Shiitake Miso Soup

We are set for a big cool down in the weather tonight. It was a mild 61ºF  (16ºC) when I awoke this morning and is predicted to be a chilly 34ºF (1ºC) tomorrow morning. The coming change in weather, however, wasn’t the inspiration for having soup for our midday meal. I was eager to put … More Shiitake Miso Soup

Broccoli With Seitan, Shiitake Mushrooms & Spinach In A Tasty Sauce

Last night I was anticipating making a dish using the seitan I made recently and checked the refrigerator for other possible ingredients. I knew I wanted to include mushrooms but didn’t find any fresh ones. I did have some dried shiitake mushrooms so I put a handful in a bowl, poured hot water over them … More Broccoli With Seitan, Shiitake Mushrooms & Spinach In A Tasty Sauce

Kabocha Squash With Red Rice, Shiitake Mushrooms & Spinach

  I was reading somewhere that Kabocha squash is on a par with buttercup squash for sweetness and density, and buttercup being my favorite, I had to try it. While the Kabocha squash was baking in the Oven Central® at 400ºF I cooked shiitake mushrooms in a dry skillet then removed and set them aside. … More Kabocha Squash With Red Rice, Shiitake Mushrooms & Spinach