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i know you're not supposed to ________, but i do it any way.

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i know you're not supposed to ________, but i do it any way.

eLizard | Mar 11, 2013 12:59 PM

wash mushrooms. i cannot be bothered to brush each one with a damp cloth. and i really don't feel like they absorb THAT much water, plus they're grown in poop. also i cook them at high heat and all the water cooks out and evaporates. at least i think it does..... and no one has every called my mushrooms tough. but maybe they're being polite. lots of rationalizing for running some fungus under the faucet.....

i feel like cook's illustrated or alton brown did an experiment with soaking/washing shrooms. i don't remember the upshot, but it didn't change my bad-ass rebel washing.

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