• Blue Oyster Mushroom Carnitas Tacos

    Carnitas are a big deal in my house. It takes me six hours to make them on my stovetop when I use a big pork shoulder, but that wonderfully juicy shredded pork with crispy edges is worth every minute. I only make it in…

  • Creamy White Chicken Chili With Mushrooms

    Now that cooler days are on the way, I can finally start to make some of my favorite comfort foods without making my apartment hot and humid. To me, there’s nothing better than typing away while a pot full of aromas simmers on the…

  • Crab Stuffed Baby Bella Mushrooms

    On one of our first dates, my boyfriend bought me stuffed mushrooms just like these at our local farmer’s market. At the time, I had recently moved into town, and I was amazed by the market’s selection of fresh seafood, farm-fresh goodies, and other…

  • Vegan Shiitake Mushroom BLT Sweet Potatoes

    On a whim I decided to see if I could turn my sliced shiitake mushrooms into bacon, and I’m so glad I did. They hit the spot so much better than turkey bacon could ever hope to do, and they had a perfectly satisfying,…

  • Creamy Mushroom Risotto

    With all the stirring, risotto is more labor intensive than your typical rice side dish – but it’s so worth it. The starch released from the toasted grains makes it creamy, even if you don’t want to add the cream cheese. I always make…

  • Mushroom Spreadable Treat/Kong Stuffing Recipe For Dogs

    Did you know that your dog can share in your love of mushrooms? This simple pate is a great alternative to other spreadable treats. Unlike peanut butter, it’s low in fat, but it’s just as flavorful, not to mention packed with protein. Use it…

  • Blended Mushroom Beef Smash Burgers

    Featuring a 1:3 mixture of white button mushrooms and lean ground beef, these burgers are an upgrade that’s easy even for picky eaters in your family to accept. You never forget your first smashed-style burger. I was never a “burger person” because I have…

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How Long Do Mushrooms Last In The Fridge?

If you’re anything like me, you worry about wasting food, but you also worry about making yourself and your family ill by cooking and serving spoiled ingredients. When it comes to mushrooms, you can usually trust your senses when it comes to deciding whether…

Is A Mushroom A Vegetable?

Mushrooms are delicious and packed with vitamins and minerals. So what does it matter if they’re classified as a veggie, a fruit, or something else entirely? Well, whether you’re wondering if your mushroom meals need additional veggies to be balanced and healthy, or you…

How To Properly Clean Mushrooms

With all of their marvelous gills and crevices, you might be wondering how you can get them properly cleaned and ready for cooking or eating. For most mushrooms from the grocery store or farmer’s market, you don’t actually need to wash them. It’s sufficient…