Cook these meaty oyster mushrooms right, and they make for a satisfying sandwich

  • Cooking meaty oyster mushrooms under a weight in your grill pan gets them nicely browned, making them good to stack on sandwiches.

    Cooking meaty oyster mushrooms under a weight in your grill pan gets them nicely browned, making them good to stack on sandwiches. Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky

 
By Joe Yonan
The Washington Post
Updated 5/22/2019 6:34 AM

Cooking is often a matter of managing moisture: keeping it in when you're cooking meat, driving it out when you're cooking vegetables. The latter is true even for members of a prized category of plant-based cooking that are actually in-between plants and animals: fungi such as mushrooms.

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