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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Peter Miller

Peter Miller is an architect and the proprietor of Peter Miller Books in Pioneer Square. His book "How to Wash the Dishes" written with wife Colleen has just been published.

Pizza From The Restaurant Made Better At Home

You live where mushrooms live -- use them, they are a brilliance only a fool should ignore. If the porcini are $50/pound, buy $10 worth, it is a fortune. Same for morels, or chanterelles. Or matsutake. Sauté them on the side, in a small sauté pan, with parsley and garlic and such. Few pizza places will use such mushrooms, for they are expensive, fragile and, for the most part, their brilliance is lost on the audience.

Cooking Fresh At Home: Late Spring Vegetables And Morels With Pasta

It is the fresh broccoli and the spring garlic, on one hand, green and proud. And the muddy, earthy, sweaty morels from the damaged spring wetlands, on the other.

Cooking Smart: A Better Way to Wash Dishes

Wash up continuously, not just after the meal. And use a small bowl.

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