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    Cultivated Mushroom Varieties

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    When it comes to cookery, the term mushroom refers generally to cultivated mushrooms. Almost all of the mushrooms that you will take home from the market for use in the kitchen have been cultivated indoors under controlled conditions. The mushroom is a fungus and to keep the strain pure, mushroom growers work hard to keep […] More

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    How to Cook and Serve Mushrooms

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    Mushrooms have a deliciously woodsy flavor and are easy to prepare. Use mushrooms in appetizers, salads, dips, soups, sauces, omelets, stews, pizzas, and pasta, or match them with meat, poultry, fish, and shellfish. Mushrooms can be sautéed, broiled, grilled, steamed, or stir-fried. Cultivated mushrooms are available year-round. The peak season for many wild mushrooms is […] More

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    Cremini Mushrooms: Kitchen Basics

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    Cremini mushrooms have a rich, nutty flavor. They are dense and meaty. When cremini mushrooms are fully mature they are called portobellos. Cremini mushrooms should not be confused with all-white button mushrooms. The cremini has a brownish cast and twice the flavor of a cultivated white mushroom. The peak season for mushrooms harvested in the wild […] More