A male Wilson’s Warbler bathes in a small waterfall, Santa Elena, Costa Rica February 20, 2018 (T. Eskelin).

Refuge Notebook: Vacation through the eyes of a naturalist

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Homesteading in Nikiski without power

In our younger days I cooked every meal on the woodstove, as we lived here for 5 years without power

The gear hound evolves

Maybe it started when I was a little kid, and the Sears catalogue would show up in the mail.

Minister’s Message: How Christmas got its festive trees and twinkling lights

There is a tradition of lights and trees going back to before my ancestors converted to Christianity

Ann Berg
How Pioneer Potluck got started

Recipes for tomato salsa, crockpot moose roast and curried seafood salad

Unhinged Alaska: Politics as a sidedish … not a good idea

I should have let sleeping idiots lie. Did I? Nope.

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Minister’s Message: Basking in an intentional moment of thankfulness

I am long past feeling the need to get “my fair share” of fabulous bargains.

Kachemak Cuisine: The experts agree: Don’t mess with Thanksgiving traditions

Thanksgiving and Christmas are not the times when you should exercise your kitchen skills.

Ann Berg
Pioneer Potluck: So many memories arise around the holidays

I had to make new Thanksgiving traditions here in Alaska.

<strong>• By Virginia Walters, For the Peninsula Clarion</strong>
                                Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Holidays, time to eat

It’s that time of year to pull out the old recipe box and find something that brings back memories.

New Pratt book gives personal history of Homer

Using narratives and family photographs, the book covers the 60 years of Homer’s growth.

Roasted butternut squash tossed green salad offers a new take on traditional Thanksgiving meal flavors, as seen here ion Nov. 12, 2019, in Teri Robl’s kitchen in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Kachemak Cuisine: Spice up Thanksgiving with butternut squash salad

From year to year, the guests at our table may have changed, but the food served hasn’t much at all.

Remembering old-fashioned Thanksgiving on the farm

The McClure old-fashioned Thanksgiving dinners of the past created wonderful memories for me.