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Celebrating Native art

...Anderson. In the contemporary category, the winners are: Best of Show- "Cedar Bark Hat Box" by Merle Anderson; 1st Place, "Crisco Berry Surprise" by Corey Stein; 2nd Place, "Cycle of Life" by Chloe French; and 3rd Place, "Raven and the Beauty of...
Thanksgiving in Alaska is best of both worlds

...addition to akutaq - the rural Alaska treat made from whipped Crisco, sugar and berries. Turkeys have replaced swans as the, Ann Edwards said. They make akutaq the normal way - Crisco, sugar and berries - then add a boiled, boned pike. And it's...
Real food in the recipe box

...than from another woman's hand. How oleo banished butter and Crisco became king. She made concessions to the empire of prepared...grandmother's food traditions as she was. But, truth be told, Crisco has been dethroned in our house, and margarine lost out to...

...cheaply and with better shelf life - they put the flakiness in flakey pie crusts, and Americans baked with them in the form of Crisco (also now free of trans fats) for generations.But there are lots of alternatives, and companies simply had to test their...
On parents and making rhubarb pies

...than music." Anyway, I probably shouldn't tell you this, but when I make pie crust, I use a combination of butter and Crisco, and I keep it cold. I mix the fat with the flour until I have a grainy meal, then I slowly add tiny bits of ice-cold apple...
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Mixing old and new; do traditions still hold true?

...seventh-graders at Dzantik'i Heeni, are comparing the insulating properties of down feathers and blubber. They substituted Crisco for the blubber, and were going to put both feathers and "blubber" in makeshift plastic gloves before immersing them in ice...
Juneau resident shares grandmother's recipe

...recipe. It is a tried and true recipe handed down to me after the wedding. Italian cream cake 1 stick butter or oleo ½ cup Crisco 2 cups sugar 5 eggs (separated) 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups sifted flour 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 can coconut...
Juneauites share chum sticks recipe

...batter. "Next, cut your chum into strips about 4 inches long and an inch square. Pat dry, dip in batter, then deep fry in Crisco or peanut oil at 375 degrees until golden brown. "Chum sticks are great just like this, but our children like to skewer them...
Food on its way to villages

...donated by Fairbanks residents and Wal-Mart, included canned fruit and vegetables, plus dry goods such as sugar and flour, Crisco, Pilot bread, Top Ramen and pancake mix. Rep. Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, spearheaded the food drive for Kotlik and other...


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