UAA Crafts Fair

Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 Time: 10am to 5pm Location: UAA Student Union Building in Anchorage About: Free event. Best of Alaska hand crafts. Last event before the holidays. link: s/328360197632986/.

Baked Birch-Nut Squash

Ingredients 2 delicata squash or similar 1 apple diced 2 T  butter 2 T birch syrup or birched honey 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ginger 1/3 cup chopped pecans Directions Cut squash in half and scoop out seeds. Bake 30 minutes. Melt butter in pan, add all ingredients; simmer 5 minutes. Spoon mixture into squash,…

Birch Sweetened Cranberries

  Ingredients 2# wild, fresh or frozen lowbush cranberries (also called lingonberries) 2 oranges 1 small can crushed pineapple 3/4 cup honey (more or less to taste) 1/4 cup pure birch syrup 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger 1/4 tsp cloves Directions Cover cranberries with water. Cook until tender. Add all other ingredients. Simmer for…

Bad Girls of the North

Date: November 3rd & 4th, 2017 Time: Friday 3rd – 4pm to 9pm Saturday 4th – 10am to 5pm Location: The Lakefront in Anchorage About: Thirty-three outstanding Alaskan artisans offer the most original and interesting fine crafts and artwork in the state. Free event; free hors dourvres and cash bar/drinks available.  Due to unforeseen circumstances,…

Crafted in Alaska 2017

Date: November 24th, 25th & 26th, 2017 Time: Friday 24th – 10am to 6pm Saturday 25th – 10am to 6pm Sunday 26th – 12pm to 5pm Location: Anchorage Museum of History and Art About: Free admission to portions of the museum. Great music, beautiful event. See the flyer

Alaska Birch Syrup Recipes - Salmon on the Grill

Michael’s Birch Basil Salmon Sauce

Great for chicken, too! This recipe covers 1 salmon fillet (approx 2# of fish) Ingredients 8 cloves of garlic 1/2 cup diced red/orange/yellow peppers 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 2 T Olive oil or butter 1 T Paprika 1/2 c chopped fresh basil 2 oz PURE BIRCH SYRUP a squeeze of lemon juice 1/4…

Alaska Birch Syrup Recipes - Michaels Birch Basil Salmon

Birch Sesame Teriyaki Sauce

Ingredients 6 Tbs soy sauce 2 Tbs PURE birch syrup 2 Tbs toasted sesame oil 2 large cloves minced garlic 3 green onions, chopped 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp chopped fresh ginger White wine, water, lemon, or lime juice to thin to desired consistency. Directions Puree all ingredients in food processor. Spread generously onto chicken…

Dulce’s Nutty Birch Granola

Ingredients 5 cup rolled oats 2/3 cup each (or more!) chopped almonds, pecans, and walnuts 1 cup shredded coconut 2/3 cup sesame seeds 2/3 cup pumpkin seeds (chia, hemp, and flax seeds also work well!) 1 cup chopped dried apricots, currants, raisins, cherries, or dried blueberries 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup birch syrup 1/4 cup…

Birch Pineapple Yams

Ingrediants 6 yams 1 can pineapple chunks 1 cup orange juice 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup birch syrup 1 tsp cinnamon Directions Slice or chunk yams, boil for 20 minutes. Drain and arrange in baking dish. Mix together all remaining ingredients and add. Bake at 350 for one hour. Serves 6.