The Simple Spatula

Tag: olive oil

To melt August into September

I’ve said before, working near food frequently causes some weird food cravings and lately I find myself eating a lot of steamed broccoli dipped in mustard (not just any mustard, but this one specifically). In general, I’ll go for very plain vegetables or some combination of salt and vinegar (hence the mustard). Or I’ll eat [...]

Fettuccine with Pickled Mushrooms and Parmesan

When I first tasted the pickled mushrooms Tuesday night, I wanted to run off with the jar and find a stove to cook some pasta and toss them both with parmesan cheese. They were that good. However, that probably wouldn’t have gone over well so instead I controlled myself and went out for dinner – [...]

Pickled Cremini Mushrooms with Garlic and Thyme

Last night I went to a pickling class taught by Scott of BrooklynCured. We learned how to make several things including his jardiniere, and my favorite- pickled mushrooms. There was some ebate over whether they are really pickled or actually just marinated since they are packed in oil but whatever you call them, I was [...]