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Old 06-11-2015, 11:50 AM   #11
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FINALLY! I can mow the hayfield! (a/k/a front yard). The morels are up! As are the chanterelles!
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Old 06-11-2015, 03:03 PM   #12
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FINALLY! I can mow the hayfield! (a/k/a front yard). The morels are up! As are the chanterelles!
My mailing address is... Can you tell that I'm envious?

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Old 06-12-2015, 05:17 AM   #13
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My mailing address is... Can you tell that I'm envious?

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Do you have your own lawn mower?
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Old 06-12-2015, 05:46 AM   #14
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I have a couple of nice recipes for wild mushrooms, esp. morels and chanterelles. Do you want them?

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Old 06-12-2015, 08:05 AM   #15
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Do you have your own lawn mower?
Yes, Addie, I have a riding lawn tractor, a gas push lawn mower, and a "whipper-snipper". The Girls love to follow the lawn tractor.
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Old 06-12-2015, 08:06 AM   #16
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I have a couple of nice recipes for wild mushrooms, esp. morels and chanterelles. Do you want them?

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Yes, Addie, I have a riding lawn tractor, a gas push lawn mower, and a "whipper-snipper". The Girls love to follow the lawn tractor.
I know you do. I was asking Chief. It was with tongue in cheek. I was just being fresh. I know the Girls just love to go through all that dug up dirt for worms and grubs. Come planting time, and it is "Okay girls, the dance is about to start."
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I know you do. I was asking Chief. It was with tongue in cheek. I was just being fresh. I know the Girls just love to go through all that dug up dirt for worms and grubs. Come planting time, and it is "Okay girls, the dance is about to start."
I'm the Chief! I simply wave my hand over the grass and it shrinks to an acceptable height.

Oh the stories I tell. Maybe that's why I'm called Longwind.

My mower us a battery operated electric from Black & Decker. I sure do go through a lot of tripple-A batteries with it.

Ok, so it uses a large lead acid battery. But that was too mundane an answer. I must be in one of my zany moods right now.

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I'm the Chief! I simply wave my hand over the grass and it shrinks to an acceptable height.

Oh the stories I tell. Maybe that's why I'm called Longwind.

My mower us a battery operated electric from Black & Decker. I sure do go through a lot of tripple-A batteries with it.

Ok, so it uses a large lead acid battery. But that was too mundane an answer. I must be in one of my zany moods right now.

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Chief, I love it when you are in a silly mood. Everyone needs to be silly every so often. It helps to keep the world sane.
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Hello to everyone! Here are two recipes with morels that work really well:

Tagliatelle with morels

250g morels cleaned and cut into approximately 1/2 inch chunks
150g finely chopped onions
fresh garlic finely chopped - about 4 large cloves
finely chopped fresh parsley, sage and a little thyme
white wine 150mls
fresh cream to thicken
a very generous handful of freshly grated parmesan cheese: I personally prefer Grana Padano, but it's a question of personal taste
160g fresh egg tagliatelle

Sauté the onions, garlic in plenty of butter, then add the morels, soften a little then add the wine, reduce a little and then add the the chicken stock and reduce further, then add the cream. Reduce down a little, and in the meantime, cook the tagliatelle until almost al dente. The aim is to finish the cooking in the mushroom sauce so that the sauce becomes a thick coating on the tagliatelle. Add a good handful of freshly grated parmesan cheese, mix in well Dust with plenty of freshly ground black pepper. Serve with extra parmesan on the side.

Paris Brasserie Chicken with Morels

I wheedled this recipe out of the chef in a wonderful Brasserie in Paris years ago. I wish I could find my way back there - if only I hadn't forgotten the name! The ingredients are similar to the tagliatelle coating sauce, with slight differences.

3 chicken leg quarters, with or without skin as you prefer, cut into legs and thighs
250g morels, cleaned and cubed or sliced
300g shallots
3 large cloves fresh garlic
2 bay leaves
1 6-inch sprig of rosemary
1small bunch fresh thyme
a handful finely chopped parsley
150g bacon lardons
350mls good dry white wine
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Butter to cook with
ground black pepper

Melt the butter on a gentle heat, then soften the garlic, ground black pepper and bay leaves gently. Add the chicken pieces and brown them lightly then set aside. Then soften the onions and pancetta, then the herbs. Then add the prepared morels and then a tbs flour to thicken. When the fat has absorbed the flour, deglaze with the white wine and evaporate off the alcohol. Add the stock, stir everything well, and return the chicken pieces to the pan. Simmer for approximately an hour, either on top of the stove or in the oven. To serve, plate up the chicken pieces, put some sauce over, sprinkle with a dusting of fresh chopped parsley and serve with green beans and good fresh bread.

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