All About Morel Mushrooms
Morels the first wild mushrooms to appear each season - starting in the spring in warmer areas and through summer as you move north.
How to Clean Morels
Most mushrooms need just a simple brushing to clean them or, at most, a swipe with a damp paper towel. The sponge-like texture of morels, however, has a tendency to trap dirt and grit, so morels require a bit more attention.
How to Dry Morels
Preserve these harbingers of spring (or summer, depending on your climate!) by drying them.
Morel Mushroom Risotto
When the light and delicate flavor of morel mushrooms calls but the weather clings to a chilly gray, Morel Mushroom Risotto will get you out of the quandry of what to make for dinner.
Sauteed Morels Mushrooms
A fabulous way to cook them is to quickly saute them in butter and sprinkle them with salt.
Morels and Asparagus
Morels and asparagus - two harbingers of spring eating - are delicious simply sauteed together in a bit of butter in this easy recipe.