Creating Meat Substitutes with Mushrooms

Gourmet mushrooms are great for meatless meals! Their textures are decidedly “meaty,” and their umami flavor is reminiscent of animal proteins like beef and chicken. They are also more environmentally friendly to produce than animal products. Here’s how to transform some of R&R Cultivation’s most popular gourmet mushroom varieties into a convincing meat substitute.

The Benefits of Buying Farmers Market Mushrooms

The farmers market is a Minnesota summer staple. With dozens of markets throughout the Twin Cities, you’re sure to find one in your neighborhood. Weekend markets in Minneapolis and St. Paul draw the largest crowds, but small suburbs offer weekly or bi-weekly markets seven days a week.

Local Chefs Love Gourmet Mushrooms

R&R Cultivation offers an alternative to unsustainable foraging and imported dried mushrooms by cultivating many gourmet mushroom varieties right here in Minnesota! Here’s why local chefs love using these unique ingredients.

3 Facts You Didn’t Know About Umami Flavors

Umami is the taste of glutamate, a naturally occurring substance found in mushrooms, meat, vegetables, and other food groups. As organic mushroom growers, we believe this taste is highly underrated! We know mushrooms are a great source of umami and can really round out the perfect meal. Here are a few facts about this elusive “fifth taste.”

Exploring the Role of Mushrooms Throughout History

Mushrooms have been used as food, medicine, and spiritual aids for centuries. Here’s how our love of edible mushrooms came to be and where this beautiful relationship may be headed in the future.

Storing Your Gourmet Mushrooms

If you won’t be using your gourmet mushrooms for a few days, read our new blog post for strategies to maximize mushroom freshness.

Chocolate Chaga Banana Pancakes

These chocolate chaga banana pancakes are perfect for a lazy weekend morning. They are so easy and fast to put together with only 8 ingredients! 

Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms?

As pet owners, we’re constantly searching the internet before giving our dogs a bit of human food to make sure it’s safe. We know chocolate, grapes, and cooked bones are off-limits for our canine friends, but there are lots of other foods – mushrooms included – that are rarely mentioned in relation to our dogs’ diets.

Chestnut Southwestern Scramble

Craving some extra spice for Sunday morning brunch? This south-western scramble with Chestnut mushrooms will certainly hit the spot! Chestnut mushrooms from R&R Cultivation are packed with essential vitamins and minerals.

How Mushrooms Help Our Forests

With fungi covering so much area in our forests, they’re bound to affect the ecosystem. Here are some of the ways these fascinating structures help plants, animals, and other organisms.

Parmesan Pioppino Swirls

These Parmesan Pioppino Swirls make a very delicious and quick appetizer. You could also make this a complete meal and serve it with a side salad.

Savory Shiitake Stroganoff

When cold weather strikes and you want something warm and comforting, this shiitake stroganoff might be what you are looking for!

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Subscribe to our Gourmet Mushroom CSA and save 20%! Customize your CSA with your preferred delivery frequency and mushroom quantity. Each contact-free delivery will contain 3-6 species depending on current availability. Our mushroom CSA makes a wonderful gift!

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