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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 2019-03-06, 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: 2019-01-16, 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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Issue: 2018-12-19, PHOTO: Kylie Campbell

What should I wear? The annual Yukon Outfitters Association (YOA) ball was held Saturday 8 December at the Kwanlin Dűn Cultural Centre (KDCC). What do you wear to an outfitters ball? The two terms seem to be in contradiction to each other. I opted... Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2018-11-28, PHOTO: Ulrike Wohlfarth Levins

The Deli started as a dream that Ernst Wohlfarth (better known as Ernie) had when he was growing up in war-torn Germany. He dreamed of making sausage and became an apprentice in that field, as a young teenager. He soon realized that it was not... Read more

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Issue: 2018-11-21, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

You can serve this dish on top of crisp roasted potatoes, or tucked into a crusty roll with lots of seedy mustard. And it’s a great way to use up that last little bit of cider that has gone a bit past its prime... Read more

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Issue: 2018-11-07, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Leftovers can be a bummer. Especially when it’s just odds and ends, but nothing substantial enough for a meal. Tossing those leftovers in a peanut sauce, with chilled noodles, is a tasty way to clear out your fridge... Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-31, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Cooking steak and mushrooms in a cast iron skillet is a fast, one-pan, weeknight meal that feels a bit decadent. And any time you get that indulgent feeling from a meal that’s relatively healthy, it is bound to become a household staple... Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-17, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

When you’re picking out pears for roasting like this, try and go with ones that are on the firmer side. If you go with pears that are soft, you might open the oven to find them liquified—which could also be delicious, just not really what we’re... Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-10, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Squid is an inexpensive, sustainable and awesome little cephalopod that should be part of everyone’s diet, beyond fried calamari at the bar (an awesome little appy as well, don’t get me wrong)... Read more

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Issue: 2018-10-03, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

A few weeks ago, a local association called GoOFY (Growers of Organic Food Yukon) held an event about nose-to-tail eating—eating every bit of an animal that is harvested. Which is not only sound ethical practice, but a really sustainable and... Read more

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Issue: 2018-09-19, PHOTO: Pixabay

Schnitzel is really delicious and fairly simple to make, but there is a bit of cleanup afterwards. It can be made with just about any kind of meat or fowl, wild or domestic. It isn’t a very common dish locally and is really delicious using some of... Read more

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Pork and bourbon and peaches—cooked until soft, rich and sweet, with just a bit of acidity. This smashed pork is perfect along with some roasted potatoes or plain white rice. Although, to me, it makes a perfect open-faced sandwich on a toasted... Read more

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Issue: 2018-08-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

One thing about chicken ... just about anywhere you travel, you can bet you will find a thousand different recipes to match just about any taste. Don’t pass the chance to try a different dish on the chicken menu. Of all the chicken recipes I have... Read more

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Issue: 2018-07-25, PHOTO: tvol on Foter.com

Light and moist ... but never overpowering Stuffing for fish, birds or game should never be overpowering. When preparing stuffing, make it moist and fragrant. Lean meats, such as predator fish, generally tend to be dry and therefore require moist... Read more

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