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Spicy Pickled Shiitakes

The spicy shiitakes make an excellent addition to burgers, stir fry, or just as a snack on their own. Ingredients: 6 cups water 6 tablespoons coarse salt 1 1/2 pounds medium shiitakes, stems trimmed and caps halved 2 cups rice vinegar 4 teaspoons sesame oil 4 garlic cloves, peeled 4 tiny hot dried red peppers […]

Mixed Mushroom Stew

This is a hearty mushroom stew that will keep you warm and fill you up as we head into the winter months! This stew can be made with either beef broth or vegetable broth if you are looking for a vegetarian stew. Ingredients: 2 pounds plum tomatoes 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 pound domestic mushrooms, […]

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie is one of my favorite desserts, especially around thanksgiving. This recipe was created by Chef Leah Chase with her unique pecan crust. If making homemade crust is not your cup of tea, you can always substitute a store-bought crust. Sweet Potato Pie Pie Filling Ingredients: 4 large sweet potatoes, boiled until tender […]

Kale Pesto

I normally think of pesto as a summer treat when there is plenty of fresh basil, but delicious pesto can me made from then just basil! This recipe uses kale, but really any leafy greens can be blended to make pesto anytime. An added bonus of using kale instead of basil is that it won’t […]

Roasted Potato Slices with Sage

Roasted potato slices with sage are a tasty treat that are quick and easy to make, either as a snack or as a side dish. Experiment with different herbs and spices! Like a little spice? Add some red pepper flakes. Don’t have sage? Substitute another one of your favorite herbs. Ingredients: Salt Pepper 2 tablespoons […]