River Revolutionary

When you grow up fishing for salmon on Northern California’s Klamath River, where I was raised, you often hear the name “Billy Frank Jr.”...

Edible Seasonals: Carrots

When I see bunches of carrots, feathery green plumes intact, piled high at the farmers’ market, I’m reminded of famed Argentine chef Francis Mallmann’s comparison: Carrots are like quiet, often unnoticed but secretly remarkable children....

How to Shuck an Oyster

By the dozens, shucked and nestled into beds of shaved ice or coarse salt, oysters in their natural state are a sight to behold and a delight to savor. Here are two different ways to shuck an oyster....