Mushroom Spinach Sauté

Toasty, umami, spicy, and sweet; this sauté takes about 30 minutes to prepare and make, and is a flavorful topping for rice or a grain of your choice. Ingredients: 225 g fresh spinach, washed, drained, and sliced 150 g sliced mixed mushrooms 1 small red onion, cleaned, thinly sliced, and separated 4 scallions, diced 1/4…

Four-Bean Chili

To me, chili is the ultimate comfort food. Rich and warm, spicy and flavorful, and just waiting to merge with oodles of melty cheese, a bowl of hot chili on a cold autumn day is just one of my favorite things. Chili is wonderfully versatile. It’s great for using up bits of old ingredients, and…

Pandemic Pantry: Cream of Mushroom Soup

Autumn is a great season for soups. This mild recipe isn’t as rich as a standard cream of mushroom soup, but it also offers some more options if your pantry is running a bit low on ingredients. This soup derives much of its “creaminess” from the potato and onions, so if you’re running out of…

Pappardelle with Mushroom Cream Sauce

I am definitely one of those people for whom cheese can improve an otherwise hopeless day. Add a quick béchamel and some succulent mushrooms, and dinner can form the basis of much needed self care. And in 2020, we can all use some more options for de-stressing and clawing back some comfort from a world…