Rehydrating and storing dried mushrooms

Storing dried mushrooms: Store in a cool, dry place. Dried mushrooms can be stored for up to one year in sealed containers. After opening the original container, continue to store the remainder in a sealed container.

Rehydrating dried mushrooms: Soaking one ounce (by weight) of dried mushrooms will yield about eight ounces of rehydrated mushrooms. Using a small mixing bowl, to each ounce of dried mushrooms add one cup of hot water and soak the mushrooms, turning them occasionally, for 30 minutes or until soft. Add more hot water if needed, but use only as much as the mushrooms can absorb. Excess water can be poured off and used for stock. For a delicious treat, replace water with warm sherry or cream!

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