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On the hunt for holiday meal inspiration? Look no further. Here's a collection of fall treats from our favorite Alaska food writers.

Victoria Barber
In honor of our local farmers and foragers, here are a few side dish recipes featuring Alaskan grown potatoes and carrots, and wild harvested cranberries and mushrooms to make next week. Shannon Kuhn
The trick to this salad is to very thinly slice the sprouts and the kale into lovely ribbons of varied shades of green.Kim Sunée
This glorious maple cheesecake with a spiced pecan graham cracker crust is a show-stopper.Maya Evoy
Culinary offerings at the new Alaska Airlines Center run the field, from mediocre and overpriced to the occasional surprising score. Matt Tunseth
Sweet Caribou desserts, which focuses on Parisian macarons and other tasty treats, will be at this week’s Center Market in Anchorage with a taste of the City of Lights. Steve Edwards
This winning combination is light and airy, crispy and salty. And, unfortunately, quite addictive.Kim Sunée
The Corporation for National and Community Service ranks Alaska third in the nation for the number of volunteer hours per resident. I’ve found that people here willingly and eagerly give their time to causes they care about.Shannon Kuhn
While it's flavorful and healthy, the downside to working with squash is that it's often tough to cut, peel and handle.Maya Evoy
A foiled attempt to dispose of a strong-smelling akutuq sandwich leads to decades of embarrassmentSeth Kantner