There's no great mystery to using dried mushrooms. In fact, reconstituting dried mushrooms is a very simple process.
Just follow these easy steps:
1. Place your mushrooms in a bowl
large enough to accommodate all of them.
Remember, dried mushrooms will reconstitute
to 6 - 8 times their dry weight.
2. Cover them with warm water, wine or stock.
3. Let them sit in the liquid for 15 - 20 minutes.
Gradually, they will absorb the moisture and
4. Drain the mushrooms in a colander; be sure
to reserve the flavorful soaking liquid for use in
stocks, soups or sauces.
Your mushrooms are now ready to use. Search our recipe archive for more ideas on using dried mushrooms.