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Category: Mushrooms

Mushrooms in Yogurt Cream with Dill: The first Christmas Cookbook yields a great new addition to Chewing The Fat

Mushrooms in Yogurt Cream with Dill: The first Christmas Cookbook yields a great new addition to Chewing The Fat

I have several partners in crime on Chewing The Fat.  The most obvious one is Andrew. He contributes regularly and is basically responsible for everything baked on the blog.  Behind the scenes, his sister, Lauren is a big supporter.  She uses a lot of the […]

How about some Zha Jiang Mian for dinner tonight?  Well then, how about some Black Bean Noodles with Pork and Mushrooms?

How about some Zha Jiang Mian for dinner tonight? Well then, how about some Black Bean Noodles with Pork and Mushrooms?

Andrew’s sister Lauren and I like to share “Comments” made by cooks about other people’s recipes.   Our particular favorites are when someone spends not one minute following the original recipe but instead enters their own little world and creates a dish that has absolutely nothing […]

Pasta with Mushroom Bolognese Sauce

Bucatini works beautifully in this recipe “I would be hard pressed to tell you whether or not there was meat in this sauce”. That was Andrew’s take once I served him this completely Vegetarian version of Italy’s renowned Bolognese sauce.   I am not sure that’s […]

Ottolenghi’s Mixed Mushrooms with Cinnamon and Lemon

         My passion for mushrooms only grows stronger in the fall. And I am always on the lookout for new ways to prepare my favorite fungus.  I was very excited to see a recipe that paired mushrooms I’d never even imagined combining with mushrooms—Cinnamon and […]

Wild Mushroom, Cheese and Sausage Tart

         I have sung the praises of The East End Mushroom Company more than once.  I have the greatest affection for Jane Maguire and John Quigley who have put heart and soul into their company.  They now offer shiitake, maitake and blue oyster mushrooms grown […]

Morel Mushrooms in Cream on Brioche (Morilles à la Crème)

         Last week I went to see my friends Jane and John at The East End Mushroom Company.  Since the last time I saw them, they have been growing by leaps and bounds.  They now sell 13 varieties of mushrooms at their state-of-the-art facility […]

Double Cut Pork Chops with Roasted Garlic Butter and a side of Stir Fried Asparagus and Mushrooms

Pork is the world’s most widely eaten meat.  It accounts for 38 percent of meat production worldwide.  You’ll have trouble finding it in the Middle East and most of the Muslim world because both Jewish kosher and Islamic halal diets ban it outright.  But almost […]

Cocktail Party Fare: Shiitake Mushroom Crostini topped with Parmesan Cheese

         The Cocktail Party is a perennial fixture of summer in the Hamptons. Let’s face it, it’s a great way to get all your social commitments covered in one big bash.  It generally lasts a finite number of hours, usually three at […]

Mushroom "BLT"s with Basil Mayonnaise from Chef Rich Landau of Vedge Restaurant, Philadelphia

      Richard Landau is a chef in Philadelphia at a vegetarian restaurant called “Vedge”.  He and his wife, Katie Jacoby, are also authors of a cookbook by the same name (The Experiment 2013).  In the run up to the book’s publication, Rich contributed this […]

Wild Mushroom and Sausage Hash with Poached Eggs

          The 3 lb Gourmet Collection is irresistible to Mushroom Lovers All summer long, I’ve been working with Jane Maguire and John Quigley on their burgeoning Long Island Mushroom Inc. business.  The two have supplied restaurants that are at the very […]

Mushroom and Pepper Jack Tart with Long Island Mushrooms

          Long Island Mushroom company is the brainchild of two Rhode Island natives who grew up in the same town, became High School Sweethearts, parted ways and re-kindled their romance thirty-two years later.  Jane Maguire and John Quigley are their names and […]

Creamed Mushroom Bruschetta with Caramelized Onions From Chef Chris Pandel of Chicago’s Balena via Sam Sifton in the New York Times Magazine

            Balena 1633 N Halsted St  Chicago, IL 60614 (312) 867-3888 As Sam Sifton recalls, when the waitress at Chicago’s Balena restaurant approached the table with a steak knife, everyone’s eyebrows went up. No one had ordered steak.  The waitress explained the knife was for […]

Joe Beef’s Big Beautiful Roasted Mushrooms

  I’ve already waxed poetic over Joe Beef, that phenomenal Montreal restaurant where we craved everything we ate.  Almost everything we tried was truly over the top.  And Andrew and I were not the least bit surprised to see that “The World According to Joe […]

Strip Steaks with Brandied Porcini Mushroom Sauce

I love to pan sauté steaks.  They get a really good caramelized topping and they’re very easy to cook.  I realize it may be the height of barbecue season, but it’s really oppressively hot outside.  So I bring this recipe to your attention because you […]