Check this out! This could EASILY replace green bean casserole! I don’t have any wine in the house, so I’d substitute chicken broth for the wine.


3 tablespoons butter
6 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and sliced
6 ounces oyster mushrooms, sliced
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
3 tablespoons chopped shallots
1/2 cup Madeira
1 cup whipping cream
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed

Vegetable oil (for deep-frying)
2 large leeks (white and pale green parts only), thinly sliced crosswise