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Old 07-06-2011, 02:17 PM   #1
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Let's talk mushrooms. anything--just bring it!

i just plain straight-up love mushrooms. i love the way they smell - raw, cooked, pickled, growing in the soil, in rotting wood...i love their many different fun shapes and their fine-grained textures. mostly though, i'm in crazy love with their wonderfully subtle earthy flavors--on their own, and also blending beautifully in with so many other foods. personally, i'm not about posting mushroom recipes - i don't really have any, i mostly just use, add and adore eating mushrooms. please share your mushroom recipes here....one more thing. i just heard, again, that raw mushrooms should never be eaten. is it really never? i love the taste of raw mushrooms and in salads....

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Old 07-06-2011, 02:23 PM   #2
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Some wild mushrooms should be eaten raw with caution, but most of the mushrooms we buy are totally fine.

I have made it no secret that mushrooms are my favourite food group! I have posted a few recipes in the vegetables forum and may add a few more.
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:25 PM   #3
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I sometimes buy a mix of all the mushrooms I can find fresh, then fry them with garlic and onions, make a cheesy bechemel and layer the mushroom mix with lasagna sheets and bechemel and top with mozza and bake for 40 mins till golden and bubbly. Yum!

Or flavour your rice by adding fried mushrooms with onion and butter.
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Old 07-06-2011, 02:32 PM   #4
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Mushrooms are one of my favorite foods. They were on my list of foods that I can't live without. I loved stuffed mushrooms, what they are stuffecd with doesn't matter. Also, sauteed with garlic and olive oil. One of hte best things DH and I have cooked over a campfire was sauteed mushrooms.
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Old 07-06-2011, 03:19 PM   #5
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You could also stuff a fillet of beef with mushrooms and mozzarella.
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Old 07-06-2011, 03:19 PM   #6
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One More Time Mushrooms TNT
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Old 07-06-2011, 04:00 PM   #7
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I sometimes buy a mix of all the mushrooms I can find fresh, then fry them with garlic and onions, make a cheesy bechemel and layer the mushroom mix with lasagna sheets and bechemel and top with mozza and bake for 40 mins till golden and bubbly. Yum!

Or flavour your rice by adding fried mushrooms with onion and butter.
anytime mushrooms come together with onions, a very special magic occurs. any time anywhere. magic. period.
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Old 07-06-2011, 04:02 PM   #8
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anytime mushrooms come together with onions, a very special magic occurs. any time anywhere. magic. period.
Suatéed in butter with just a touch of soy sauce... magical indeed
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Old 07-06-2011, 04:09 PM   #9
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Creamed, oyster mushrooms on toasted french bread.
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Old 07-06-2011, 04:25 PM   #10
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Mushrooms

If you live on the East coast you'll find these growing on oak trees between September and November. If you live on the West coast they'll be found on fir trees around the same time of year. They're best taken after a rainy day. The eastern variety is called Laetiporus Sulphureus. The western one is L. Confericola. Both are referred to as Chicken of the Woods and are delicious sauteed in butter. There are no poisonous analogs for this 'shrrom.

Laetiporus sulphureus: The Chicken of the Woods (MushroomExpert.Com)

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