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5 November 2013: Chanterelles and Country Ham

November 5, 2013

Tags: Chanterelle Mushrooms, Country Ham, Grits Cakes, Classical Southern Cooking, Southern Cooking

Sautéed Chanterelles with Country Ham and Cream, spooned over old-fashioned sautéed grits cakes
Mushrooms in cream are surely one of the world’s great gastronomical inventions. And when a little dry-aged country ham and bit of fresh thyme is added to the mix, they lend a lovely autumnal fragrance and depth of flavor that enhances even the mildest of fungi. The combination is the perfect way to bid farewell to the all-too-brief season for chanterelles. (more…)