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6 recipes for mixing and matching mushrooms

(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post/Food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

After my boyfriend and I do our bi-monthly grocery store run, our fridge is full of mushrooms. Usually, we have button or cremini mushrooms, but this last time, we got silvery-gray oyster mushrooms (my favorite), shiitakes, trumpet mushrooms, enoki mushrooms and a singular maitake.

15 mushroom recipes for your plate, bowl or soul

We love 'em: crisped up and covered in spices, chopped and cooked down into a delicious sauce, or gently floating in soup. The best part is mixing and matching them for different recipes. For the below links, feel free to use whichever mushrooms you want to vary the flavors and textures. Looking for more mushrooms? Head to our Recipe Finder.

Onion Mushroom Tarte Tatin, above. Take a tarte tatin, and make it better by loading it up with onion, mushrooms, nuts and blue cheese. You can totally mix up the types of cheese however you like.


Mushroom Quesadillas. Keep a quesadilla simple: melty cheese and caramelized mushrooms are a match made in heaven.


Skirt Steaks With Creamy Mushrooms. A creamy mushroom sauce over a quickly prepared steak, makes for a quick dinner with hours of flavor.


Kasha Grain Bowl With Mushrooms, Onion and Egg. Make a hearty grain bowl for breakfast, lunch or dinner with mushrooms and an egg on top.


Wine-Braised Chicken With Mushrooms. This one is a hearty one-pot chicken dish gets an extra-savory boost from mushrooms.


Black-Eyed Peas With Mushrooms. This earthy, filling dish is wonderfully flavorful in a flash and completely vegetarian. Slice mushrooms into thick chunks so they stay juicy.

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