Monday, April 2, 2012

Sound the Trumpets! Trumpet Mushroom Saute

Those that are fungi aficionados know that we are in the height of morel madness! The season came earlier this year, leaving some rearranging their schedules to make time to go hunting for these highly coveted beauties.  Despite several attempts, I have yet to find even one morel on my own. I have not given up, but in the meantime, I “found” these king trumpets at my local grocery market (SO much easier to hunt mushrooms in the market!).

A simple sauté in 1 Tbsp. melted butter, 2 cloves minced garlic (Roundabout Farm), ½ tsp. cracked black pepper and a splash of tamari soy sauce is all these meaty mushrooms need. (note: if foraging for unusual mushrooms is not your thing, portabella, cremini or button mushrooms would work well too!)

And a bit more delicious news: sweet Abby at Seaweed & Sassafras nominated me for a Versatile Blogger Award. I have to say, her blog is one of my favs so I have to return the kudos! 

Receiving these awards really makes a gal feel special. I am truly honored, humbled and thankful to be a part of such a wonderful food blogging community. Every day I am inspired by what you all cook up! Here are a few of my regular reads that I recommend checking out:

Cooking Healthy For Me: Super pretty photos and I am in support of any blog that touts healthy!
A Culinary Education: helps me gain some great technical culinary skill knowledge
Eat Yourself Skinny: what I aspire to be someday (not so much the skinny part, more the very successful food blogger!!)
Healthy Girls Kitchen: a very inspiring and healthy read 
Just As Delish: super healthy, super pretty images
The Kale Chronicles: fascinating blend of food and art with beautiful sketch depictions of each dish.
Kale with Love: a-maz-ing looking vegan dishes that I want to try
Real Food Runner: also a great healthy read
That’s So Michelle: mouth watering photos and ideas
Will Cook For Friends: simply lovely
until next time...


  1. Aww you are SO sweet, thank you so much!!!! xoxo

  2. Loved this post!

  3. Thanks so much Elizabeth! Im so glad you left a comment so I could find you! New reader here :)

  4. Well, aren't you just the sweetest?!? Thank you so much! I completely agree with you....receiving these awards really does make a person feel special!
    Thanks again :)

  5. Thank you for the award, you are too sweet for words! I appreciate it very much! As for the mushrooms....yum, yum and YUM!

  6. Congratulations on the award, and thank you so much for nominating me! I'm so honored. :)

  7. Congratulations on your bloggers award! I am so proud of you! I truly do enjoy the weekly blog.

  8. Congratulations! Keep posting. I love reading your blog.

  9. Great Post and nice article.I love Mushroom.Thanks for sharing.
    Super P Force


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