Wild Rice and Chanterelles

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Appears in
Rose's Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 1992

  • About

The voluptuous texture of chanterelle mushrooms is fabulous with wild rice. One August, when my cousins the Bushes (I’m not kidding) came to visit, they picked seven pounds of chanterelles in the semi-wild preserve adjoining our house. Marion has a business in White Plains, New York, called Wild Harvest. She gave me an on-the-spot lesson in chanterelle identification, showing me how to compare the blunted gills of the edible chanterelle with the sharp gills of its poisonous cousin. When