By Jayne Cohen
The bewitching aroma of sizzling, meaty mushrooms has been a powerful enchanter since ancient times. In the Babylonian Talmud, a rabbi recounts that he became so intoxicated by the captivating fragrance of a mushroom dish that his health would have been in grave danger had he not quickly been given some of the mushrooms to nibble.
This deconstructed kasha varnishkes features sliced portobellos, marinated and grilled to enhance their resemblance to meat. Instead of noodles, the pasta