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Salmon Chowder Recipe

Salmon Chowder

Hello there, I’m Chelsea- the Mrs. to Scott.  I’ve been wanting to join in here for a while now, with a few inside perspectives of my own.  It’s nice to finally meet you; I’m looking forward to getting to know you more while I share my experiences from the Last Frontier.

So, without further adieu, here we go!

Let’s Make Some Soup

In honor of our long awaited snowfall here in Alaska, I thought I’d share a fav soup recipe of the Stephens household.  This was our second summer dip netting, and our second summer canning lots of that awesome salmon.  With all that salmon, it gets easy to get bored with eating it the same way.every.time.  So when I stumbled upon this recipe, and adapted it just a bit, I knew we found another great salmon recipe to add to our repertoire.  This soup (chowder really) is a yummy, and hearty bowl of deliciousness from some unexpected flavors.  I don’t know about you, but until I lived here, I never thought of a fish chowder- but I’m glad I did!  Read on to enjoy more… [Continue reading]

Our Alaskan Coffee Giveaway

Kaladi Brothers Coffee Giveaway

We are giving away 1# of our favorite brewed coffee here in Alaska, Kaladi Brothers Red Goat... It's a rich, nutty cup full of flavor that warms you up on a cold Alaska morning, and keeps you going through the midnight sun. … [Continue reading]

Alaskans and Coffee

Alaskans and Coffee

Coffee and Alaska go together like Alaska and mountains, or peas and carrots.  Seriously, it’s intense.  There are many different options here too, statewide and local.  Coffee is everywhere!  And to celebrate the Alaska's appreciation of … [Continue reading]

Exciting Changes for Our Alaska Blog

The Alaskan Insider

Welcome to the new face of our little Alaska blog... When I started this blog in June of 2012, under the name Alaska Travel Journal, I knew I wanted to share great information about Alaska travel in general.  One thing I didn’t count on though, … [Continue reading]

Take a Hike With Me in Hatcher Pass

Hatcher Pass is one of my favorite spots in Alaska!  It's beautiful year-round, and I absolutely love it.  Plus, it's only 15 miles from our house.  You can't beat that. I love Hatcher Pass!  It's one of my favorite places to go in AK, by … [Continue reading]