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Growing up in Alaska, it never occurred to me to hunt fish from their side of the surface.  I'm a huge fan of breathing, and being underwater has ruined the experience for me every time.  So, when Tamasese expressed an interest in spearfishing in the cold north Pacific I immediately volunteered to be the designated driver. I pondered offering my services as a dive buoy, but in the end we decided that I would be most useful on-shore where the risk of drowning myself and others would be minimized. Before I met Tamasese, I didn't know anyone that could dive 90 feet straight down...

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Ingredients: 1 Hughey: AKA Captain Alaska, fisherman, hunter, knower and doer of things. 1 Powell: World's fastest learner, and author of How to Out-fish an Alaskan in Ten Minutes or Less. 1 Tamasese: AKA Captain Hawaii, Fearless free diver, boat captain and previous owner of one 8 piece wetsuit. 3 Alaska Airlines tickets to Sitka, AK   Note: You can substitute your own non-vegan friends, but flavor may suffer.   Directions Gaze into your freezer, and lament the absence of salmon.  Close your eyes, concentrate, and look again.  Still nothing.  Maybe under that garbage bag full of stuffed animals that's been in the corner...

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This isn't healthy.   Not in a "oh this has 17 grams of sugar per BLAH Blah blah..." way.  It's unhealthy in a "and that's when Timmy stole grandma's motorized wheelchair to support his habit" kind of way. It's a healthy plant-based product in the same way cocaine is a healthy plant-based product, which is to say; not at all.  You've been warned. Like a lot of things you shouldn't do, it can be reproduced at home with mostly common ingredients: 4 cups brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter (melted) 8 eggs 2 lemons, juiced 4 cups blackberry juice   The hardest ingredient to get...

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Pot Roast. The name is simple, straightforward, and minimally descriptive.  A roast in a pot-what could be more simple?  Simple dishes are my favorite, not only because they are easy to prepare, but because you can taste every ingredient. The cooking method makes cheaper (tougher) cuts of meat tender, moist, and flavorful . A properly executed pot roast may be comprised of humble ingredients, but the finished product is anything but.  This one is peppery but not overly spicy, with garlic and herb infused fork-tender meat.  Humans have been gathering around hunks of roasted meat for a long time, and this recipe will remind you why.  And unlike your...

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If you have a cast iron skillet and like pizza, you're in for a treat. If you don't have a skillet, buy one now. I've made pizza on pizza stones, grills, special pizza specific pans, and plain cookie sheets.  I've eaten pizza in 9 countries (including more than a few times in Italy) and I've eaten frozen pizza, so I like to think I've experienced nearly the full spectrum of pizza. Once, I even ate a pizza with corn on it.  Shameful, I know, but such is the nature of addiction. I no longer use anything but my cast iron skillets for making...

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