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First Harvest!

First Shiitake mushrooms from our log by the creek!

Photographic Ramblings

Creamy Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

For the longest time, I hated mushrooms. The smell, the taste, the texture; I just couldn’t bring myself to eat them. And the worst part was — I wanted to like them! 307 more words


Mushroom Soup with Hazelnut Gremolata

So I hear there are some people who can’t eat soup unless it’s cold out. Well, I am not one of those people. Around here in Houston, Texas we don’t get cold weather, usually, and I love soup so much I can eat it all year round! 496 more words


Shiitake Bacon

Serves 4

1/2 lb. fresh or 8 oz. dried shiitake

2 Tbsp. olive or grapeseed oil


Post Mortems

The month of folly and madness is behind us. The world can return to normal. There remains just the post mortems.

Sadly Brazil blew it, or had it blown for them. 392 more words


Magical Mushrooms

I’m not sure if I gave my husband a Father’s Day present that was for him, or for me.  He’s been getting rather excited about the amazing health properties of shiitake mushrooms for a while, and I love to grow plants, so it just sort of seemed logical to get a mushroom block.   197 more words



I tried another ramen joint recently…Ramen-San.

Michaela highly recommended this place. She and her boyfriend go for dinner all the time, but she still wanted to go for lunch. 71 more words