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Issue: 2014-07-17

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July 17, 2014

July 17, 2014 - Issue #387


The Inaugural Hot Dog Issue. We examine the humble meat-food from every angle possible. Happy Summer!


International Hot Dog Day Wednesday July 23rd

July is International Hot Dog Month 

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National Hot Dog day arrives July 23 and you may ask: “Why does the hot dog deserve a national day?” The answer is 200-years-old with influences from over two-dozen cultures. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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July 17, 2014

I feel a bit like Gollum. I am squatting on my haunches, slurping delicious juices from my fingers as I delight in a fresh pike. Perhaps muttering to myself a little. Except I'm picking out the bones, whereas Gollum relished them with a crunch. And Read more

Wild Harvest

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Perhaps you do not sing well, or enjoy singing, but nearly anyone can squeak out a tune when inspired. In the same way, your intuition may not be well developed, but like your voice, it can be honed and strengthened with intention, attention and tra Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

Erin Stevens’ ten-year plan is to run the Yukon Quest. And she knows by that time she’ll have an entirely new compilation of dogs. Her six current dogs are from Deb Knight. Stevens handled for her a few winters ago. She says it’s not hard to get a g Read more

Hobbies

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Life doesn’t hold many nice surprises for Norma Rae Wilson. She was widowed at 21 and left to raise two children from different fathers by working in a sweatshop-like North Carolina cotton mill. Read more

Photography - Film

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Yukon Communities

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The weather this morning is pretty good, which is important for the hike today, given that it will include several wet crossings. I will explore a route up to one of the higher mountains around Whitehorse. Read more

Yukon Summer

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I was on vacation with my family in southern Quebec when I opened e-mail from What’s Up Yukon editor Peter Jickling asking me if I had any “hot dog” stories for the magazine. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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July 17, 2014

Making soap is magical; how do all the liquid ingredients turn into a solid bar of soap? Joella Hogan has the answer. She is the owner of the Essential Soap Bar Co. in Mayo. Hogan bought the business two years ago and learned how to make soap from Read more

Mayo

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As far as I know, electronic gadgetry hasn’t affected the humble hot dog. Having said that, I’m confident that somewhere out there there is a new gizmo guaranteed to make the perfect tube-steak. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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July 17, 2014

The Yukon Gold Panning Championships were held on the well-used greensward between Front Street and the dike. The greensward wouldn’t be here if the dike wasn’t built. Read more

Dawson City

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If you don’t like hot dogs, here’s an Internet trend you want to avoid: “hot dogs or legs.” People take photos of their bent legs from the knee to mid-thigh in a manner that looks like a couple of hot dogs looking out over the landscape, usually a Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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July 17, 2014

While hot dogs are not traditionally considered ingredients for classy dining, Carl Pearce of Antoinette’s Restaurant in Whitehorse begs to differ. Here are four of his creations, which prove that dogs can be a delicacy. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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This is a lynx skull, found by my boyfriend's dog. We were out at Hunker Creek, just outside of Dawson City, last summer. A few friends and I were building a stage for a music event we put on, and the dog, Frett, wandered off and came back playing wi Read more

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