5 Myths About Minnesota Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a fascinating, yet often misunderstood food source. As a result, there are many myths about their safety, cultivation, and effects on the body. We know how delicious and healthy gourmet mushrooms can be, so we’ve done the research to disprove 5 common myths about Minnesota Mushrooms.

Mushrooms Can Boost Immune System Health

Many of us would prefer to avoid the “Is it Coronavirus?!?” panic when we wake up with a cough or the sniffles, so it’s important to have a strong immune system when those first winter germs hit. 

Mushrooms Are a Perfect Meat Replacement

While reducing the meat in your diet is an admirable goal, it’s sometimes difficult to know where to start. It’s important to maintain proper nutrition, and you want to be sure your food still fills you up. Mushrooms are a great way to meet these needs without using meat.

Ugly Mushroom Market Pizza

This Ugly Mushroom Market Pizza is a great way to get in a mass amount of nutrients all at once using fresh and local ingredients. You will also be getting a variety of flavors with plenty of room for creativity. Stop by your local farmers market, grab some delicious mushrooms and produce for some pizza tonight!

FAQs About Gourmet Minnesota Mushrooms

Many Minnesotans are new to gourmet mushrooms. We’re used to choosing between the three varieties of mushroom you’ll find at the average grocery store without being able to choose the nuanced flavor profile and texture that best suits our needs. 

Oyster Mushroom Taquitos with Roasted Corn Salsa

These oyster mushroom taquitos are a great alternative to shredded meat, mimicking the flavor and texture with the added health benefits including improved metabolic health, lower cholesterol and higher immune function. And now that corn season is in full swing, this roasted corn salsa pairs perfectly. Give these crunchy taquitos a try!

Mushroom Anatomy: Understanding Caps + Stems

We all love to eat gourmet mushrooms, but have you ever really stopped to think about what they are and how they’re grown? They’re not quite a plant, but not an animal either…so where do they fit in, and how do we cultivate them for our enjoyment?

Creamy Shiitake Spinach Ravioli

Give your immune system a boost with a healthy dose of shiitake mushrooms for dinner tonight! Take a step out of your comfort zone and try this delicious dish. I think everyone needs to make homemade ravioli at least once in their lives. Plus-ravioli is super fun to make with your family!

Golden Oyster Mushroom "Fish Fry"

Who would have known mushrooms could be a fish replacement?! After some trial and error, I have created this fried, breaded and fishy deliciousness. After you devour this meal, you won't have "mush-room" for dessert! This is definitely a must-try. No fish was harmed in the making of this "fish" fry! 

Summer Farmers Markets Have Arrived!

We’re in the midst of prime farmers market season in the Twin Cities, which means tons of local fresh produce is right at our fingertips! There’s something special about spending a beautiful summer day strolling around a market and experiencing all the local vendors have to offer!

Pioppinos + Pine Nuts + Peas

If you're looking for a healthy/easy weeknight dinner, look no further than this peppered Pioppino dish! Pioppino mushrooms are full of antioxidants, essential B vitamins and potassium. These mushrooms have an earthy, nutty flavor that pair well with pine nuts and sweet peas. So...swap out the beef in your weekly dinner routine for this filling, healthy, and meaty-like wonder!

Organic Mushrooms are a Nutritional Powerhouse

Most of us love organic gourmet mushrooms because they’re delicious. We add them to our meals for flavor, substance, and visual appeal. But mushrooms aren’t just a great tasting addition to your omelets and pastas. They’re also a nutritional powerhouse. The vitamins and minerals found in organic mushrooms can help you keep you healthy and well.

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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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