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Traditional Recipe: Tyotkas Fry Bread for a Crowd

Thank you to the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s Tyotkas Elders Center for sharing their recipe with us!
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Recipe: Skillet Sausage and Rice

This simple recipe is inspired by the dish the Food and Nutrition Services team prepared for ANMC patients using CIRI’s donation of moose sausage from ...
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Recipe: Seafood Chowder

Warm up with this delectable seafood chowder featuring halibut, salmon and clams.
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Recipe: Whipped Wild Alaska Berry Dessert

Thank you to CIRI Shareholder Sonita Cleveland for sharing her recipe with us!
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Peroke—Fish Pie

Thank you to CIRI Shareholder Alexis Colberg-Nelissen for sharing her recipe with us!
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Recipe: Salmon Spread

Submitted by CIRI Shareholders Darla and Nikki Graham.
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Recipe: Moose Soup

Perfect for winter, this cozy soup uses fridge and pantry staples you likely already have on hand. If you do not have moose meat, feel ...
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Recipe: Lasagna with Moose Bolognese

This recipe is inspired by the people of Tyonek, Alaska, and the Tyonek Tribal Conservation District’s Tyonek Grown program.
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Recipe: Two Sisters Salmon Chowder

Chowder is the ultimate food. It’s a meal all by itself, or serve with bread or a green salad.
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Recipe: Fireweed Jelly

This recipe was originally published in the Raven’s Circle and online in September 2018. It remains one of CIRI’s most visited webpages!
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Recipe: Herbed Garlic Potatoes

As the author wrote about this recipe, “These potatoes fit any kind of meal, from fancy to burgers—and everyone asks for the recipe.” 
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Recipe: Cranberry Nut Bread

Adapted from “Grandma’s Recipes: An Alaska Native Traditional Food Cookbook for Assisted Living Homes” by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.
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Recipe: Turkey Pot Pie

As the author wrote about this recipe, “The perfect way to enjoy leftover roast turkey. A creamy filling loaded with turkey and veggies is tucked ...
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Recipe: Moose Burgers

As the author wrote about this recipe, “If you can’t find moose meat or don’t have any local hunters you can approach, you can always ...
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Recipe: Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

As the author wrote about this recipe, “These are the best soft chocolate chip cookies. No chilling required; just ultra-thick, soft, classic chocolate chip cookies.”
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Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumb Bars

As the author wrote about this recipe, “These bars have an irresistible crumb topping and a gooey fruit filling. It’s the perfect dessert to make ...
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Recipe: Smokey Moose Meatballs

As the author wrote about this recipe, “If you don’t live in Alaska, never fear—you can use ground beef in this recipe with great results.”
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Recipe: Creamy Salmon Pasta and Spinach

As the author wrote about this recipe, “Simple yet impressive, this is a perfect recipe for a date night at home."
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Recipe: Glowing Green Smoothie

As the author wrote about this recipe, “Vegan and packed full of healthy ingredients, this smoothie is filling enough for breakfast or great as an ...
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Recipe: Russian Tea

This warm, spiced, shelf-stable beverage mix is popular in Alaska and makes a great gift!
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Recipe: Cinnamon Toast French Toast

As the author wrote about this recipe, ““Piles of buttery, cinnamon and caramelized sugar-crusted toast fan out in a pan before absorbing a simple vanilla ...
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Recipe: Easy Apple Crisp

This easy apple crisp is made the old-fashioned way, like grandma used to make.
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Recipe: Rhubarb BBQ Sauce

As the author wrote about this recipe, “Use to baste chicken, ribs, pork chops, or seafood on the grill, make pulled pork in the slow ...
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Recipe: Grilled Corn on the Cob

This easy, crowd-pleasing summer recipe is perfect for your next outdoor barbecue.
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Recipe: Blueberry and Honey-Yogurt Popsicles

As the author wrote about this recipe,“If you prefer tart and tangy to overtly sweet, skip the honey and add more lemon juice."
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Recipe: Quick Fruit and Nut Bread

As the author wrote about this recipe, “We serve this bread many ways, but I love to slather on a cream cheese-honey spread and fresh ...
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Recipe: Zucchini Brownies

As the author wrote about this recipe, “The zucchini naturally holds water, which releases as it bakes, giving the brownies that fudgy texture that many ...
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Traditional Recipe: Seal Soup

This traditional seal soup recipe is courtesy of the Alaska Native Medical Center.
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Recipe: Herbed Gnocchi and Mushrooms for Two

As the author wrote about this recipe, “What makes this dinner for two stand out is how everything comes together (spoiler alert: fast and easy!), ...
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Recipe: Best Homemade Hot Chocolate

As the author wrote about this recipe, “This rich and creamy hot chocolate has intense chocolate flavor and is super easy to make.”
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Recipe: Cranberry-Orange Sauce

As the author wrote about this recipe, “Fresh homemade cranberry sauce is a cinch to make. This version is flavored with orange juice and orange ...
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Recipe: Pumpkin Soup

As the author wrote about this recipe, “Roasting the pumpkin is the only part of this recipe that takes any length of time. And once ...
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Recipe: Rhubarb Coffee Cake

As the author wrote about this recipe, “This tender coffee cake is studded with tart bites of rhubarb and topped with a thin and crispy ...
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Recipe: Brown Sugar and Bacon Baked Beans

As the author wrote about this recipe, “These baked beans are semi-homemade and the perfect blend of sweet, savory and smoky.”
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Recipe: Broccoli-Bacon Salad

As the author wrote about this recipe, “If you like bacon, you’ll love this refreshing salad – it’s a great way to consume bacon in ...
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Recipe: Berry-Vanilla Crescent Rolls

As the author wrote about this recipe,“Beautiful, sweet, fruity, aromatic and easy are just a few words to describe this delicious pastry. It’s the perfect ...
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Recipe: Raspberry Sorbet

Submitted by Raven’s Circle reader Nate Teague. As the author wrote about this recipe, “A delicious, refreshing sorbet full of yummy raspberries. Serve on its ...
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Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Cakes for Two

As the author wrote about this recipe, “This kind of cake is one of my favorites. It makes no apologies for being all about the ...
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Recipe: Super Bowl Dips

Enjoy these shareholder-submitted recipes for Salmon Spread and Hot Sausage Dip.
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Recipe: Crunchy Caramel Popcorn

As the author wrote about this recipe,“The best caramel popcorn is a two-part process: making stovetop caramel sauce and then baking the coated popcorn in ...
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Recipe: Russian Tea Cakes

This recipe for Russian tea cakes was submitted by CIRI shareholder Bernadene Henrie of Anchorage.
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Recipe: Blueberry Cheesecakes for an Alaska Epic-nic

Submitted by Raven’s Circle reader Tammy Ann Thompson of Anchorage, this recipe took first place at the Blueberry Creations Contest at the 2017 Alyeska Resort ...
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Recipe: Salmon Chowder

As the author wrote about this recipe, “It’s rich, smoky and comforting. It’s our ‘Left Coast’ answer to New England clam chowder.”
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Recipe: Indian Fry Bread

Indian Fry Bread is a Native American quick bread that’s fried and served either on its own, drizzled with honey, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar, or ...
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Recipe: Hearty Cabbage Soup

This recipe for hearty cabbage soup was from late CIRI shareholder Irene White’s personal collection. It originally appeared in the 2003 edition of the Ninilchik ...
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Recipe: Rhubarb Cake

This recipe for Susie's rhubarb cake was from late CIRI shareholder Edna Steik's personal collection.
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Recipe: Moose Meat Perok

Recreate the recipe used at the CIRI and The CIRI Foundation Friendship Potlatches each fall.
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