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Morels, What is your favorite way to cook them?

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I found a bunch of morels today and was just wondering about a few new recipes. Thanks.

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not sure about morels,, don't think I would know what to pick,, I do enjoy the chanterelles though!!

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Sauted in butter. The I also like to fry them up in egg and cracker crumb. They are not to bad in scrambled eggs either.

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Fave of all time is to sautee them fresh in unsalted butter, add cooking wine and simmer for sauce, then pour sauce over grilled lake trout.

MMMMMMMM. gringrin

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I like to saute them in butter, or do the egg wash cracker crumb thing, and mix the morels up in a pot of wild rice. Soooooooo Good! The leaves are finally starting to bud up this way, it won't be long.

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fry them up in butter and garlic salt. Simple and AWESOME!

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Thanks I will try them all.

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asleson, I have to ditto archerystud, Just saute them in butter (but DON'T burn 'em) and serve with your favorite whatever! I've been out about 11 times and have a bunch drying now. It's just hard to decide which way to make with them! My favorite is to TOTALLY dry them, grind them and serve them on top of scrambled eggs. I once had a hard time getting up for breakfast...but that did the trick!! Save'em, dry'em and eat'em when nobody else has'em, During the fall and winter...they're PRIMO!!! If you hunt rabbits...They are a PERFECT match to roast rabbit meat!! Phred52

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I have found the butter and garlic my fave, I like to mix in some of the other spring bounties out their like Asparagus, Ramps & Fiddlehead Ferns when I cook them. It adds to the earthy flavors.

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How do you dry your morels?

THanks

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Honestly, I never have had too. They usually go pretty quick.

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Cut them in half and put them on a screen or string them up with a needle and some fishing line. I usually put a fan on them at a low setting. They will be dry in a couple of days and they will keep for years.

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Thanks Nate. Once they are dry how do you store them? zip lock, jar and I assume you don't want to freeze them. Been doing real good the last couple days 5-6 lbs. mix of grays and yellows

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Looking for a morel soup recipe. A little help? Wild rice maybe? Have some leftovers that are shot for taste but still have good texture...

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I like to cook about 3 pieces of bacon and then saute the half cut Morels in that. Then sprinkle over a salad. Yuum! wink

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Fried in butter with fresh venison backstraps and onions is amazing.

Also with ruffed grouse. I brown the grouse breasts, then put in the crockpot with a can or two of cream of mushroom soup for a few hours. About 2 hours before it's time to eat, I add in the morels.

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