A Cache of Recipes

For centuries, elevated wooden platforms were used to protect dried fish and game meat from bears, wolverines, and other animals. Borrowing this Native tradition, many Alaskan pioneers constructed a storage cabin on stilts, or "cache," even before building a place to live.

Over the years we have published three versions of our cookbook, A Cache of Recipes. As each season brings new cooks and new ingredients to work with our recipes evolve. This year, with our cookbook inventory dwindling, we decided to go digital. 

Throughout the summer, we’ll feature new recipes on our website, slowly adding to our online archive. We hope you enjoy our new cache of recipes!

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Sweet and tangy ribs that fall off the bone with every bite. This Asiatic dish goes great with coconut rice and grilled bok choy. 

Filed In: Dinner

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August is berry season in Alaska. What could be better than blueberries fresh from the bush making their way into a delicious breakfast treat?

Filed In: Breakfast

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Our chefs took inventory one morning and found an excess of lentils (already cooked for that evening’s veggie burgers) and a plethora of almonds. Created out of convenience, this spread has become one of our most popular sandwich toppings. 

Filed In: Lunch

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Housemade granola is such a satisfying treat. A mouthwatering aroma fills the kitchen as it bakes. This always makes a great gift, and you can customize it by adding dried fruits of your choice.

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Part of the original “A Cache of Recipes” cookbook from the kitchens of Camp Denali & North Face Lodge, our rhubarb custard pie continues to delight guests (and staff!). 

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Our rendition of au gratin potatoes relies on root vegetables grown in Alaska in August and September. Using a variety of root vegetables adds a lot of subtle flavors that are missing when just using potatoes.

Filed In: Dinner