Monday, September 21, 2009

Chicken of the Woods

The first time I tried chicken of the woods mushrooms I swore they tasted like grilled cheese. When I saw them at the farmers market I couldn't resist picking up some more. (At $1.25 an ounce, I didn't grab a ton.)

In addition to having interesting flavors - chicken most notably recoginzed over grilled cheese - these fungi retain their bright orange hues even when cooked.

I sauteed mine in brown butter with onions, garlic and salt. I served them over a bed of lettuce with a lemon vinaigrette.

*Not pictured: left over slice of Zings gluten free pizza, which was a great side dish

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