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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Hungarian Mushroom Soup Hungarian Mushroom Soup is one of my favorite soups of all time. Rich, creamy and warming, this soup can mend marriages, turn cloudy days into sunny ones, and conjure a basket of kittens at will. Also, it tastes really good. Especially when it rains. The inspiration for today’s recipe comes from a […]

One Pan Mushrooms with Miso Butter

One Pan Mushrooms with Miso Butter As the nights turn cooler, I am inclined to fire up the oven, taking the edge off in our turn of the century (read cold and drafty) apartment without turning up the thermostat. Being a lazy cook who is usually in a hurry, I also try to keep the […]

Roasted Mushroom, Eggplant and Tomato Sauce

A mostly hands-off sauce made in the oven, then finished off on the stove top, mushrooms, eggplant and fresh tomatoes cooked down into a simple, chunky sauce is a favorite that warms the house during the cooler, late summer nights. Delicious all by itself, or on chicken, seafood, over grains, and of course, on pasta. […]

Garlic Scallion Noodles w/ Seared Mushrooms

This recipe is versatile, lending itself to numerous substitutions with ingredients and flavors, but the triad of garlic, scallion and ginger is always the base. Mushrooms add depth and texture, elevating this from a side dish to main meal. Although the ingredient looks long and the directions complicated, it really does come together quickly once […]

Homemade Ramen with Mushrooms

Ingredients: 8 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon seasoned rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 2 cups fresh shiitake or oyster mushrooms 6 oz ramen noodles 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thin Instructions: In a large saucepan, bring the stock to simmer over medium heat. […]

Yakitori Chicken with Shitakes

Ingredients: 1/4 cup dry sherry 1/2 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 2 pounds skinless, boneless, chicken breasts 18 green onions, trimmed to 2 inches, including white parts 18 medium shiitake mushrooms Instructions: In a bowl, combine sherry, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, and cayenne for […]

Spicy Pickled Shiitakes

The spicy shiitakes make an excellent addition to burgers, stir fry, or just as a snack on their own. Ingredients: 6 cups water 6 tablespoons coarse salt 1 1/2 pounds medium shiitakes, stems trimmed and caps halved 2 cups rice vinegar 4 teaspoons sesame oil 4 garlic cloves, peeled 4 tiny hot dried red peppers […]