Cook's Adventures

April 21, 2015 9:00 PM
Hit the water with just the right mix of timing, skill and tools
December 19, 2014 6:41 PM
January is the quietest month for a Northwest forager. The mushrooms and berries of fall are but a memory, and most spring greens are still...
December 4, 2014 4:54 PM
Two years ago today, Meeru Dhalwala opened her high-end Indian restaurant Shanik (SHAW-nick) in South Lake Union to a swarm of...
October 20, 2014 5:09 PM
No, it’s not a new dance craze.Starting right around Labor Day and continuing into the new year, the inner bays of Puget Sound are host to...
August 15, 2014 10:21 PM
This is a traditional dish made by matsutake hunters while in the woods. A cast iron pot is perfect for cooking it, whether indoors or out...
August 15, 2014 10:16 PM
In the early 1990s, the Central Cascades of Oregon saw a feverish moment of fortune-seeking, reminiscent of the Klondike a century earlier...
huckleberries foraging in seattle magazine
June 9, 2014 10:27 PM
Never eat red berries. Did you hear this as a kid? Abide by it still? If so, like many a Northwesterner, you’re missing out on one of our...
cocktails in seattle elderflower seattle magazine
April 15, 2014 8:42 PM
Last year, I had an experience familiar to many a lazy mushroom hunter. I hit the snooze button one too many times and when I finally hit...
salmon head curry recipe langdon cook seattle magazine
February 12, 2014 12:24 AM
I’m a big fan of nose-to-tail eating, and this is especially important with a fish as good as spring chinook, so take a look at this recipe...
best places to fish in seattle langdon cook seattle magazine
February 12, 2014 12:07 AM
March is the time to plan a pilgrimage in honor of Northwest royalty. Spring-run chinook salmon—known as spring kings, or springers—are...
December 17, 2013 6:59 PM
In the spirit of another new year (and that endless drumbeat of time), I offer a few resolutions for the would-be wild-food forager (and...
October 17, 2013 6:07 PM
You’re in a trendy Seattle restaurant—or even a sleepy seaside café out in the boondocks, for that matter—and a steaming bowl of Manila...
September 11, 2013 11:01 PM
Jeremy Faber bangs on my door a little after 5 a.m. at the end of May, on a day that promises temperatures in the 70s. “Bring a down jacket...
September 3, 2013 6:05 PM
We're loving all the attention Seattle Magazine Cook's Adventure's columnist, Fat of the Land blogger and author Langdon Cook's new book is...
August 12, 2013 10:13 PM
The golden chanterelle just may be the favorite foraged food of Pacific Northwesterners. Our forests are loaded with chanterelles, and even...
June 17, 2013 8:37 PM
If you want to see what summer salmon season once looked like in Seattle, walk our local beaches this July and August. You’ll find anglers...