Some people find okra challenging because of its texture, but if it’s a vegetable you’re... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-15, PHOTO: Pixabay

Tinfoil, as it’s commonly called, is actually aluminum foil. While it’s not essential, it is a boon to the fine art of barbequing. One of the first things to understand is that it comes in various weights/thicknesses and strengths. Some of it is... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2019-05-08, PHOTO: WUY File Photo / Adam Malis

What was the last conversation you had with your best friend? If there is one topic that people like to talk about it, it is food. We talk about what we had for lunch or dinner. We talk about recipes and how to cook certain foods. We talk about... Read more

Farm - Garden

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Issue: 2019-05-08, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Steak salads are almost perfect as a healthy weeknight supper. Making sure there’s enough steak to make this salad eat like a meal is important, so generally have at least a half a pound of meat per adult. If you have the time, try letting this... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

Here are some old and mostly forgotten meals that still linger on my taste buds and I, once again, long to dig into the good ol’ days with some of these home-cooked meals... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-04-24, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Spatchcocking is removing the spine of a bird, then pressing it to make it flat. The benefits of spatchcocking are a faster, more even cooking time, and more surface area, which really maximizes the crisp skin... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-04-17, PHOTO: Wilson Hui on Foter.com

We all know that Ziploc bags are unbeatable for packaging the individual parts of your lunch, but they are far more versatile than that. Except for needing scissors or a knife to open the package, vacuum-sealing is even better than Ziploc, though... Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2019-04-17, PHOTO: Pixabay

First of all, let’s return to the 1930s and make our pancakes in a real heavy iron pan. The pan is ready for the mixture when you can drip a couple water droplets into the pan and they retain their shape for a few seconds... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-04-03, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Produce in the North is expensive, which means you’ve really got to get the most for your money by making those forgotten bits from your last grocery trip into something special. Simple roasted cherry tomatoes are a fast way to take tomatoes that... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-03-27, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

4 ounces cream cheese 1 cup grated cheddar Salt and pepper, to taste 5 large jalapenos, halved (seeds removed if you like it a bit milder) 10 strips bacon Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-03-27, PHOTO: courtesy of Atlin Mountain Roasters

Having a wood-fired coffee roaster is more than just a gimmick—it’s good business sense for Philippe and Leandra Brient, co-owners of Atlin Mountain Coffee Roasters. Sure, it fits with the idea people have of Northerners, all woodstoves and plaid... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2019-03-27, PHOTO: Pixabay

Now that we’ve caught the fish, what do we do? Throw away the fish chain, remove the fish to a waterbox to keep the fish alive and replace it with an ice box. Keeping fish alive on a chain will cause deterioration and stress to the fish... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-03-20, PHOTO: courtesy of Two Brewers

Since launching Yukon Brewing, Alan Hansen and Bob Baxter have proven that they know their beer. With the success of Two Brewers whisky over the past few years, they’ve demonstrated to the Canadian marketplace that they know their liquor as well... Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2019-03-20, PHOTO: courtesy of Mt. Sima

With April right around the corner, Yukoners are getting some spring into their step. For many, it means the bittersweet transition from winter to summer sports. The warm weather wax comes out, the jackets come off and soft, warm snow appeals to... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2019-03-20, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

When you’re craving a bit of summer, sometimes it’s best to improvise. These easy toasted salad rolls are crisp and fresh, and fast to put together. Grabbing a bag of larger shrimp whenever they’re on sale, makes this recipe a good way to at least... Read more

Recipes

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