Pacific Fresh

Author: Maryana Vollstedt
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452123639
Release Date: 2012-12-14
Genre: Cooking

With its practical emphasis on simple, delicious fare; fresh, healthful ingredients; and nearly 200 recipes with a West Coast flair, Pacific Fresh: Great Recipes from the West Coast is sure to become a favorite of home cooks. From such savory starters as Roasted Red Pepper Crostini to seafood classics, like Dungeness Crab Cakes, or tempting desserts, such as Baked Pears in Wine with Chocolate Sauce, Pacific Fresh offers a full range of flavorful, easy-to-make dishes for every course, every meal, every taste in one accessible book.

Good Fish

Author: Becky Selengut
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 9781570618215
Release Date: 2011-04-05
Genre: Cooking

It can be intimidating to shop for seafood. You wonder if it's healthy for you, you worry about whether it's overfished and whether it's caught in ways that harm other species or the environment. Making smart seafood choices has never been more confusing or more important for the planet and our health. Chef and seafood advocate Becky Selengut knows from good fish, and in a voice that's informed but down-to-earth, she untangles the morass surrounding seafood today. From shellfish to finfish to littlefish, fifteen good fish are featured, and the accompanying seventy-five recipes will appeal to a wide range of home cooks: from beginners, to busy parents trying to put a healthy weeknight meal on the table, to the more adventurous who want to create special-occasion dishes. Sommelier April Pogue provides wine pairings for each recipe. Good Fish is an invaluable resource for anyone living on the Pacific Coast. Chef Becky Selengut is an advocate for seafood sustainability and seasonal, regional cuisine. Her writing has been featured in Seattle Homes and Lifestyles and Edible Seattle magazines. She lives in Seattle.

Off the Hook

Author: DL. Acken
Publisher: Touchwood Editions
ISBN: 1771512768
Release Date: 2018-06-05
Genre: Cooking

Fresh, fast, and delicious, this is the quintessential recipe collection of West Coast flavours for seafood lovers everywhere.

Pacific Feast

Author: Jennifer Hahn
Publisher: Skipstone
ISBN: 159485405X
Release Date: 2010-10-05
Genre: House & Home

CLICK HERE to download a sample recipe from Pacific Feast * Features more than 60 recipes from some of the Pacific Coast's best chefs, including David Tanis, Maria Hines, Dustin Clark, Kirsten Dixon, and Tom Douglas * Accessible and inspiring, Pacific Feast will appeal to home cooks and nature lovers alike * Conveys a strong conservation and sustainability message throughout the recipes and stories Once thought to be the stuff of back-to-the-landers, foraging has become a gourmet pastime, and there are a growing number of wild-food classes in which experts teach hungry folks how to spot the "food at our feet." Especially fortunate are those of us who live along the Pacific Coast -- from Southern California to Puget Sound to Anchorage -- where the climate provides many a delicacy in our wild (and not so wild) spaces. Pacific Feast shares expert advice on how to identify the good eats, harvest responsibly, and create delicious meals with your finds. Author Jennifer Hahn provides detailed field notes on more than 40 species, including where to find them, which parts are edible, and their best culinary uses. In addition to the delectable recipes from well-known coastal chefs, readers will also appreciate Hahn's intimate stories of reveling in nature's bounty and Mac Smith's lush identification photographs. With more than 25 years of wilderness travel under her boots and kayak hull--including thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from northern California to Canada and kayaking solo from Ketchikan, Alaska to Washington--writer Jennifer Hahn relies on wild harvesting to keep her pack and kayak light. Jennifer's favorite foraged lunch is sea urchin, nori seaweed, and "goose tongue" leaves. She lives in Bellingham, Washington with her potter husband, Chris Moench. To learn more, visit the authors website at www.pacificfeast.com

Salmon

Author: Diane Morgan
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452148502
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Cooking

Salmon is the third-most consumed seafood in North America, not only for its exceptional flavor and versatility, but for its undeniable health benefits. Rich in Omega-3s, it's a rich protein source for those looking to eat healthier, consume less meat, or transitioning to a paleo or pescatarian diet. Salmon features 45 recipes showcasing the best ways to prepare this luscious, accessible fish. Acclaimed author Diane Morgan has crafted a go-to reference for home cooks who want to add more creative preparations of salmon to their repertoire. Recipes include all savory meal occasions—appetizers, dinner, pizza, brunch, and more—providing inspiration for healthy eaters and fish lovers alike.

Crab

Author: Cynthia Nims
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 9781632170743
Release Date: 2016-11-08
Genre: Cooking

If you dream about perfectly prepared crab cakes, steamed Dungeness straight from the shell, or lightly coated soft-shell blue crabs, this is your cookbook. Culinary expert Cynthia Nims offers 50 delicious ways to love crab--whether it's Dungeness, Alaskan king, and snow crab from the West Coast or blue and stone crab from the East. Pulled from your own crab pot or sourced at the local fishmonger, crab is always wild and brings a sweet taste of the sea to every bite. Beyond the recipes, Nims offers background on crab species, information about seasonal harvest and sport crabbing, and plenty of kitchen tips to make the most out of crab. Pass the crab crackers!

Sunset Eating Up the West Coast

Author: Brigit Binns
Publisher: Sunset
ISBN: 0376083131
Release Date: 2015-04-28
Genre: Cooking

Sunset Magazine and cookbook author and Road Foodie blogger Brigit Binns team up to take readers on a mouthwatering tour along scenic highways and picturesque back roads of the Pacific coast. Brigit and her trusty canine companion, Stella, make their way up the region in four bites--Southern California, Northern California, Oregon, and Washington--discovering local eateries, dives, and cafes that showcase the true flavors of each region. More than 125 delicious and authentic recipes fill the pages of this part cookbook, part delicious journey, along with tales from owners, patrons, and employees that bring each restaurant's and region's personality to light. Impeccable full color photography also graces the pages, taking readers both inside these landmark gems and outside to the surrounding scenery. Sunset's Eating Up the West Coast is a discovery guide for anyone who loves to eat great local food and venture off the beaten path.

Isabel s Cantina

Author: Isabel Cruz
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: UTEXAS:059173030899314
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Cooking

A self-taught chef and successful restaurateur shares more than one hundred of her signature tasty and healthful recipes, presenting a wide variety of dishes inspired by both Latin and Asian culinary traditions that include salads, soups, main courses, side dishes, desserts, drinks, salsas, and sauces. 20,000 first printing.

The California Seafood Cookbook

Author: Isaac Cronin
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781628731576
Release Date: 2011-10-01
Genre: Cooking

First published in 1983, The California Seafood Cookbook has sold 128,000 copies—and counting! This beautiful encyclopedic guide to seafood cooking is complete with 150 recipes emphasizing simplicity, fresh ingredients, and ethnic and regional tastes, as well as an innovative approach to the infinite possibilities of this popular cuisine. The seventy-five species portraits and the illustrated techniques will prove useful to cooks and seafood lovers. Fully half the featured species are found in Gulf, Pacific, and Atlantic waters, and each recipe suggests appropriate alternative fish and shellfish from other regions.

My Portugal

Author: George Mendes
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781613127223
Release Date: 2014-10-07
Genre: Cooking

In My Portugal, George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin-starred Aldea, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwater­ing recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country. The collection balances Mendes’s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic Seared Shrimp, with his takes on classic Portuguese dishes, such as Salt, Cod, Potato, and Egg Casserole; Mozambique Shrimp and Okra with Piri Piri; Eggs Baked with Peas, Linguiça, and Bacon; Butter Cookies; and more. His stories illustrate the wealth of culinary resources in Portugal—fresh seafood, savory meats, and crisp vegetables. With delicious recipes and stunning photographs of the country, My Portugal takes the reader on an unforgettable journey.

Seaweeds of the Pacific Coast

Author: Jennifer Mondragon
Publisher:
ISBN: UCSD:31822031928211
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Marine algae

This all color field guide describes 136 species of seaweed that occur from Alaska to nothern Baja California. For each species there is one or more color photos. The narrative includes a brief description, goegraphical range and notes on natural history. Also included are sections on uses for seaweed, collecting and photographing seaweeds.

The Big Book of Casseroles

Author: Maryana Vollstedt
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452123608
Release Date: 2012-10-19
Genre: Cooking

Bubbling cheese, golden bread crumbs, tender vegetables, and succulent meats - what's not to like about casseroles? Comfort food just doesn't get any cozier, or more convenient. Now, thanks to Maryana Vollstedt, busy cooks don't have to call up Mom in order to make delicious one-dish meals for family and friends. The Big Book of Casseroles boasts over 250 recipes (including low-fat and vegetarian dishes), plus handy planning, freezing, and storage tips. For hot-from-the-oven dinners equally at home in the dining room or on the kitchen table, cooks need look no further than The Big Book of Casseroles, because serious comfort food never goes out of style.

Pike Place Public Market Seafood Cookbook

Author: Braiden Rex-Johnson
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607743774
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Cooking

For close to 100 years, Seattle'¬?s Pike Place Public Market has been a favorite destination for food-loving locals and tourists alike. Packed with stalls offering the best quality and selection of fish found on the West Coast, restaurants serving up Pacific Northwest cuisine, and culinary shops of every persuasion, the market is a fish-lover'¬?s paradise. In this colorful gift edition cookbook, best-selling author Braiden Rex-Johnson shares shopping tips, cooking techniques, mail-order sources, and more than 50 recipes for fish and shellfish from the chefs, restaurateurs, and fishmongers who represent the market community. Filled with candid, colorful photos, the PIKE PLACE PUBLIC MARKET SEAFOOD COOKBOOK is the perfect gift for any seafood-loving soul and a great souvenir to bring the best of the market home. A full-color, gift edition seafood cookbook from Seattle'¬?s Pike Place Public Market, including 50 recipes and 50 vibrant photographs of the market'¬?s people, sites, and seafood. Features information on sustainable fisheries and preservation. Includes a brief history of the Pike Place Public Market. Recipe highlights include Broiled Halibut with Sundried Tomato Tapenade; Balsamic Glazed Salmon; Mussels Proven?†al; Shellfish Risotto; and such simple, tasty sauces as Champagne Sauce, Simple Soy Glaze, and classic Romesco. From the Hardcover edition.