How-To Prepare Dried Wood Ear Mushrooms

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Place desired amount of dried wood ear mushrooms in a bowl and cover with water.




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Leave at room temperature until rehydrated, about 1 hour.




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Remove the bottom center stem, this portion is usually very sandy. Rinse several times in clean water. Drain.




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Using your fingers, roll into a log.




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Juienne to thin strips or to desired thinckness.




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Use as directed in the recipe. If there are any leftovers, tightly wrap in plastic wrap and store in a freezer bag.