Grits with Wild Mushrooms and Sherry Broth Mushrooms
Chef Douglas Keane loves this elevated dish by his mother, Kathryn Douglas. He says it's one of the most satisfying dishes he has ever eaten because the brilliant sherry broth adds a sophisticated twist to one of his favorite comfort foods, creamy grits.
Marcia Kiesel, a self-described mushroom freak, uses porcini to make her delicious, earthy chicken thigh sauté with roasted garlic cloves. She finishes the dish with a sprinkle of chopped tarragon, which adds a light, herbal sweetness.
Pappardelle with porcini mushrooms is Shea Gallante's favorite pasta: "It's great in its simplicity," he says. What makes this version extraordinary are the roasted pistachios, which add a sweet nuttiness.
Gail Hobbs-Page developed this beef stew recipe with chuck in mind, marinating it overnight to tenderize it, simmering it slowly, then adding port, red wine and porcini mushrooms to create a rich, deeply flavored sauce.