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. 

Making Art...On 'Shrooms

Meet the artist behind these awesome fungi drawings
Jan 2, 2013 11:31 am

We've seen art that incorporates food as its canvas or medium in plenty of forms before, but Corey Corcoran has definitely carved out a niche of his own with his intricately etched mushroom drawings. Check out the gallery and interview inside.

Wild Mushroom Couscous Recipe

Three different mushrooms make up one fine dish
Nov 14, 2012 6:31 pm
Photo: Mark Roper

This flavorful, buttery couscous is a great way to break out of a rice or mashed potato rut. With three kinds of umami-packed fungi and a smattering of fresh herbs, this mushroom couscous recipe makes an ideal side dish for a holiday or special occasion spread where a ho-hum accompaniment just won't cut it.

Foraged Mushroom Gratin Recipe

Savory roasted mushrooms with a crunchy top
Nov 12, 2012 4:01 pm
Photo: Ron Manville

Cookbook author, food and drink writer and Food Republic contributor Chris Chamberlain loaned us this dish from his new book, The Southern Foodiewhich, by the way, sold like hotcakes on QVC. His mushroom gratin recipe makes a great side for a weeknight dinner, or a fancy yet comforting addition to a holiday meal. Use any kind of mushrooms you like, especially while they're in season.


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