Side Dish Recipes for Spring Vegetables

Fresh morel mushrooms aren't always available at your local grocery store, and especially your local farmers market. So when morels arrive in spring and you spot some, give a little yelp of excitement and proceed to make these crunchy toasts covered in a creamy morel mushroom sauce. Because morel mushroom hunting is a thing. The fungi that resembles a honeycomb or piece of coral inspires online groups to post maps of where the season's crop has been spotted. The forager ritual can begin. We provide a great answer with what to do with this coveted fungi once it lands in your kitchen.

A sure sign of spring is the appearance of morel mushrooms. Try them roasted with fresh herbs and a touch of crème fraîche, then spooned over toasted bread for an elegant, yet easy, starter or first course. Special equipment: You will need a pastry brush for this recipe.... Read More