Chop. Roast. Burn. Boil. Ferment. We transform the animal and vegetable world into innumerable forms. Life does this to us too as if we were food: It hacks, blends, sears, and bakes us, turning us from the raw material of childhood into the innumerable forms of humanity. Life chews us […]

Cooking is Transformation

I try not to be bitter over my exile in this Winter Wasteland.  I try to love this place the way some of my friends and colleagues do.  But I. Just. Can’t. It’s dark here.  Nothing is easy in the cold.  My footing is still, after 15 years in Alaska, […]

Drunken Winter Crazy Cookies