I made a rustic blueberry rhubarb galette and it’s one of my favorite rhubarb preparations to date. I love making galettes because they’re quicker, simpler, and more freeform than making a traditional two crust fruit pie. Nothing about it needs to be perfect.
When we arrived back in Kenai, one of my wife’s coworkers gave us a bag of fresh-caught salmon and halibut as a wedding gift. I knew right away that I wanted to broil the sockeye salmon with a birch syrup glaze to mark the occasion, highlighting two of Alaska’s beautiful local ingredients in one memorable dish.
Foil packet meals are awesome for summer, whether you’re around the campfire, using your outdoor grill, or roasting them in the oven on a rainy day. Family and friends can all get involved in assembling their own packets, loading up on their favorite vegetables and getting their meat to veggie ratio just the way they like.
If you have fresh mint on hand, whether it be for mojitos, tabbouleh, or watermelon salad, set some aside for these mint chocolate chip cookies. I thought the kids would be skeptical when they encountered the surprising fresh mint flavor when biting into a traditional-looking chocolate chip cookie, but they loved them too.