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.

Wild Mushroom Season: How to Cook Chanterelles

The garlic, parsley and butter are meeting their oldest pal, the wild mushroom, who has been away, in the deepest woods. 

Symphony in Green: The way Beans were meant to be

If you make them well and nimbly, they will sit brilliantly at your own table and disappear, just as fries might.

Indulge: Whipped Cream every Morning (No, Really)

Whipped, it is in truth not much cream. A pint will last easily a week. Whipped cream is the present. A perfect present tense, in the proper place.

It was 50 Years Ago Today: When Watergate Became “Watergate”

And now, of course, we are, 50 years later, riveted by the Stealgate hearings.

Remembering John Aylward. Fondly.

Someone suggested we call John Aylward, who was currently a star actor at the Seattle Repertory Theater. John accepted without pause.

Recipes: Asparagus in the Short Spring

It is wonderful now, but it will not be near as good in the middle of summer. This is its time, spring.

Early Days: Local Asparagus with Risotto

The asparagus of early spring, 2022.

Russell Wilson No Longer Has to Carry the Whole Damn Team

Russ bailed them out but he got very tired of it.

Pasta in Winter, With a Little Bitterness from Rapini

Serve with extra grated cheese and the rest of the bread crumbs and fresh pepper and a last line of olive oil. The treat of winter bitters.

Gift of Age: Reading With Almost Perfect Clarity

I can read almost perfectly. I can walk into Proust and be more pleased in a moment than had I won a thousand awards. I can hear a pop song, "Midnight Train to Georgia," and tell my son, it must have been wonderful to write the lyrics -- "I would rather live in his world than live without him in mine."

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