Soups & Stews

Puget Sound Mussel Chowder

Who can resist a bowl of chowder on a cold winter day?

Zarzuela (Spain)

serves 4 | start to finish: 40 minutes…

Bouillabaisse (France)

Serves 4 | start to finish: 1 hour, 10 minutes
[twocolumns]for the stew…

Cioppino (Italy)

serves 4 | start to finish 1 hour…

Basic Fish Mixture

3/4 pound mussels, cleaned and bearded
3/4 pound clams
1/2 pound shrimp, in their shells
1 large cooked crab, cleaned and cracked
1 pound halibut, or other firm white fish, cut into 4 pieces…


Holly Smith’s interpretation of brodetto is a simplified but elegant version of the traditional seafood stew. The acidity from verjus keeps the cream-based soup light, enhancing the natural sweetness of the seafood….

Morel Mushroom French Onion Soup

Recipe from Travis Kukull, Gastropod

Serves: 10 | start to finish: 60 minutes…

Kani (Crab) Nabe

Kani (Crab) Nabe

This crab nabe is two dishes in one: add steamed rice to the leftover soup broth and the result is a savory rice porridge called kani-zosui…

Sorghum: The Versatile Grain You’ll Fall For

In our kitchen, the cooler months beg for pantry items that are versatile. I often find myself hunkering down a bit more than usual in the winter, as many of us do in Seattle, relying on old standbys like soups and stews, homemade bread, and roasted vegetables.

Lemongrass Soup with Rhubarb and Radishes

Serves 6 | start to finish: 25 minutes

Spring ingredients liven up this traditional Thai soup. Chopped pieces of local rhubarb soften and melt into the broth…

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