Northwest Cuisine: My New Series

Thrilled to announce that my first-ever self-published e-book was released earlier this week. For this initial entrée into the new realm, with The Northwest: Crab, I have revived some content from projects dating back a decade or so. The Northwest Homegrown Cookbook Series was one of the most personal projects I had [...]

2013-10-31T17:18:26+00:00October 31st, 2013|Cookbooks, Northwest Treasures, Regional Treats|

Oysters + Wine, Bliss

Back home in Seattle at Anthony's on Shilshole, the beginning line-up of wines to judge I've been in Paris nearly two weeks now and so far only indulged in oysters once. It was at a tiny, bright, delightful little spot in the Latin Quarter that I'd read about [...]

2013-05-21T20:07:47+00:00May 8th, 2013|Food and Drink, Northwest Treasures, Wines|

Sun Setting on a Seattle Icon: Le Gourmand

I was heartbroken when I first heard Bruce Naftaly's voicemail message this morning, letting me know that he and his wife and business partner Sara had decided to close Le Gourmand and Sambar in early June. I've been a card-carrying fan of Le Gourmand for many years, and of Sambar [...]

2016-10-20T20:14:10+00:00February 9th, 2012|Chefs, Northwest Treasures|

Grilled Dungeness Crab

I know weather was pretty dismal this past spring in many parts of the U.S., not the least up here in the Northwest where we brokethe kinds of records you're never too excited to hear about: the coldest April; the next-to-wettest March. So now that the last week or so [...]

2016-04-27T09:37:53+00:00July 6th, 2011|Cooking at Home, Northwest Treasures|

The Nature of Salmon: Northwest Treasure

Asparagus, tulips and salmon, oh my. It must be spring in the Northwest. Though, granted, this year's very chilly and damp spring has meant delay in the produce and flower departments, it's unlikely that the piscatorial harbinger of spring will be off its typical mid-May schedule by much. The Alaska [...]

2015-11-17T01:30:10+00:00May 12th, 2011|Northwest Treasures, Seasonal Eats|
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