How to Cook Mushrooms

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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The best way to cook most mushrooms, but especially mushrooms that don’t have a lot of flavor, such as the white button mushroom, is in high, high heat. Mushrooms benefit hugely from browning, but browning doesn’t happen in the presence of water, which mushrooms are loaded with.