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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: 2019-04-17, 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: 2019-04-03, 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

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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

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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: 2019-03-20, 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

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Issue: 2019-03-13, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Snacks are one of the best parts of any long day, especially when they are well-thought-out and executed. Dressing the shrimp on a bit of a Cuban-style shrimp cocktail dressing before you add them to the cheesy quesadilla adds an extra layer of... Read more

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Issue: 2019-03-13, PHOTO: Pixabay

Like most ladies of the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, Grandmother Sweeney and my mother grew up making home desserts you’d steal for. (If they turned their backs for a minute, I did exactly that.) Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-03-06, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Meatballs are the perfect weeknight food, especially when they only use one pan and you roast them on top of some vegetables to make a whole meal in one go. This version has some vaguely middle-eastern spices... Read more

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Issue: 2019-02-27

Shrimp toast are a great simple snack that seem like they’re going to more work than they are. If you’ve got a food processor, by all means, use it to chop the shrimp. If not, hand-chopping will only take you a few minutes... Read more

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Issue: 2019-02-20, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Some people think that omelettes are light. With the addition of some toast and a light salad though, this hearty omelette could make for a filling supper. It’s a great fix for those empty-fridge-still-need-to-do-the-grocery-shopping nights... Read more

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Issue: 2019-02-20, PHOTO: Pixabay

Guaranteed, there is no better dessert than a homemade dessert—especially if it’s from my mother's or grandmother's kitchen. No wonder my wife Lisa is a great cook, as she has access to these recipes from the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s... Read more

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Issue: 2019-02-13, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Almost like a fritter, these pancakes can really be a mix of any gently sautéed vegetables brought together in a batter. They make a great light lunch or a side for grilled meat or fish. It’s also a great way to get people who usually shy away... Read more

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Issue: 2019-02-06, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

If you’re looking to make this simple soup vegan, simply swap the tin of evaporated milk for a tin of coconut milk, and the butter for coconut (or olive) oil. You can also beef up this soup by adding all sorts of hearty vegetables—think carrots... Read more

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Issue: 2019-01-30, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Big, squishy, gooey cookies are the best. And cookies that don’t require the use of a mixer (or some serious gym rat-level hand mixing) and are pressed into a pan instead of individually scooped are truly the height of human innovation... Read more

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Issue: 2019-01-23, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Once you work buttermilk into your culinary repertoire, you’re going to wonder how you ever got on without it. It will add a bit of rich, sour, tanginess to both your baking and your cooking. This quick scone recipe is a good way to give... Read more

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Issue: 2019-01-16, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

A healthy, weeknight alternative to that festive holiday ham. Lean pork tenderloin, some bright mandarin oranges and a few bits of bacon make this fast work night roast feel a bit special... Read more

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