Cook's Adventures

December 4, 2014 4:54 PM
Crickets, a takeout market and how our most upscale Indian eatery is offering more than food
October 20, 2014 5:09 PM
August 15, 2014 10:21 PM
August 15, 2014 10:16 PM
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...
Langdon Cook porcini mushroom foraging
May 13, 2013 7:18 PM
The Italians call them porcini—little pigs—now the accepted term of commerce for a group of meaty, sought-after mushrooms in the bolete...
miners lettuce
March 18, 2013 11:52 PM
A millworker’s discovery of shiny trace metals in the Sierra foothills set off the California Gold Rush in 1848. Within a year, the...
oregon white truffles langdon cook
January 28, 2013 8:00 AM
I should have known this wouldn’t be a typical food festival. There were dogs everywhere: riding the Hilton Eugene elevators, pacing the...
October 17, 2012 10:20 PM
1. Mushroom knife: The Marttiini mushroom knife from Finland is a good length for mushrooms; the handle is neon yellow, making it easy to...
August 14, 2012 10:08 PM
Beginning around Labor Day, I’ll be heading into the mountains to go lobster hunting. Say what? I’m in search of a crustacean of the woods...