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Preserved Mushroom

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Directions

Home-preserved mushrooms have much more flavor than most canned varieties and preserving is a very simple process.
Prepare salt brine by boiling salt with water for 20 minutes in the proportions of 1 cup salt to |4 cups water.
Let brine cool while you clean mushrooms well, cut off tough ends of stems, and peel stems if skin is thick.
Cook mushrooms in boiling water for 3 minutes, rinse in cold running water, drain, and pack in glass jars.
Pour cooled brine in jars to .fill to the neck.
Top with a thin layer of olive oil to seal out air.
Store covered lightly with a piece of paper to keep out dust.
Before using preserved mushrooms, desalt by soaking in several changes of water for half a day, then cooking in boiling water for 5 minutes and rinsing infold water.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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