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Old 08-22-2006, 11:51 AM   #1
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Sauteed Mushrooms

My husband usually does the mushrooms...he sautees them in olive oil with minced garlic, and leaves them with a "sauce", which is very nice, but bland.
Last night he was busy putting new brake liners on the truck, so I did them "my way".
I used 2 tbls of butter in a non-stick skillet for about 8 oz of shrooms. I added the minced garlic, S&P, a couple tbls of Worcestershire sauce and a couple tbles of Heinz 57, and cooked them on med/high. I didn't stir them much, just let them brown and cook until all the liquid was gone.
I got a bit too much salt on them...there was enough in the two sauces that I didn't really need any extra, but other than that they were DELICIOUS! We had hamburger steaks, and they were excellent with that.

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Old 08-22-2006, 12:18 PM   #2
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We love mushrooms and have them just about every sunday..Your idea sounds yummy Connie, isn't it fun to just get in and wing it to see what you will get? I love doing that. Of course sometimes I goof big time, but sometimes we have a keeper

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Old 08-22-2006, 12:24 PM   #3
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Yes, it is fun. My crazy girlfriend was over last night, and we both cooked up a storm.
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Old 08-22-2006, 12:33 PM   #4
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Yes, it is fun. My crazy girlfriend was over last night, and we both cooked up a storm.
That sounds like so much fun..Good for you ..I had a fairly early night the kids ran me ragged, Olivia, decided she didn't like strained beets, so you know they were all over. Carson is getting about 4 teeth all at once and he is miserable so he tries to bite and he got me good on the lower part of my arm, I'm purple the size of a 50 cent piece..At least Ethan was the good boy yesterday or else I'd be in a straight jacket Now, back on topic what else did the two of you whip up?

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Old 08-22-2006, 12:51 PM   #5
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Try adding a little soy sauce or dry sherry to the mushrooms to give them a bit more flavor. Also, herbs can add flavor -- try a pinch of marjoram, thyme, or tarragon.
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Old 08-22-2006, 01:07 PM   #6
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I, like your husband, love them with garlic, but I use a tiny knob of butter, just to help till the mushrooms release their juice, and a whole load of parsley chopped finely and stirred through and the end.
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add a little white wine too...yummy!
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add a little white wine too...yummy!
Amen Pds in a pinch I use some marsala...

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Old 08-22-2006, 01:48 PM   #9
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I sometimes add some brandy and flambee them. Particularly if I am serving them with steak.
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that does sound good!
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