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Dream it. Wish it. Do it. Eat More Mushrooms this year!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2017 11:54:35 AM / by Lindsey Roberts

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I know how it goes, you start the new year off with every intention to eat better, exercise more and get lots of rest.  But then life gets in the way. To help you keep your New Year’s resolutions, we created a nutrition guide that shares everything you need to know about the vitamin and mineral content of mushrooms; vitamins and minerals have been shown to have an impact on hunger and weight – exactly what we’re all focused on at this time of year.

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Football, Family, Portabella Fries...and FUN!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 30, 2017 1:50:44 PM / by Erica Manfre posted in Recipes, Side Dishes

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Whether you're a football fan, a commercial fan, or just a fan of getting together with friends and family... most of the country will be hanging out with good food, good drinks and good conversation, so why not include some delicious mushrooms and tasty beer into the mix.  It's sure to be a crowd pleaser!

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14-year-old chef builds a better burger by blending meat with mushrooms

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 17, 2017 10:24:44 AM / by Monterey Mushrooms

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January 17th, 2017
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Blend the Rules and Win Money for your School!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2017 12:09:00 PM / by Monterey Mushrooms

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The Mushroom Council is launching a Blend the Rules contest for K-12 cafeteria participation. The council will be capturing success stories and rewarding school districts that are creatively serving mushrooms and the Blend to their students. 

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Cozy up with Mushrooms

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 9, 2016 1:52:31 PM / by Erica Manfre

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This holiday season is all about mushrooms!  Mushroom soup, mushroom appetizers, mushroom EVERYTHING!  Really.  You can add mushrooms to just about anything.  We put together some fun and easy ways to incorporate mushrooms into your holiday festivities to knock your guest's socks off.

First, doctor up your favorite cream of mushroom soup!  That's right, take any regular cream of mushroom soup and make it "WOW" your friends and family.

CREAMY MUSHROOM SOUP WITH CREME FRAICHE 

INGREDIENTS

  • Your favorite cream of mushroom soup (homemade recipe HERE
  • Red pepper flakes
  • 8 oz. Monterey® Baby Bella Mushrooms, sliced
  • Creme Fraiche (homemade recipe HERE)
  • 1 tbl Extra virgin olive oil
  • Fresh thyme

PREPARATION

Heat up a sauce pan and add 1 tbl of extra virgin olive oil.  Add 8oz sliced Monterey Baby Bella Mushrooms.  Sautee until golden brown and set aside.  Add cream of mushroom soup into the same sauce pan and heat up.  Chop 3/4 of the sliced Monterey Baby Bella Musrhooms and stir into your soup with 1 tsp of chili flakes.  

Serve with a scoop of creme fraiche, chili flakes, thyme, and your remaining sliced Monterey Baby Bella Mushrooms on top.

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Portabella Fries- How to do it!

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 2, 2016 10:32:19 AM / by Monterey Mushrooms

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Portabella Fries- How to video
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It is a Mushroom Taco Tuesday!

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 29, 2016 2:25:47 PM / by Monterey Mushrooms

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This is what you will need:

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Thanksgiving is in 2 weeks!

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2016 8:25:00 AM / by Monterey Mushrooms posted in News

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Check Out our new Thanksgiving Board on Pinterest!

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The Blend

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 7, 2016 3:49:05 AM / by Admin

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Check out our blend page to learn more about blending with Mushrooms!

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Did you know Mushrooms and Beer go great together?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 7, 2016 11:57:41 AM / by Monterey Mushrooms posted in News

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Well it is a fact! Mushrooms and Beer go great together!

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