Soups & Stews

Creamy Red Pepper Seafood Chowder

This is not your grandmother’s family chowder recipe. Creamy, buttery cod and scallops are complimented well by a kick of cayenne spice and paprika…

Spring Vegetable and Chickpea Minestrone

This hearty spring soup can be a delicious start to a meal or a whole meal in itself. A nod to the Palouse region of our state, it features Pacific Northwest–grown chickpeas, which give the soup its heft…

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…