What am I excited about cooking in my kitchen right now? Fresh-caught halibut and king salmon. That first-of-the-season fresh fish, grilled and basted lightly with sweet herb butter or deep-fried golden brown and served with a creamy dill pickle tartar sauce. King salmon carpaccio; paper-thin pieces...Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:51am
Even though we’ve officially welcomed in the New Year, it’s likely holiday celebrations will continue this weekend. What would those parties be without appetizers and snacks to share? Like New Year’s Eve without the sparkly ball dropping in Times Square, winter without snow, champagne wi...Tue, 12/31/2013 - 5:16pm
It’s merry holiday baking time. My family is lovers of cookies; lots and lots of cookies. We like to have the traditional cookies that have become family favorites over the years, but I am always on the look-out for a new yummy goodie. I hope you get to spend a little time in your kitchen blending...Wed, 12/18/2013 - 6:47pm
Many years ago when the Other Fisherman’s dad would drive back from visiting his brother in Florida he bought fruitcake in Georgia on his way home to Wisconsin. I first started making fruitcake for him when Uncle “Turkey” moved back to Wisconsin and Dad no longer made his annual fruitcake stop...Tue, 11/26/2013 - 6:19pm
The leaves have fallen and there is snow on the mountains across the bay; that means I am happy to retreat to our warm kitchen in my comfy slippers and cook. I want to make comfort food, family favorites and hearty dishes. We had a bumper crop of potatoes and the Other Fisherman got a moose, s...Wed, 11/20/2013 - 5:45pm
Our summer has been wonderful, filled with sunshine and warm temperatures, beautiful flowers, visitors, fishing and a family wedding. On July 20, we were happy to welcome Alyssa Prince into our family as the wife of our son David Robl. She is bright, beautiful, thoughtful, fun and just a delightful ...Wed, 08/28/2013 - 5:53pm
It is wonderful to be back in our home and Homer, surrounded by the life we’ve made here. I spent the winter in Juneau working for the Legislature. I missed the Other Fisherman, our black labs and all of you so much. In January I said so long to grilling on the party deck, skiing on the McNeil Can...Wed, 05/15/2013 - 2:11pm
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