Chestnut Wild Mushroom Bisque with Cashew Cream

Chestnut Wild Mushroom Bisque with Cashew CreamCelebrate the New Year with a Bowl of Auspicious Soup

Elegant, rich and velvety Chestnut Wild Mushroom Bisque is most auspicious. Prepared with such treasured ingredients as chestnuts, wild mushrooms and cashews, each bowl symbolizes longevity, prosperity, mastery and success in hard times. Truly a most perfect holiday soup for celebrating the New Year 2013. Continue reading

Wild Rice Soup w/ Cremini Mushrooms & Cashew Cream

Mushroom Stock sauteeing the ingredientsLe Pièce de Résistance

As our Month of Soup draws to a close, I’ve saved a most special soup for the final offering. Many of this month’s soups are quick and easy to prepare from items you might already have on hand. Wild Rice Soup, although it is not difficult, will take a little planning Continue reading

Fresh Herb & Wild Mushroom Bread Stuffing

Fresh Herb Wild Mushroom Stuffing/Dressing (c) jfhaugen

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme

Ah, the flavors and smells of Thanksgiving. They all come together in this traditional bread stuffing (or dressing)—surely one of the most important dishes on the Thanksgiving menu. Continue reading

Braised Turkey w/ Fresh Herbs, Wild Mushrooms & Vegetables

Braised Turkey w Fresh Herbs, Wild Mushrooms, Veggies (c) jfhaugenA Moist, Tender & Perfectly Cooked Turkey

This is my favorite turkey recipe—and has been for three years running—producing tender, moist breast meat and falling-off-the bone dark meat with lots of flavorful veggies and wild mushrooms Continue reading