A personal kitchen diary. I try new recipes and make notes on what works and what doesn't. Sometimes I can things, and sometimes I dry herbs. This is the story of my kitchen.

Tag: mushrooms

Gouda and Caramelized Onion Stuffed Portobellos

Gouda and Caramelized Onion Stuffed Portobellos

Here’s the backstory:  I’m trying to do a lower carb diet, and I got to craving one of my favorite grilled cheese sandwiches—roasted mushrooms, caramelized onions, and Gouda cheese. I wanted the flavors, but not the bread. My first thought was to do caramelized onions […]

Roasted Mushrooms in a Garlic, Thyme, Brown Butter Sauce

Roasted Mushrooms in a Garlic, Thyme, Brown Butter Sauce

Tonight I tried a recipe that had popped up in my Pinterest feed from closetcooking.com. You can find the recipe here. This definitely moved to my Pinterest board for recipes that I have tried and are worth keeping. I didn’t have quite enough mushrooms, so […]

Chicken and Mushroom Casserole from NatashasKitchen

Chicken and Mushroom Casserole from NatashasKitchen

I pinned this recipe quite a while ago and finally got around to making it tonight.  This moves to a permanent board on Pinterest because it is delicious!  The chicken is really tender, and the gravy and mushrooms are full of flavor.
Find the recipe I used from Natashaskitchen.com here.
In a rare turn of events, I didn’t make any changes to it.
The first steps are to prepare the chicken and mushroom mixture.
First you brown the chicken, but there’s no need to worry about cooking it through since it goes in the oven once the casserole is put together.
Then place the chicken in a single layer in an oven proof dish.
Then onions, mushrooms, and garlic are lightly sautéed in olive oil.
And layer the mixture over the chicken.
Next up is to make the gravy.  I think the lemon juice is what really made a difference with this gravy. There is an extra brightness to it that is delicious.
The 1/2 and 1/2 probably doesn’t hurt either.
After everything is well-blended and simmered together for a bit so there is no floury taste, then the gravy is poured over the mixture in the casserole dish.
The dish is covered with foil, and baked for 45 minutes.
Serve it with pasta, rice, noodles, or mashed potatoes!
Mushroom and Champagne Risotto

Mushroom and Champagne Risotto

I wasn’t sure what I wanted to serve with my roast duck last night, so I googled around and came across this risotto recipe. http://www.mapleleaffarms.com/duck/recipe/304/category/6/risotto-with-exotic-mushrooms-and-spinach/ I had some mushrooms a little past their prime, and some shallots that were beyond middle age, so I thought […]