ONE OF A KIND
“And she can cook, too!” reads the headline of the Des Moines Register, referring to Alaska governor and 2008 vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
As the newspaper reports, the emergence of Mrs. Palin as running mate of Republican presidential nominee John McCain “sent jour nalists digging through their archives to see what if anything they had ever published about her.
“The first mention we can find in the Register of a Sarah Palin from Wasilla, Alaska, was in a June 2002 article about the arrival in Des Moines of Copper River salmon from Alaska.”
That 2002 story, wouldn’t you know, included Mrs. Palin’s recipe for Sweet and Saucy Grilled Salmon, the tasty secret apparently lying in her measured pours and pinches of brown sugar, mustard, molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg, apple cider vinegar, dried minced onions, dried bell pepper, and Worcestershire sauce.