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Mushrooms On My Mind: The Tale of a Fungi

"Yuck! Mushrooms!" How many times have I heard that exclamation from the mouths of kids (and many of my beloved adult friends and family). If you are a mushroom hater, I understand you: the texture ...
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How to Dry and Preserve Morel Mushrooms

I purchased a house in Michigan last August and have been excited to go morel mushroom hunting like I used to when I was a kid. I have gone out over the years with my brother but haven’t had any ...
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Cast Iron Campfire Cooking

The last thing most of us think about at the end of a long work week is how can we incorporate our work into our weekend. But it's just the opposite with me. Cooking is such a passion of mine that I ...
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Watch Out: There is a Fungus Among Us

Last week, I cooked one of my favorite things to eat: lightly sautéed morel mushrooms in butter, sprinkled with a pinch of sea salt. Euphorically I savored each bite, celebrating a rite of spring and ...
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