Food & Drink

School is out for summer, Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and that means it’s time to fire up the grill.

Maya Evoy
I’ve learned a lot of lessons living in Alaska and most recently discovered that when a fisherman calls and tells you to meet in 20 minutes at the Carrs parking lot, you don’t ask questions or mess around.Kim Sunée
The advantages of boxed wine are pretty obvious -- convenience and ease of use. No corkscrews needed, no glass bottles to recycle and the price per ounce is great. It also helps that boxed wine quality is increasing. Mike McVittie
Be sure to squeeze in some time this Memorial Day for some wandering around your favorite farmers’ market or two or maybe three. And there also is fresh salmon coming in from the Copper River, so get the grill ready too.Steve Edwards
Taco salads are great warm-weather meals that come together quickly and can be made for a crowd.Maya Evoy
The Spenard Food Truck Carnival is dishing up way more than a good lunch. With its festive atmosphere, entertainment and distinctly Spenard sense of community, they’re throwing a midday party every week.Mara Severin
Want proof that spring is here and summer is just around the corner? Consider the following. Steve Edwards
If you have a good, strong blender, it’s simple to make horchata at home and much tastier than the store-bought versions. Maya Evoy

Crunchy and sweet like no others I’ve ever tasted, Alaska-grown carrots don’t need much to dress them up.

Kim Sunée
I do love roasting vegetables as the method enhances the natural sugars. This recipe starts with plain yogurt, which creates a type of char and crust on the carrots as they roast.Kim Sunée