Carla Sears Mushrooms to Crispy Golden Perfection | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 19 January 2017
  • Our idea of magic mushrooms is crisp, golden (legal) substances with the power to lend a bass note of flavor to grain salads, turn a piece of ricotta toast into a meal, or stand alone as a savory side. Food Director Carla Lalli Music likes to sear a variety of mushrooms together with thyme, butter, and garlic, paired with herbed polenta.

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Comments • 204

  • Bronzekoala
    Bronzekoala  2 months back

    You can heat them up in the pan (maybe even add a little water) and add the oil a little bit later. This way the Mushrooms become less absorbent and don't soak up so much oil.

    • Spencer Allegra
      Spencer Allegra  3 months back

      Carla is such a gift

      • J F
        J F  3 months back

        They dont absorb water. Heston Blumenthal proved it.

        • Scotty Beeman
          Scotty Beeman  6 months back

          Best recipe ever

          • K Smith
            K Smith  7 months back

            '...more of an animal than a plant.' WHAT! Damn. I must have cut that particular bio class...

            • Austiiee
              Austiiee  7 months back

              "cause you know *has bad mushroom trip flashbacks* bad things can happen..." 😂😂😂

              • Nikie S
                Nikie S  8 months back

                Where was this guy this morning? Oo Carla.. how I adore u! Haha

                • Nicholas Deutsch
                  Nicholas Deutsch  8 months back

                  Love the turquoise jewelry Carla!

                  • Alex KarlssonTyrefors
                    Alex KarlssonTyrefors  9 months back

                    Imagine growing up in her household god, seems so dreamy. Carla adopt me.

                    • RITA ISABEL RODRIGUEZ JORGE

                      Mmnice ,the moorsoons make diferent i likebyour cooking

                      • NICOLE DECK
                        NICOLE DECK  10 months back

                        Made this recipe tonight! Was super easy and delicious! First time making polenta

                        • Luigi 24
                          Luigi 24  11 months back

                          Unwashed mushrooms have b12 a required vitamin.

                          • Luke Sky
                            Luke Sky  12 months back

                            You can and should wash mushrooms. Wash the pig feces off of it. If you don't know this by now, read a book.

                            • ro pro
                              ro pro  1 years back

                              Thank you for not peppering the entire video with the word 'umami'. :D

                              • Jane Poultney
                                Jane Poultney  1 years back

                                Am I the only person who doesn't like polenta?

                                • Anthony P. Ramirez ll
                                  Anthony P. Ramirez ll  1 years back

                                  Looks Great!! XX

                                  • lizardpeoplepoetry
                                    lizardpeoplepoetry  1 years back

                                    if carla can't make mushrooms look appetizing to me, then i don't there's hope that i'll ever like them :'(

                                    • tiara bucci
                                      tiara bucci  1 years back

                                      ok ok but that’s polenta looks amazing?! is there a recipe for it??

                                      • Leo Joey
                                        Leo Joey  1 years back

                                        I miss Claire so much 😞

                                        • iang
                                          iang  1 years back

                                          wait... you don't "belive" that salt causes stuff to release liquid? ...what the hell.....

                                          • Sifi0142
                                            Sifi0142  1 years back

                                            Looks so yummi ^^
                                            What is wrong with this comment can prepare your mushrooms as u like.... Jes

                                            • Annie Marie
                                              Annie Marie  1 years back

                                              I want that polenta recipe.

                                              • Jared Breiter
                                                Jared Breiter  1 years back

                                                The garlic is key. It forms a two part apoxy and Allicin which is really healthy for you....I bElIeVe

                                                • Robert Kinholt
                                                  Robert Kinholt  1 years back

                                                  I Love Carla, she's the best

                                                  • Adam Kifer
                                                    Adam Kifer  1 years back

                                                    Anyone else just eat the stems too?

                                                  • Lester Knopf
                                                    Lester Knopf  1 years back

                                                    Omg I’m so over people who want to prove they’re are superior by correcting a professional chefs choices that won’t affect them at all. Also, none of these variations are going to make a difference when you’re cooking mushrooms, so take it down a notch.

                                                    • THE SUNDAY COOK By Anthony Turk

                                                      I love this! I was never a mushroom eater growing up. In fact I loathed them. But now I adore them! When eating wild mushrooms out of season, I tend to buy the dried chanterelles, and they are great blitzed up into a powder if you want to use them to season something with a earthy hum. Thought I’d share that ;) so great in broths, in addition to autumnal stews etc.

                                                      • Daniel Vestholm
                                                        Daniel Vestholm  1 years back

                                                        Why wouldn’t mushrooms release its water when you at salt to it, when everything else does?

                                                        • Oot spagoot
                                                          Oot spagoot  3 months back

                                                          What Carla says goes. You don't get to be sarcastic just because you've got less brain cells than a box of crayons.

                                                        • Nagutama
                                                          Nagutama  6 months back

                                                          Because her beliefs somehow surpass material reality 😴

                                                        • _ musique
                                                          _ musique  1 years back

                                                          Because they're magic mushrooms?

                                                      • Jonah Zambrano
                                                        Jonah Zambrano  1 years back

                                                        Omg Carla is so iconic I love her. Slayyyy

                                                        • Kimberly Muro
                                                          Kimberly Muro  1 years back

                                                          I love her so much she's amazing

                                                          • Tim Justice
                                                            Tim Justice  1 years back

                                                            You’re so amazing. ❤️❤️

                                                            • Andhre Carvalho
                                                              Andhre Carvalho  1 years back

                                                              Carla and her polentas

                                                              • AlexMeow bleufeline
                                                                AlexMeow bleufeline  1 years back

                                                                Huh, Carla calls Brad by his last name

                                                                • The Ginger Power Ranger

                                                                  Awesome, finally someone with common sense who doesn't wash the mushrooms!

                                                                  • Lew
                                                                    Lew  1 years back

                                                                    what the hell is polenta

                                                                    • Fane Blackstone
                                                                      Fane Blackstone  1 years back

                                                                      Where's the actual recepie? 🤔

                                                                      • Faith Marianne Lawas
                                                                        Faith Marianne Lawas  1 years back

                                                                        Carla and her love for polenta <3

                                                                        • АЛДМ
                                                                          АЛДМ  1 years back

                                                                          Carla is cool (y)

                                                                          • Insinuative
                                                                            Insinuative  1 years back

                                                                            hate mushrooms but love carla <3

                                                                            • William Clawson
                                                                              William Clawson  1 years back

                                                                              Mehhh not sherry and rose marry. Way to proper in cooking. I prefer a nice pale ale or soy sauce(salty) or Worcestershire sauce(not to salty), yes keep the garlic. Top with parm cheese....

                                                                            • Remmi Maxwell
                                                                              Remmi Maxwell  1 years back

                                                                              I made this and it was absolutely delish!

                                                                              • Maham Nasir
                                                                                Maham Nasir  2 years back

                                                                                Not washing vegetables is just nasty. You dont know what happened on them in wild or while they reached that farmers market.

                                                                                • Lola Grey
                                                                                  Lola Grey  2 years back

                                                                                  Why in the world did you not show the part of making the polenta though :(

                                                                                  • 2skyland
                                                                                    2skyland  2 years back

                                                                                    Mushrooms are animals? *triggered*

                                                                                    • _ musique
                                                                                      _ musique  1 years back

                                                                                      No, they're their own kingdom apart from animals or plants. They hang out with plants sometimes though :)

                                                                                  • Christian Dodd
                                                                                    Christian Dodd  2 years back

                                                                                    I've literally never washed mushrooms and I'm fine, calm down guys

                                                                                    • Johanna Perez
                                                                                      Johanna Perez  2 years back

                                                                                      Carla ?! Polenta again ?!

                                                                                      • liquidpersuasion
                                                                                        liquidpersuasion  2 years back

                                                                                        Brad is right about the mushroom DNA thing

                                                                                        • giulianosassari
                                                                                          giulianosassari  2 years back

                                                                                          They wrote scared mushrooms lol