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Guided By Mushrooms Featured In Edible Ohio Valley Magazine

Guided By Mushrooms Featured in Edible Ohio Valley Magazine

We’ve been stupendously busy with the move to our new location in New Lebanon, Ohio, which we’ll address and feature in a future post. But in the meantime, it’s time for us to update readers of this blog with news. And we’re proud to report that Edible Ohio Valley Magazine recently. From the article: “Once […]

Audrissa Powder on Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Audrissa Mushroom Spice Powder

Roasted vegetables are a staple of winter cooking. Liven up your roasted brussels sprouts with Guided By Mushrooms Audrissa Chef’s Powder.  INGREDIENTS 1 pint brussels sprouts (about a pound) 4 to 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons bacon fat (optional) 5 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced thin 3 tablespoons Guided By Mushrooms Audrissa Chef’s Powder Salt […]

Tikka Masala Recipe with Garam Masala Spice Blend

Tika Masala Recipe

Spicy and tangy this Tikka Masala Recipe is a standard at any Indian restaurant in the US. The tomato-based sauce is traditionally served over rice with naan bread. This recipe, using Guided By Mushrooms’ Garam Masala Spice Blend combines popular flavors of the Indian sub-continent with the rich umami of mushroom powder. It’s a gardener’s interpretation of a standard Indian-American recipe, […]

Asparagus with Garlic Reaper Umami Blend Crust Recipe

Create thin, crispy, spicy asparagus with Guided By Mushrooms Garlic Reaper Chef’s Powder. Use of a baking sheet with a raised grate is helpful for creating air space around the asparagus. Lining the baking sheet with parchment paper makes clean up super easy. Many people make a recipe like this one using powdered parmesan cheese. Our […]

Just Exactly What Is Umami?

Umami is a term to describe the culinary experience of savory flavor. It comes from the Japanese language and is included in the five basic tastes: sweetness, saltiness, sourness, bitterness and umami. In US culture, umami is the least emphasized flavor of the five. Umami is detected on the tongue via the presence of glutamate, an amino […]

What’s The Deal With Reishi Mushrooms?

Native to the continent of Asia, Ganoderma lucidum, often referred to as Reishi, is a fungus that thrives in hot, humid conditions. Popular in Eastern medicine, this mushroom has some of the most beneficial triterpenoids, peptidoglycans, and polysaccharides. Reishi mushrooms don’t taste particularly good, but the Chinese have developed ways of cooking them that bring out their best as a culinary […]

Turkey Tail Mushrooms – A Medicinal Mushroom Powerhouse

Turkey Tail Mushrooms

Turkey Tail mushrooms, botanically classified as Trametes versicolor, are striped, multicolored fungi that belong to the Polyporaceae family. They are commonly grown on stumps, logs or branches that are in the process of decomposing. One of the most common varieties of mushrooms found in forests, they take their name from their resemblance to the colored tail […]

All About Lions Mane Mushrooms

Lions Mane Mushrooms

Lion’s mane mushroom is a puffy, fuzzy, white species that grows well on sawdust substrate in an agricultural setting. It has both culinary value due to its versatile texture and flavor profile, as well as medicinal uses supported by ample peer-reviewed research. Called Hericium erinaceus by scientists, lion’s mane supports immune function as well as providing neurological benefits.  One of the ways it enhances immune […]

Butter Crackers with Mushroom Powder

I love butter crackers with mushroom powder! They are easy to make and anything homemade tastes so much better than store-bought. These crackers are a delicious snack on their own and are wonderful with a hot bowl of soup or broken up in a salad instead of croutons.   I recently decided to change up my […]