Friday January 11, 2013 | 02:18 PM

Browne Trading Co. has announced a new collaboration with award-winning coobook author James Peterson.

Peterson, whose cookbooks have won numerous James Beard Awards, will be creating seafood recipes especially for Browne Trading, which is located in Portland on Merrills Wharf at 260 Commercial St.

He’ll also be illustrating the recipes with his own photographs taken at his studio in Brooklyn, N.Y. (These photos taken at Browne Trading are from Press Herald archives.)

The recipes will be featured in Browne Trading’s quarterly e-newsletters, and will be archived online as well at

Browne's website lists Peterson’s cookbooks as follows:

Sauces - Winner, 1991 James Beard Foundation
Splendid Soups - Nominee, 1994 James Beard Foundation
Fish & Shellfish - Winner, 1997 International Association of Culinary Professionals
Vegetables – Winner, 1999 James Beard Foundation
Essentials of Cooking-  Nominee, 2000 International Association of Culinary Professionals/Nominee, 2000 James Beard Foundation
Cooking –  Winner, 2008 James Beard Foundation
Baking – Winner, 2010 James Beard Foundation
Meat – Winner, 2011 James Beard Foundation

To learn more about Peterson, visit his website , or go to Browne Trading’s page that describes the new partnership.


About the Author

Meredith Goad has harvested oysters on the Chesapeake Bay, eaten reindeer in Finland and sipped hot chai in the Himalayas. She writes the weekly Soup to Nuts column and enjoys a good cocktail.

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