Foodie Friday: Mushrooms

Mushrooms: Shiitake and Oyster Growing up, I remember the smell of mushroom filling the house. We purchased dried-up shiitakes and had to rehydrate them. Left to sit in a bowl of water, they’d plump up over a few hours and fill the house with their woodsy aroma. The shiitake mushroom caps are humongous. I remember them being the size of my small child’s palm sometimes. They’re a soft consistency, almost too slimy to eat for a kid. The oyster mushroom, on the other hand, is more … [Read more...]