Tag Archives: mushrooms

Round Lasagna and Green Salad

On Sunday, we had a delightful time hosting our friends MP and ER, newly engaged, for dinner (made even more delightful by E’s homemade chocolate-chip cookies). Mr. O had the brilliant idea to make our vegetarian lasagna (more on that … Continue reading

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A Dinner Inspired by Mrs. O’s Grandmother

My grandmother’s stroganoff is one of my all-time favorite meals.  I’ve tried to duplicate it, but it never turned out quite right . . . until now. Grammie’s stroganoff is thinly sliced beef in a creamy, thin sauce with mushrooms … Continue reading

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An Invented Salad and an Adapted Lasagna

This past weekend, Mr. O happened to see a cooking show that featured a vegetable lasagna, and since we had yet to finish the grocery shopping, we thought, “why not?”  We asked our Dear Friends LG and AR to come … Continue reading

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A Little Supper

Salad: Romaine, fresh mozzarella, radishes, red onion, and quick-thinking vinaigrette (see a few posts back for recipe) Main course: puff pastry shells (you know me — I don’t make pastry) filled with sauteed mushrooms and chicken in sherry and cream.

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A Shortcut to Mushrooms

Gentle readers, I have something momentous to report. Three weeks ago, I (Mrs. O) personally shopped for, bought, cleaned, sliced, cooked, and ate — mushrooms. I have resisted the allure of edible fungi for many years, finding the texture not … Continue reading

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