College Cookbook: My complicated relationship with cooking

You'd think that someone with a cooking column would love to cook, right?

The Sourdough’s sourdough starter

Make your own sourdough starter to create sourdough bread and pancakes.

College Cookbook: Rhubodka for midsummer

Enjoy a plentiful rhubarb harvest with this refreshing summer cocktail.

Edible gifts good enough to eat

The holidays don't have to put a dent in your wallet. Try these easy and inexpensive gifts that will wow and impress any gift...

College Cookbook: Baby steps into brewing

Try your hand at brewing with this simple and easy recipe for mead.

Soft pretzels

Dip these pretzels in some cheese and enjoy with a cold beer.

¡Muy caliente! Customizable hot sauce

Customize your own hot sauce for your particular palate.

Swedish kladkaka for your soul

An elegant and rich dessert that's easy to make.

College Cookbook: Homemade pizza dough

Use this recipe to make the pizza pie of your dreams.

Level up your ramen game

Bring instant noodles to a whole new level with these four ramen recipes.

College Cookbook: Café Du Monde beignets at home

You can order their beignet mix online, or you can follow this copy-cat recipe I found through The Food Hacker.

Easy puppy birthday cake

Treat your furry friend to a special, homemade birthday cake that only your four-legged companion will enjoy.

Alaskan Pop-Tarts

Use homemade jam in a more creative way with this Alaskan Pop-Tart recipe.

Pumpkin spice pancakes

The perfect winter breakfast to enjoy while watching the first snowfall.

Challah Bread

Traditionally a part of Jewish holidays and the Sabbath, challah bread will make a beautiful and festive addition to any holiday meal.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year with this traditional dish.

Alaskan made wild rose water

Take advantage of the wild roses in abundance around Anchorage

Homemade hotcakes

Wait...you don't know how to make pancakes?!

College Cookbook: Hot and sour soup

It's starting to feel like summer, but it's still a little chilly outside. Warm yourself up with this quick and easy-to-make soup. It's the...

What to do with your leftover beer from beer week

If 'leftover beer' exists, this is what you should do with it.

Grandma’s Alaskan blueberry crumble

Grandma Sylvia's family favorite blueberry crumble

College Cookbook: Creamy parmesan garlic mushroom chicken

Over the course of the month, I have graduated from cooking meals that consist of ramen, eggs and hot pockets to an adult meal...

Tutka Bay blueberry cream cheese cookies

Make use of your summer's blueberry bounty with these delicious, chewy cookies inspired by the Dixon family at Tutka Bay Lodge.

College Cookbook: The story I meant to write a long time ago

This is my final College Cookbook. I'll be moving to the Peninsula and am leaving The Northern Light behind. My three-plus years here have...

College Cookbook: Doughnuts your way

Craving a doughnut in light of a delayed shop opening, Victoria Petersen offers a family recipe for the mini version.