Porcini Mushroom Sauce with Cream

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 1997

These robust, earthy sauces banish any notions of bland, watery mushrooms.

SERVES Enough for 1 pound of pasta

TIME 35 minutes

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted to create a dried porcini mushroom sauce recipe for pasta with a robust, earthy flavor. We found that a soak of 20 minutes in hot tap water was enough to soften the mushrooms for our porcini sauce recipe, and five or 10 minutes mo...

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