Discover the foods, people, and wonders of the 49th state. Shelly and Larry Carroll and their two young sons live with one kitty, and over 30 sled dogs in Willow, Alaska. Hunting and fishing are year-round interests for the whole family. This compilation of recipes, using the bounty of the land, comes from the collections fo Shelly and Larry, as well as friends , family, and public representatives of Alaska. The flavor of the book is enhanced by the listing of historically significant events. Delicious recipes for fish and shellfish, wild game, and fruits and vegetables reflect the innovative spirit of Alaskans. Ptarmigan with Brandied Peach Glaze, Bear Tenderloin with Blackberry Sauce, Cranberry-glazed Spruce Hen, Hawaiian Caribou, and Fireweed Jelly are just a few of the almost 100 recipes used by the Carrolls and other Alaska recidents.