Greg Atkinson's In Season: Culinary Adventures of a Pacific Northwest Chef

Greg Atkinson's In Season: Culinary Adventures of a Pacific Northwest Chef




Before revitalizing the menu at Canlis restaurant, Seattle chef Greg Atkinson learned an appreciation for local ingredients and gratifying meals on lovely San Juan Island, WA. In this reissued book of essays and recipes, Greg describes his appreciation the passage of the seasons, the joys of young family life, and, of course, local food. Atkinson is a gifted and passionate writer, observant of all the senses and emotions when it comes to great meals—whether a holiday spread or a picnic on the beach. Share one truly delicious year with chef Greg Atkinson.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570619168
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Publication date: 03/11/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

GREG ATKINSON launched the dining program at the nationally acclaimed Friday Harbor House on San Juan Island and revitalized the menu at Seattle’s venerable Canlis restaurant. He is the chef/owner of the award-winning Restaurant Marché on Bainbridge Island.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Finding Myself in the Kitchen: An Introduction 1

Equipping a Cook 5


Perspectives and Spot Prawns 15

Wild Greens 22

Morels 19

Mussel Beach 36

Paschal Lamb 41

Dressing for Dinner 45

A Monster of the Deep 51

In the Rhubarb Patch 58


Blue Cheese Therapy 69

Strawberry Wars 73

South Beach Salmon 81

Heavenly Peas 87

Peaches 95

My Grandfather's Rémoulade 100

Dragonfly Corn 107

Hey! Ho! Come to the Fair 112

Blackberries 118


A House in Town 127

Sylvia's Apples 133

Waffles 138

Skagit Valley Roots 143

Chanterelles 148

Baking Bread 153

Talking Turkey 161

Poached Pears 170


The Nor'easter 181

Beach Stew 188

Oysters for Mary Frances 194

San Juan Citrus 201

Planting Seeds 207

Butter 213

In the Pantry 218

A Windy Day 224

Epilogue 229

Acknowledgments 233

Index 235

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