These beet-pickled eggs got the beat

Here’s a favorite recipe that celebrates both Alaska’s sweet beets and the wide variety of eggs you can find in town, if you know where to look

a donut sitting next to a place of black fermented whale

Alaska village-style doughnuts

Flour, sugar and oil came to Alaska Native communities with contact. Doughnuts and fry bread were then adopted and adapted as Alaska Native traditional foods. They aren’t all that healthy, but they are what celebrations taste like.