Cookbook giveaway - A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus

A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus

Chef Renee Erickson is a busy and accomplished woman: she owns four Seattle-area restaurants and is a James Beard-nominated chef. Yet she managed to find the time to write a cookbook. (You can read more about Chef Erickson's restaurants and food philosophy in our author interview.) Renee will be doing various events and signings - check our events calendar.

We're delighted to offer one copy of A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus to all EYB members. Enter by clicking on the contest below. Please note that while one of the entry options is to answer a question in the comments, you must enter through Rafflecopter or your entries won't be counted. The contest ends November 3, 2014.




  • raechef1  on  10/6/2014 at 9:21 PM

    Fried scallops

  • Cattereia  on  10/6/2014 at 10:26 PM

    Spaghetti and meatballs.

  • TheSpicedLife  on  10/6/2014 at 10:29 PM

    Not sure I have a favorite, but the most mind blowing was a fish head served to me in the jungle in Thailand--I have no idea of the name or how it was prepared!

  • DKennedy  on  10/6/2014 at 10:42 PM

    Fish wrapped in crispy potato crust, served with red wine sauce.

  • Brooke1118  on  10/6/2014 at 11:11 PM

    Pecan crusted salmon.

  • cecrofts  on  10/7/2014 at 12:16 AM

    Fish tacos!

  • wwchang  on  10/7/2014 at 12:45 AM

    Broiled Black Cod - Tara Kazuzuke and Nigiri Sushi

  • wester  on  10/7/2014 at 1:57 AM

    Most mackerel dishes - for instance Japanese slow-cooked mackerel (from the River Cottage Fish book).

  • Arishell  on  10/7/2014 at 3:18 AM

    I prefer just plain fried fish.

  • Titch  on  10/7/2014 at 5:36 AM

    Haddock Pie My Mums Recipe

  • hillsboroks  on  10/7/2014 at 8:26 AM

    Hands down it has to be Dungeness crab!

  • jammydodger  on  10/7/2014 at 8:40 AM

    Steamed sea bass, with plenty of ginger and garlic

  • kayanelson  on  10/7/2014 at 8:52 AM

    Steamed mussels in a variety of sauces.

  • Kerrey  on  10/7/2014 at 9:28 AM

    Macademia encrusted salmon.

  • Zosia  on  10/7/2014 at 11:20 AM

    Soy and maple marinated roasted salmon.

  • decklededges  on  10/7/2014 at 12:29 PM

    I'm a big fan of crab, although I rarely have it (and never make it)!

  • dbielick  on  10/7/2014 at 1:07 PM

    Fish pie, fried catfish, salmon many ways, you name it!

  • meggan  on  10/7/2014 at 2:19 PM

    Oysters on the half shell with jalapeño lime sauce.

  • boardingace  on  10/7/2014 at 2:22 PM

    Salmon with maple-soy, followed closely by a white fish with a simple butter sauce

  • angelanorr  on  10/7/2014 at 4:31 PM

    salmon with a garlic, ginger, soy glaze.

  • sailor  on  10/7/2014 at 5:33 PM

    Seafood Stew for Two from "let it simmer" by Sean Moran

  • Ambrosia  on  10/8/2014 at 2:45 AM

    Sashimi with a little Yuzu salt

  • IngridO  on  10/8/2014 at 4:09 AM

    I love a classic baked fish with lemon and herbs.

  • deucemom  on  10/8/2014 at 7:18 AM


  • JulesLP  on  10/8/2014 at 10:06 AM

    I like Fish Tacos or most things with Shrimp

  • stitchan  on  10/9/2014 at 9:58 AM

    I love seafood paella

  • JulesCk  on  10/9/2014 at 4:42 PM

    I love grilled halibut-

  • tmcginty  on  10/9/2014 at 6:23 PM

    Seared scallops!

  • biblioholicbeth  on  10/9/2014 at 7:06 PM

    Fish tacos!

  • Dabblingchef  on  10/9/2014 at 8:08 PM

    My favorite dish is guacamole. But that's not really a dish in and of itself, is it? I treat it like one, though. So good.

  • lovelily1001  on  10/9/2014 at 9:32 PM

    a chinese restaurant dish is a whole steamed flounder with a soy and ginger broth. would love that recipe! but then again, i love having it cooked and served to me!

  • Julia  on  10/9/2014 at 9:42 PM

    I love shrimp, crab, lobster and most fish.

  • louie734  on  10/10/2014 at 10:34 AM

    Love a simply fried fish - whole, please.

  • Penchantforproduce  on  10/10/2014 at 10:48 AM

    I have an old recipe from Ted Allen that is for Salmon with a Tomato Pan Vinaigrette that I absolutely love!

  • tourtiere  on  10/10/2014 at 10:58 AM

    Salmon with a miso glaze served over sushi rice in a hot puddle of strong green tea!

  • madamepince  on  10/10/2014 at 5:56 PM

    Steamed lobsters & lots of butter!

  • JanScholl  on  10/10/2014 at 10:24 PM

    I don't eat fish. I don't eat anything with eyeballs. But my hubby does. He loves anything with salmon.

  • Bikkie  on  10/11/2014 at 8:29 AM

    My mom cooks an amazing poached salmon dressed in cucumber and dill. Delicious!

  • trudys_person  on  10/11/2014 at 12:34 PM

    A simple poached salmon, maybe with a squeeze of lemon or a bit of teriyaki sauce ... salmon is the best!

  • GillB  on  10/11/2014 at 2:44 PM

    Fresh pan fried snapper with lemon and capers

  • pgarcia  on  10/11/2014 at 6:02 PM

    Grilled salmon eaten cold for lunch.

  • TrishaCP  on  10/12/2014 at 3:31 AM

    Maryland blue crabs steamed with Old Bay.

  • sillyvy  on  10/13/2014 at 9:34 AM

    Fried oysters!

  • mgwalter  on  10/13/2014 at 7:04 PM

    Too many dishes for me to have a favorite. Today, I'm jonesing for French Onion Soup, though.

  • hihelen_westbrook  on  10/14/2014 at 8:34 AM

    Salmon with ginger and spring onions

  • fluffysammy  on  10/14/2014 at 2:42 PM

    I love to cook monkfish studded with garlic and wrapped in Parma ham then baked in the oven its yummy

  • chawkins  on  10/14/2014 at 3:00 PM

    Good old fish and chips.

  • kidzcook  on  10/15/2014 at 8:13 AM

    Anything with scales or shells!

  • rlmiller  on  10/16/2014 at 10:47 AM

    Miso marinated salmon or cod.

  • marry_bellows  on  10/16/2014 at 10:50 AM

    Miso-cured baked salmon

  • JoanN  on  10/16/2014 at 5:23 PM

    Fresh-off-the-boat bluefish, simply grilled and served with a spritz of lemon.

  • sgump  on  10/16/2014 at 9:52 PM

    I had the most amazing broiled haddock over risotto in Reykjavik many years ago: it's not something I'll ever be able to replicate in my kitchen in Central Iowa, alas.

  • nomadchowwoman  on  10/18/2014 at 4:33 PM

    Clams--steamed, broiled, fried, stuffed, raw, in chowder, w/linguini. Always clamoring for clams.

  • Siegal  on  10/22/2014 at 10:07 AM


  • krobbins426  on  10/22/2014 at 9:52 PM

    Lobster bisque.

  • chikadulce  on  10/23/2014 at 10:16 AM

    I made an amazing Brazilian fish stew good!

  • vinochic  on  10/23/2014 at 3:54 PM

    Just about anything with black cod/sablefish.

  • tjnelson1hotmail  on  10/23/2014 at 10:22 PM


  • jennij  on  10/24/2014 at 6:50 PM

    Raw oysters!

  • sharifah  on  10/27/2014 at 5:56 AM

    fish pie

  • Eybhp  on  10/28/2014 at 8:55 PM

    Broiled salmon or catfish.

  • DKennedy  on  10/28/2014 at 9:06 PM

    Raw oysters

  • Taxlady  on  10/29/2014 at 6:09 PM

    I just love calamari.

  • lmalter  on  10/29/2014 at 6:29 PM

    salmon anything! especially with lots of dill

  • tinaellen  on  10/29/2014 at 6:45 PM

    It's a tie between tuna temaki and beer-battered fish n' chips

  • lavenderashgrove  on  10/29/2014 at 7:45 PM

    Pacific oysters, very fresh. Pan-fried.

  • myfoodmywayblog  on  10/29/2014 at 8:07 PM

    Crispy skin salmon with pesto.

  • Ordinaryblogger  on  10/29/2014 at 8:26 PM

    poached salmon

  • SLane  on  10/29/2014 at 8:32 PM

    Anything Salmon - just love it !

  • AmyCohen  on  10/29/2014 at 9:54 PM

    Maple and soy marinated salmon with sesame - delish!

  • bapfel  on  10/29/2014 at 10:49 PM

    Fish tacos!!

  • robinorig  on  10/30/2014 at 1:43 AM

    Branzino or Asian style sea bass with black mushrooms.

  • debm  on  10/30/2014 at 2:00 AM


  • lehickey  on  10/30/2014 at 5:43 AM

    cedar planked sockeye salmon (wild, of course)

  • htlibrarian  on  10/30/2014 at 6:25 AM

    Salmon roast with tomatoes, onions, baby potatoes & asparagus

  • IslandgirlOK  on  10/30/2014 at 10:38 AM

    Chicken Adobo with Steamed Rice

  • topdawg11  on  10/30/2014 at 12:37 PM

    Grilled salmon.

  • kate  on  10/30/2014 at 1:56 PM

    Grilled Swordfish

  • Queezle_Sister  on  10/30/2014 at 2:15 PM

    seared scallops (dry, of course)

  • Gorge_us  on  10/30/2014 at 2:19 PM

    Oven roasted whole branzino is a fave. I also love halibut poached atop a stew of chickpeas, tomatoes and chorizo served with garlic toasts.

  • JulesCk  on  10/30/2014 at 2:21 PM

    Love squid!

  • Sharylmk1  on  10/31/2014 at 6:16 PM

    Salmon on the grill.

  • lapsapchung  on  11/2/2014 at 6:34 AM

    smoked haddock kedgeree

  • carolann99  on  11/2/2014 at 7:15 AM

    Grilled Rainbow Trout

  • RNJessicaK  on  11/3/2014 at 2:46 PM

    My favprite fish is Haddock!!

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