TIP OF THE DAY: Fresh Morel Mushrooms

Dried morel mushrooms are available year round, but there’s nothing like the splendor of fresh morels—one of the most flavorful mushrooms, earthy and woodsy. A perennial favorite of French chefs for the depth of flavor they give to almost any savory dish, morels grow wild in the woods from April through July. They are available…
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NEWS: White Button Mushrooms Are Not So Boring After All

White button mushrooms. Photo by Paul Cowan | BSP.   After growing up on white button mushrooms, food enthusiaists have foraged for more flavor excitement than the old standard offers. The mild-flavored classic whites, the cultivated, smooth, creamy-looking reliables found fresh at every market and—gasp—also sold canned, were sidelined by anyone with pretensions to a…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Slice Mushrooms

  Although National Mushroom Month draws to a close today, these tasty, low-calorie fungi should be enjoyed all year round. Learn from The French Culinary Institute’s Marc Bauer how to slice mushrooms evenly and with little waste. Substituting part or all of the meat in your recipe with mushrooms can help stretch your food budget.…
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