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Ingredient Spotlight: Cremini Mushrooms

Cremini mushrooms are also know as ‘Baby Bella’ or ‘Baby Portobella’ mushrooms.  They are a more mature version of the typical white button mushroom (which is why they are darker, … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 13 Comments

Simple Appetizer Alert: Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

For this simple and easy appetizer, I wanted to create a stuffed mushroom that didn’t have any sausage or cheese.  The earthiness of the baby bellas (also known as baby … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 32 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Wild Mushroom Risotto

After making Butternut Squash Risotto last week, I decided I was officially on the “Risotto Wagon”.  So I thought I would create a dish using a variety of mushrooms and … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 12 Comments

2LC: Holiday Entertaining – Cremini and Shitake Mushroom Stuffing

Stuffing is considered a staple of the Thanksgiving meal.  For this year’s ‘Thankful with Friends’, I needed to make sure the stuffing was not only vegetarian, but vegan as well.  … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 10 Comments

Pre-Prep Time Means More Guest Time / Pork Chops with Brandy and Mushrooms

As I mentioned in my latest edition of ‘Magnificent Blogger Shout-Out‘, my cousin was visiting.  He is here in Austin for a conference so yesterday was the only day we … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 9 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 2- Cremini Mushrooms

Cremini mushrooms were not the terrifying thought that mussels were before I completed day 1 of The Creative Kitchen Challenge.  I actually spent most of my life not liking mushrooms … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 1- Mussels

Mussels have always been one of those foods that I really enjoyed ordering in restaurants but have been TERRIFIED of making at home.  I mean, they’re shells.  What if I … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 18 Comments