DeLaurenti Specialty Food and Wine, a cornerstone of Pike Place Market’s specialty food scene, has released its very own cookbook to the delight of the culinary landmark’s longtime fans. Specializing in hard to find ingredients, cheeses, meats and a complete selection of wines from around the world, DeLaurenti opened on the corner of First Avenue and […]

How a Surface Parking Lot Will Become the New “MarketFront.” Learn more at our next public meeting on Aug. 23 at 8 am.  Pike Place Market is preparing to complete the final piece of the Market Historic District with the addition of the Waterfront Entrance. The new “MarketFront” will transform what is now a .75 acre surface parking lot […]

There’s no better summer soup than Gazpacho with heirloom tomatoes from the farmers market. Here’s our recipe from a recent Pike Place Market community lunch in the Atrium Kitchen. Learn farm-fresh recipes and more from FREE “From Farmers to Friends and Families” cooking classes on Thursdays at 11 am and 12 pm.  Gazpacho with heirloom tomatoes Ingredients:

RIGATONI with SMOKED SALMON, KALE, and GOAT CHEESEfrom Pike Place Market Recipes by Jess ThompsonCopyright 2012 Jess Thompson, Sasquatch Books Traditionally slow smoked over an alderwood fire, Totem Smokehouse’s salmon has a dry, flaky texture that allows it to blend into the cream sauce for this relatively quick pasta dish. Makes 2 large or 4 small servings 3 […]

GRILLED STEAK AND BLUE CHEESE SALAD adapted from Cooking Light This delightful entree salad pairs summer veggies with flavorful steak and blue cheese, and gets extra freshness from an easy-to-make vinaigrette. Serves 4; easy to double for a larger dinner party 2 teaspoons chili powder ¾ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt, divided […]

Get a taste of sunshine in each kernel – the summer favorite, sweet corn, has arrived from the fields to the farm tables. Look for white, yellow and bi-color sweet corn from the farmers on Pike Place. Enjoy it grilled, steamed, or cut from the cob in salsa, relish or salads.  Sweet Corn Relish by Hannelore Sudermann | […]

The 15th annual Washington State Farmers Market Week begins August 3! Our beautiful state is home to 115 farmers markets that offer fresh, seasonal food grown by small farms in Washington. Farmers market purchases create stronger local food economies, supporting more than 1,000 unique farms. Check out the Washington State Farmers Market Association for a directory of farmers […]