Pasta with Morels, Garlic & Cream

For our morels this week, I was going for simplicity from the outset; I would dust salty flour on them and cook them in a pan with some butter. I just knew you’d love that for how easy it would be and love me for how little you’d have to scroll down past a ton…

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How to clean morel mushrooms

A morel may love and need rainwater, and lots of it, to sprout up from the ground, but the love ends there. The issue with morels and most every mushroom is that they are like a sponge. That’s a quality when it comes to imparting flavor, like garlic, in a mushroom.  When it comes to…

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Morel Mushrooms (and lilacs).

The problem could well have been the lilacs. Anytime a bundle of fragrant, just-unfurled lilacs enter the room, the rest of us may as well be invisible. And if that’s true for you and me, it’s doubly true for a mushroom. Never mind that these sweet morsels, the lilacs, were stolen from the neighbor’s yard.…

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