I'm making a braised duck ragu that calls for porcini mushrooms. Rather than spend $10 for the porcini, I'm hoping to substitute an herb. Do you think thyme would lend a similar earthiness as porcini? Other suggestions? Thank you in advance.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy