It’s officially fall, the perfect time for Japanese mushroom rice. It’s also the ideal moment for a new episode of “Superabundant”: Psilocybin. This week the “Superabundant” newsletter celebrates its first birthday with so-called “magic” mushrooms, mussel mayhem, Hispanic heritage, and good things in gardens and markets.
Indian chile relleno? Mexican mirchi bajji? This stuffed/fried pepper is the mashup you really need to try. And in this week's news nibbles we've got a minty fresh problem, an adieu to the apple pastor and good things in gardens and markets.
This week’s recipe makes the most of what's in gardens now, showcasing the summer squash, corn, tomatillos and chiles of late summer, along with a wildcard ingredient that you might not be familiar with.
Local peaches are at their absolute prime right now, and if you thought the aroma of a peach couldn’t be more intoxicating, just wait until you smell peaches surrounded by sweet, buttery almond cream as they bake into a chewy, amaretti-like cake.
In this week’s installment of “Please Save Me From All This Superabundance,” we've got a recipe to rescue you from a deluge of summer squash. Plus: reader survey results, freeze-dried foods and an invasive threat to Oregon wine.