Pantry Perfect: Mushroom Duxelles

Mushroom duxelles is something that might be unfamiliar to you. It’s a staple in classic French cuisine for its use in Beef Wellington, aka “Bouef en croute”. Outside of classical French cuisine it’s not that well known. In short, it’s a cooked paste of finely chopped mushrooms, shallots, garlic, parsley, and either brandy or madeira wine. As an ingredient in … Read More

Wildly Delicious

People often presume that because I’m a chef I cook all kinds of amazing meals at home.  I love food and cooking but when it comes to cooking for myself I want something that is quick.  Mushrooms, both fresh and dried are a great ingredient to keep on hand for quick meals or easy entertaining.    [picapp src=”b/5/c/8/Shiitake_mushrooms_Lentinula_d334.jpg?adImageId=4879214&imageId=5102519″ width=”380″ height=”303″ /] … Read More