Stings so good

Sure, Stare at Cherry Blossoms—But It’s Also Nettle Season!

The prolific, weedy plant is a great foraging entry point. Also, here's a recipe.

04/12/2021 By Stefan Milne

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Herschell Taghap's Go-To Dim Sum Recipe, Day or Night

Stuffed eggplant is the sleeper hit of Sunday morning, but totally holds up for dinner.

03/26/2021 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

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Recipe: Herschell Taghap’s Sawsawan Sauce Is a Sour Punch in the Face

Filipino cuisine balances sour and savory, often with critical assist from a dipping sauce known as Sawsawan. It’s also deceptively simple to make.

01/28/2021 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

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Herschell Taghap’s Simple Saba Shio Recipe

Bring the Japanese neighborhood bar vibes home with the PNW’s other oily fish.

12/31/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

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Herschell Taghap’s Thanksgiving Week Clam Chowder Recipe

Making stuffing this week? The prep list for this classic soup has a surprising amount of crossover.

11/23/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

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Herschell Taghap’s “Good Impression” Kare Kare

A version of the classic stew delicious enough to bring to the friends who you call family.

10/30/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

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Herschell Taghap’s Kinda-Sorta Chicken Piccata Recipe

An Italian classic, remade with Sichuan peppercorns.

09/29/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

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Herschell Taghap’s Kimchi Buta Yaki Udon Procures Comfort from the Freezer

Pork belly, noodles, and kimchi make memorable weeknight dinners happen.

08/24/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Cure Your Own Salmon

Because why the hell not?

07/09/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Properly Grill Vegetables

Skip the skewers.

07/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

This Potato and Beet Salad Can Be a Main Course

A riff on a North German staple is actually quite nice in the Seattle summer.

06/24/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

A Very Spring Asparagus Dish to Cook Now

Asparagus, anchovies, poached eggs, some edible flowers. Get to it.

05/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

Forget Focaccia—Make Flatbreads

It is the easiest way to constantly have very fresh bread in your house.

05/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Make That Mushroom Toast You Loved in Restaurants

Mushrooms with cream over toast has been a sort of Seattle staple.

05/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

It Is Time to Start Pickling and Fermenting

Pickling is easy as hell and a good way to preserve vegetables between infrequent shopping trips.

05/01/2020 By Stefan Milne

Truss Issues

Roasting a Chicken Is Not About Perfection

It’s about simple comfort.

04/24/2020 By Stefan Milne

Yeast Mode

Is Now the Time to Brew Your Own Kombucha?

With just a little coaxing, the tart drink basically makes itself.

04/23/2020 By Sam Luikens

Quarantine Cuisine

Tricks to Make Storage Vegetables Taste Good

Beets, cabbage, carrots, daikon—cooked right they can go stem-to-stem with delicate spring greens.

04/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

Things I Learned Cooking Restaurant Staff Meals

Cooking family meals for a restaurant staff is a course in culinary MacGyvering.

04/10/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Revive Your Takeout Leftovers

Old fries, curry, a burger—they can be saved. Just step away from the microwave.

04/03/2020 By Stefan Milne