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Filling up on halibut during Alaskan adventure inspires recipes back home

Alice, our naturalist guide in Talkeetna, Alaska, says she cried when her freezer malfunctioned. She lost more than 100 pounds of halibut from a recent fishing expedition. Only one week into our Alaskan vacation, and barely a dozen halibut meals in, we were starting to understand the local devotion to this fish.Alaskan halibut has no rival - it tastes mild and slightly sweet with a creamy, satisfyingly meaty texture. It works well on the grill, in a pan, under the broiler, in the fryer,...

Flavors from The Last Frontier

Alice, our naturalist guide in Talkeetna, Alaska, says she cried when her freezer malfunctioned. She lost more than 100 pounds of halibut from a recent fishing expedition. Only one week into our Alaskan vacation, and barely a dozen halibut meals in, we were starting to understand the local devotion to this fish.Alaskan halibut has no rival — it tastes mild and slightly sweet with a creamy, satisfyingly meaty texture. It works well on the grill, in a pan, under the broiler, in the fryer,...

Donuts And Apple Cider: An Autumn Marriage Made By Autos And Automation

When baker Julie Richardson was growing up in Vermont, Autumn Saturdays had a particular rhythm. First, soccer practice. And then, to the apple orchard for some cider and donuts."I would sit there and watch that machine — watch the doughnuts plop into the hot oil, go down the conveyor belt and plop out the other end," she says.For many New Englanders — and for people across the country who grew up near apple orchards — it's just not Fall without cider and donuts. It's a combination that makes...

The 11 Best Vegan Taco Bell Menu Items

There's not enough appreciation for the work of art that is the vegan Taco Bell menu. If you're vegan or vegetarian, you know how difficult it is to find satisfying meals at fast food restaurants. Too often you're subjected to a small sad pile of fries and apple slices while your friends feast like kings on greasy burgers and chicken nuggets. However, intermixed among the countless fast food restaurants littering our great country's interstates, there's one beacon of hope: Taco...