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How do you prepare dried mushrooms

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer over 4 years ago
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Kristen Miglore

Kristen is the Creative Director of Food52

added over 4 years ago

You'll want to reconstitute them in just boiled water first. After a few minutes, this will plump them and make them tender enough to chop up (and eat!). And then as a bonus, the water will turn into a delicious mushroom stock.

Here are a couple great recipes to use them:


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added over 4 years ago

I don't think I'd eat reconstituted dried mushrooms without cooking them. And don't forget to dry them off after they're rehydrated before you use them in your recipe, or you may end up with more liquid than you really wanted.