Set the Net

Recipes and snapshots of life in Bristol Bay, AK

When I open my freezer or visit my pantry this time of year, I’m acutely aware that the subsistence bounty we harvested here in Bristol Bay is tangible proof of a life well led. Moose roasts wrapped in butcher paper, spruce grouse breasts sliced thin, ready for breakfast, greens blanched, halibut portioned out carefully, and …

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Just when I think the darkness of winter will never lift, the daylight begins to grow longer and citrus season is here. I couldn’t believe it when these gorgeous clementines showed up in our small rural grocery store. I had to buy them – and buy them all I did. It’s the little things. The …

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