Preview: “How to Compose a Dish–2” with locally grown oyster mushrooms

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I went to the first day of the North Union farmer’s market at Crocker Park this morning and picked up these beauties from the Killbuck Valley Mushroom Farm people.

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I’m still not completely sure what I’m going to do with them, but they will definitely be the star of the dish.

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I can’t get over how gorgeous they are–not to mention only nine dollars a pound. Seems like a crazy good deal to me for organic, locally grown oyster mushrooms.

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While I’m not completely sure what to do with them, I have some ideas and started doing prep work for components that I want to go into the dish.

Got some adzuki beans soaking…

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Some rainbow chard washed…

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And some chard stems pickling…

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It’ll all come together tomorrow. Here’s one more until then:

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