Wild Mushroom Quinotto Recipe

Try another version of risotto using quinoa
Nov 20, 2013 1:00 pm
Photo: Aliya LeeKong

When I was traveling in Peru, I came across this truly delicious (and healthy) version of risotto using quinoa. The flavor is nuttier with earthiness from the mushrooms, and it has more texture than your traditional risotto. With quinoa's nutritional value, I love that I don't feel guilty when I whip this up on a weeknight.

5 Strategic Variations On The Portobello Mushroom Sandwich

Ideas for this seriously delicious sandwich star
Aug 5, 2013 11:30 am

I've never had a bad portobello mushroom experience in my life. Not in the guise of a burger, not as the main attraction in a sandwich and certainly not as part of a grilled vegetable lineup. They're basically pretty much awesome, so let's make some sandwiches for Meatless Monday, shall we? 

Hack Of The Day: Rosemary Portobello "Crowns"

Infuse those shrooms with some herb. Wait...
Jul 24, 2013 11:02 am

Are you grillin'? Cause I'm grillin'. I'm grillin' all summer long, and not just the good stuff — sometimes you have to take a break from the good stuff. I'm talking about portobello mushroom caps, and yes they get heat for being the go-to vegetarian "steak substitute" at barbecues, mostly because they're boring and not particularly photogenic. But with one festive hack, everyone's going to want one. In addition to a steak.


What Is The Best Way To Clean Mushrooms?

You bought 'em, now let's get those shrooms clean
Jun 28, 2013 1:31 pm

We'll make quick work of this one (while trying not to sound like mom): you can't just eat mushrooms out of the box. They're dirty. Only this time, they're literally dirty, like with actual dirt, and can't just be "washed." Here's how you clean them.

Chicken Piccata Recipe

Learn Top Chef Fabio Vivani's lemon-caper chicken
Apr 19, 2013 2:01 pm
Photo: Matt Armendariz

Fabio Vivani of Top Chef and Top Chef All-Stars releases his cookbook this week! We nabbed a couple of recipes from this awesome new addition to our food library, including this super-simple, classic chicken piccata. Good thing we have meat mallets.

Wild Mushroom, Watercress And Blue Cheese Tart Recipe

A rich vegetarian quiche with Spanish flavors
Apr 11, 2013 1:01 pm
Photo: Emma Lee

Spanish Flavours is on our list of must-own cookbooks for this spring. London-based chef José Pizarro's volume of regional Spanish dishes from tapas and peasant dishes to restaurant-worthy composed dishes is our latest obsession. Next up: a delicious quiche with add-ins you won't find at your local brunch spot.

Duxelles Dreams Spawn The Shooter Sandwich

Fun with shrooms and a vintage Food Network memory
Mar 21, 2013 11:31 am

What does insomnia and two fat British ladies have to do with a Frankenstein-like mashup the Epic Mealtime guys would be proud to call their own? It's called the shooter's sandwich, and it stars a mushroom mix you should definitely get in on. Your turkey club cowers in fear.


3 Culinary Projects To Start This Weekend

Porky mescal, homemade shrubs and marinated shrooms
Mar 2, 2013 4:02 pm

We've got a few projects on deck to keep you occupied this weekend: two beverage-oriented endeavors, plus a fantastic little bar snackeroo to go with them. Now we assume if you have nothing to do today, it's only because your ribs are confit-ing. Have a shrub-spiked cocktail while you wait. 


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