Category: The Mushroom Lover’s Cookbook

  • Risotto with Corn and Chantrelles

    Mushrooms are showing up everywhere lately, and this recipe from The Mushroom Lover’s Cookbook looked like a good delivery device for chantrelles… not to mention, our first attempt at making risotto! (Stir, stir, stir… ) The corn and mushroom flavors really complemented each other, and the risotto went really well with our Cinque Terre wine, […]

  • Mushroom Chili

    A few nights ago we made this Mushroom Chili, as featured in The Mushroom Lover’s Mushroom Cookbook. Portobello and Oyster mushrooms really add a lot of texture and flavor to the usual beans, tomatoes, and spices. Lisa says: Mushrooms in chili sounded… interesting… it ended up being really good. I liked adding Chipotle Tabasco to […]

  • Grilled Tuna and Mushrooms with Mixed Greens

    Tonight we made a recipe based on one found in the Mushroom Lover’s Mushroom Cookbook. Tuna that’s been brushed with a truffle oil marinade is cooked to medium-well and served over a salad with grilled portobello and shiitake mushrooms. Chris says: A little goes a long way with that truffle oil; that really adds a […]

  • Latin Tomato and Mushroom Soup

    Tonight I made a soup adapted from The Mushroom Lover’s Mushroom Cookbook: a chicken broth-based soup with plenty of veggies, chicken, and sauteed mushrooms. The original recipe suggests huitlacoche (also known as ‘corn smut’), but I couldn’t find any here in Seattle. Chris says: This is really good — and a nice change of pace […]

  • Shrimp Chiles Rellenos

    Tonight’s recipe comes from The Mushroom Lover’s Mushroom Cookbook. Roasted poblano peppers are stuffed with shrimp, portobello mushrooms, corn, onions, cheese, and cilantro. What to do for the guest who doesn’t enjoy mushrooms (or onions, or cilantro)? Just sub peas! Chris says: Wow, this is a really good recipe. I like that these aren’t the […]