Tag Archives: mushroom recipes

Beginnings :: Creamy Mushroom + Cognac Soup

Shiitake mushrooms are one of the seasonal highlights this time of year.  Not only do they add deep complexity and earthiness to this soup, but they are also well-regarded for their significant immune-boosting properties.  Garnish with freshly snipped chives or, for a little indulgence, whip together 1/4 cup crème fraiche, 1 tablespoon organic 2% milk and...

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Mushroom-Stuffed Five Spice Chicken

  Sometimes I can get a little carried away.  I’ve learned over the years that I often mistake frenzy for efficiency.  There’s always been something so gratifying about finishing a task, but is this really the way to happiness? For a number of reasons, I’ve been forced to slow things down over the past year.  For the first...

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The Hunt for the Golden Chanterelle

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Muddy boots, damp knees, dirty fingernails and unwavering determination — I’ve always wondered what it would be like to be a wild mushroom forager. I just returned from a trip to Seattle.  Unfortunately, this time it wasn’t for a wild chanterelle hunting expedition. Next time, I hope to find myself meandering through a deep, lush,...

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