• Captain Cook gingerbread 2
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    Holiday Gingerbread Village

    Here’s a classic post from 2017. Enjoy while I try to create my own gingerbread house this year! In Anchorage, Alaska, the Captain Cook Hotel displays a gingerbread village during the holidays. Chef Joe Hickel makes it from scratch every…

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    Winter Solstice

    Note: I’m running an encore blog post while I catch up with family and friends over the holidays. Earlier versions of this post appeared in the AKRWA blog and this blog.  2020 note: This year, we won’t get to celebrate…