Mushroom Enchiladas

Funny thing about mushrooms:  although they’re about 80% water to begin with, they have the spongelike ability to soak up a bunch more liquid besides.  In this meatless recipe, the mushrooms start by absorbing a very flavorful lime-and-cumin marinade.  Then they’re charred under the broiler along with tomatoes, onion, and…


Portobello Burgers with Red Pepper and Gorgonzola

I enjoy cooking and serving vegetable main dishes all year long. I love to let the vegetables shine in the center of the plate. You’ll find a whole chapter of meatless recipes in all three of my cookbooks. My Portobello Burgers are absolutely wonderful meatless sandwiches. In the center is…


Mushrooms: Why do you suggest removing the gills from portobello mushrooms?

While it is not necessary to remove the gills from portobello mushrooms before you use them, I feel that there are some good reasons to take the time to do it. The dark gills share their color with everything they touch and will discolor (turn black) any stuffings, sauces, and…