In Season: Almost all mushrooms available at supermarkets are cultivated, not wild, and are available year-round. The most common varieties of cultivated mushroom are mild-tasting white button, flavorful cremini, earthy portobello, and savory shiitake.What to Look For: Look for firm, smooth, and dry caps. Avoid damp, pitted, or dried-out mushrooms.How to Store: Refrigerate loose mushrooms (unrinsed) in a paper bag, and containers of mushrooms in their original package. Use within a few days of purchase.
There's a reason this rich dish is still a family favorite after all these years: It's just plain delicious. Cooking everything -- even the egg noodles -- in the pressure cooker is a smart update. This recipe comes from our book "One Pot."
Lots of vegetables -- potato, carrot, bell peppers, and mushrooms -- and ground turkey in place of beef make this hash low in fat. Each serving can be topped with an egg. Hash is often served at breakfast or brunch, but this dish also makes an easy dinner.
Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) is one of about 300 species in the Artemisia genus. It's what you want for this soup; the others may be too bitter. Watercress will also work; although the soup won't taste the same, it will still be delicious.
Excerpted from "Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer's Market, with 88 Recipes" by Tama Matsuoka Wong, Eddy Leroux and Daniel Boulud.