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About Bays

Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously...

It's Raining Fish

An Athabascan woman who lived along the Yukon River in the interior of Alaska once told me that in her village, during summertime “Salmon...

Rewilding Soil and Self

“It is estimated that skin has almost the same bacterial content as soil.” William Syrotuck from Scent and the Scenting Dog The impetus...

Morel & Pine Tip Salt

When nature gives you a bounty, sometimes you have to dry or dehydrate it and save for lean times. This is also a good way to use the...

Pickled Bladderwrack

Bladderwrack, (Fucus vesiculosus) is low hanging fruit in the foraging world. It appears early in the spring and is fo und on rocks along...

Seaweed Butter

Seaweed infuses butter beautifully. The algae transforms as the cream tames the minerally, salty and even iodine flavors that seaweed can...

Spring Porcinis & Snow Melt

“Spring arrives with death still on her.” The Book of Difficult Fruit by Kate Lebo I had hoped to spend January through March surveying...

The Fertile Void

Happy 2022 from the intertidal zone, a cove off Richardson Bay, which makes up San Francisco Bay, the largest estuary of the Pacific...

Fire and Rain

We just had our first Wild Food Camp in Alaska and it was a rollicking adventure. Kachemak Bay is so stunningly beautiful that it never...

Seaweed, Seed & Nut Bread

This is a super simple bread recipe that’s gluten free and has lots of protein and fiber. I took it from this website- and then add...

Seaweed Kimchi

If you find yourself with a stash of dry seaweed, a great way to use it is to make kimchi. This is a ubiquitous fermented condiment in...

Seaweed Pasta

Seaweed is being touted as "the new kale." And a little while back, kale was the new spinach. So keeping with the green-hued culinary...

Dashi Broth

Dashi is a simple, subtle and fragrant broth usually made from Kombu seaweed and bonito, a tuna-like fish that is smoked and then shaved...

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