Pasta Primavera

Classic pasta primavera the way Le Cirque used to make it back in the 1970s: Angel hair with fresh spring vegetables and cream.

Wild Rice Hotdish

Can you get any more Minnesota than wild rice hotdish? Pretty sure you can't. This easy comfort food casserole is a hat tip to the North Star State, and can be made "wilder" with venison and wild mushrooms.

Garlic Roasted Mushrooms

This is a simple garlic roasted mushroom recipe that works with any meaty mushroom, from porcini to shiitake to regular button mushrooms.

Mushroom Tortellini

When life gives you mushrooms, make tortellini out of them. I love these little packets of love, and making them with wild mushrooms is especially lovely.

Wild Rice Porridge

Wild rice porridge is a great way to enjoy our native grain for breakfast: Creamy, studded with fruit, nuts and seeds, it'll get your day started.

Wild Rice Salad

A fresh and bright wild rice salad recipe that mimics Crisp and Green's "wild child" salad. I use grouse, wild rice and dried wild berries.

Cranberry Sausage Stuffing

A simple recipe for cranberry sausage stuffing with lots of variations depending on what you have on hand. Sausage, stale bread, nuts and dried berries are the stars.

Lingonberry Sauce

Making lingonberry sauce is easy: It's just lingonberries and sugar - and time. Sugared lingonberries are a versatile Scandinavian condiment.

Huitlacoche Quesadilla

A recipe for huitlacoche quesadillas. Huitlacoche, "corn smut," is a mushroom that grows on corn, and is amazing cooked with chile and onion on a tortilla.

Birch Bolete Bonanza

How to identify, harvest and cook the birch bolete, Leccinum scabrum. Birch boletes are edible, but best dried first.

chanterelle sauce

A recipe for a summery chanterelle sauce that works well with fish, poultry, pasta or bread. Chanterelles, cream, corn and roasted garlic.