Designing the Perfect Plate

Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two or a winter soiree among friends, a delicious meal in a beautiful atmosphere can warm up a cold, dark Alaska night. Hosting a meal complete with multiple courses and a beautiful centerpiece may sound daunting, but with a little...

Reclaimed

Kodiak Island is hard on buildings. Wood rots. Metal rusts. Rain finds the leaks. Freight is expensive. People here reuse for economy and practicality, like the shipping containers repurposed as storage sheds and offices around town. Sometimes the act of adapting...

Not Your Grandma’s Kitchen

The Alaska kitchen is a problematic space. Kitchens tend to be the room where families, friends and guests gather to share food and conversation—but many Anchorage kitchens are too dark, too cramped and often oddly shaped. These are the most common complaints K&W...

Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Soup

  A quick and easy, yet powerfully flavorful, soup can be made with a handful of ingredients and a blender. If you’re strapped for time or resources, use canned roasted peppers, or take the time to roast your own and fill the kitchen with their intoxicating...