Spinach Salad with Seared Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitakes, which are sold in my supermarket along with cremini and button mushrooms, are powerhouse mushrooms. Along with the B-vitamins and minerals that all mushrooms contain, the shiitake contains all 8 amino acids, unusual for a plant, and the essential fatty acid linoleic acid, as well as an immune-boosting chemical component called lentinan. When ...

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Skillet Mushrooms and Chard with Barley or Brown Rice

Mushrooms and barley are a classic combination, but brown rice is also very nice with this dish, and it cooks faster. Whichever you use, simmer the grain in abundant water and used the drained water to moisten the mushrooms and chard.

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Salmon Burgers

If you finely grind part of the salmon, it will bind the rest, which can be coarsely chopped to retain its moisture during cooking. Some bread crumbs keep the burger from becoming as densely packed as (bad) meatloaf. This approach, along with a few simple seasonings, produce delicious burgers in not much more time than it takes to make one from ground ...

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Grilled Mushrooms In Foil Packets

If you like to grill foods at a picnic, here’s a great vegetarian option. Prepare these packets at home, then pack them, ready to grill, in your picnic basket. The recipe is inspired by one in Patricia Wells’s cookbook “Vegetable Harvest.” You can make this with cultivated or wild mushrooms.

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