Nome students’ culinary adventure: pickling muktuk

Here, from KTVA Alaska.


It’s a home economics lesson you’ll only find in Alaska.

“It’s fun,” said Sadie Ellison, smiling. “I like the feeling and how it’s all oily.”

On a Friday in early October, Nome Elementary School fifth graders spent their afternoon wielding ulus and cutting up muktuk.

“Muktuk is kind of a fishy, acquired taste,” Tom Gray described.

“I’m not a big fan of it, but it’s okay,” said Sadie, turning up her nose.

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