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Mushrooms

Quick and easy deep dish White Mushroom and Ham Pizza ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Quick Mushroom and Ham Pizza

This Quick Mushroom and Ham Pizza is a warm and cozy pizza that you can whip up on a whim because it’s made with…wait for it…refrigerated dough!…

Mushroom and Brie Soup ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Mushroom and Brie Soup

Mushroom and Brie Soup is a fall classic kicked up a notch with lots of creamy Brie cheese.  It’s perfect for a cozy dinner on the couch or a special first course for holiday meal. The other night I…

Creamy Chicken with Wild Rice and Mushrooms ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Creamy Chicken with Wild Rice and Mushrooms

Creamy Chicken with Wild Rice and Mushrooms ~ this earthy, stick-to-your-ribs skillet dinner is ideal for a chilly fall night! save the recipe! I have a weakness for creamy chicken dishes, I think most of us do, it must…

Wild Mushroom Polenta Packets recipe

Wild Mushroom Polenta Packets

Wild Mushroom Polenta Packets make an unforgettable side dish with chervil, tarragon and garlicky mushrooms over a bed of polenta, all wrapped up in neat little parcels that keep the aromas and flavors trapped inside.…

chicken thighs in marsala sauce, a restaurant worthy 30 minute meal

Chicken Thighs Marsala for Two

Chicken Thighs Marsala for Two is a quick and easy one skillet meal for a romantic date night, or a casual weeknight dinner. save the recipe! Most nights I’m just cooking for Grant and me, so I’m ahead of…

Portobello Shepherd's Pies

Portobello Shepherd’s Pies

Portobello Shepherd’s Pies take one of my all time favorite comfort meals and lightens it up in a fun and creative way ~ and who doesn’t love a big juicy portobello mushroom? Shepherd’s Pie is right up there with…

Wild Mushroom Soup

The famously bland stuff in a can has given mushroom soup a bad name. This Wild Mushroom Soup doesn’t even remotely resemble that gloppy mess. When you make it yourself it’s savory, full-bodied, gutsy, earthy… all great qualities in…

Mushroom Risotto, the ultimate luxurious vegetarian meal!

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto ~ This is probably the most voluptuous risotto I’ve ever made.  Thick with both cultivated and wild mushrooms, enriched with cognac, beef stock, and mascarpone cheese, it’s pretty heady stuff.   Pair it with an earthy pinot noir…

Minimal Monday: Wild Porcini Salt

Last week I had the privilege of watching Chef Jimmy Schmidt cook at his restaurant, Morgan’s in the Desert, at the La Quinta Resort and Spa which is just outside Palm Springs.  He filleted a  massive wild salmon that…

Shitake Bolognese

Today I’m guest posting over at The Café Sucré Farine!  Chris is expecting a new granddaughter any day now, and so this guest post is sort of the virtual equivalent of bringing over a casserole.  Hopefully it will give…

Minimal Monday: Portobello Fries with Meyer Lemonnaise

Portobello Fries with Meyer Lemonnaise —big slices of portobello mushrooms lightly coated in a buttermilk batter and fried until crispy ~ then dunked in a tangy lemonnaise! These fried mushrooms are about to rock your world, and they’re ever…

Miso Ramen with Shitake and Chicken

Miso Ramen with Shitake and Chicken is an amazing protein packed 30-minute meal that also happens to be low calorie, low fat, and utterly delicious! Sometimes I even surprise myself.  This luxurious soup couldn’t be farther from those brittle…

Browned Butter and Sage Mushrooms with Polenta

A mixture of fresh and dried mushrooms, along with some sage crisped up in browned butter, all sauteed in chicken stock and dry sherry, makes a quick earthy topping for creamy polenta. There are lots of different varieties of…

Beer Battered Mushrooms with Herbed Ranch Dip

These Beer Battered Mushrooms with Herbed Ranch Dip are crispy on the outside, and insanely juicy on the inside…they’re in my top ten appetizers of all time! My husband and I have always lived near water, along one coast…

Fettuccine with Mushroom Marsala

Just because Valentine’s Day has come and gone doesn’t mean you should stop thinking about sensual foods.  Like this Fettuccine with creamy Mushroom Marsala Sauce.  This is not only elegant, but like the Pistachio Crusted Flounder, it’s another really…

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marslaa ~ Yesterday’s mushroom hunting adventure has inspired me  to work with some mushrooms of the edible variety.  Marsala sauce is one of those things that is so easy to make, yet it feels like fine cuisine. It’s…