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Mushrooms

Discover the Nuances of Umami With Our Guide

Tasting Table | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

It's that hit of I don't know what that elevates a dish to out-of-this-world, can't-stop-eating bliss.

Super Hacks: How to Make Healthy Food Even Healthier

Willow Jarosh, MS, RD | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Willow Jarosh, MS, RD

Not that healthy foods need to be any better, but we couldn't resist sharing these hacks that increase their nutritional value. Hey, go big or go home, right? Actually, whether you use these nutrition-boosting hacks or not, these foods are all super nutritious, tasty choices.

Five Facts about Fungi: The Unsung Heroes

Dr. Gregory M. Mueller, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Green
Dr. Gregory M. Mueller, Ph.D.

Sometimes, it's all too easy to overlook what's really important in life. Countless heroes go unsung as they carry out their important work behind the scenes. Today I would like to take a moment to acknowledge a group of unsung heroes working diligently all over the world: fungi.

'The Call of the Wildman'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.20.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a homebody whose idea of communing with nature is to open the windows, I could never see the forest for the trees, or even the mushrooms for the pi...

Accidental Locavore Gathering: Morel Edition

Anne Maxfield | Posted 08.02.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Foraging for mushrooms is something the Accidental Locavore has wanted to do for years.

Farming and Dancing: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

There's a New Pizza Rule

Galanty Miller | Posted 06.14.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Why would anyone think to put pineapples on pizza? This is not a pizza topping, it's a cry for help.

Succulent Chicken Normandy

Food Fanatic | Posted 05.26.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

After reminiscing with my mom and sister about the Normandy Chicken recipe, I pieced together my own version. The basics included a whole chicken cut up, shallots, mushrooms and Calvados, a french apple brandy. I added apples with the mushrooms and some crème fraîche at the end to make a creamy sauce.

How To Make Mushroom Barley Soup

Laura Kumin | Posted 05.26.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Making this main-course-hearty soup requires lots of chopping, but not much in the way of culinary skills.

Bibimbap: A Fresh Take On A Korean Classic

Erin Clarke | Posted 03.25.2014 | Taste
Erin Clarke

Shine up your dancin' shoes because this vegetarian Bibimbap has a beat, and we're swingin'.

Every Type Of Mushroom You Need To Know About

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.24.2014 | Taste

Where do we begin with mushrooms? They run the gamut from beautiful to grotesque. They can even be magical. They have the ability to add a depth of fl...

How To Make Easy Marinated Mushrooms

Food Fanatic | Posted 05.14.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Simple ingredients like garlic and garden-fresh herbs allow the mushrooms' flavor to shine.

WATCH: The Truth About How Mushrooms Grow

Posted 02.25.2014 | Taste

You'll never see mushrooms the same way again.

Were There Mushrooms in Eden?

Morgan Guyton | Posted 03.29.2014 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

What happened when humanity lost its innocence, as represented allegorically in the Eden story, is not that biological existence began, but that the harmonic balance of the food chain started to be skewed.

Wild Mushroom Confit With Garlic And Fresh Herbs

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 02.11.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

So delicious, deep and aromatic, you might want to eat the whole batch in one go.

Cooking Off The Cuff: To Make Bean Soup, First Cook Your Beans (And Buy Some Mushrooms)

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.27.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

The result was excellent: perfectly intact but perfectly tender beans and a great olive-oil aroma.

Shrooms Make Their Own Weather!?

LiveScience | Douglas Main | Posted 11.26.2013 | Science

Many once thought that mushrooms spread by passively dropping their spores, after which the reproductive packets would hopefully get picked up by a gu...

The World's Five Weirdest Travel Pitches

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Just for fun, here's a sampling of the weirdest travel pitches that are out there right now -- flapping around, jumping up and down, and doing their darnedest to snag your attention.

Mushroom Hunting With the Pros

Langdon Cook | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
Langdon Cook

Doug has been hunting mushrooms commercially in the Pacific Northwest for 30 years. In recent years I've been roaming with him, meeting the pickers and buyers who work in a hidden economy known as the mushroom trail.

The Most Fascinating Mushrooms On Earth

weather.com | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green

Fomes Fomentarius is a strange-looking mushroom species, appearing more like an animal hoof than the traditional mushroom with a stem and top hat....

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Japanese Rice Bowl With a Beefy Bonus

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.07.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This is actually about making a wonderful pot of rice, but bear with me while I describe how I got there -- via leftover steak.

Rip Out Your Flowers and Come to the Mushroom Fair

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.02.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you love mushrooms like I do, you'll rip out your flowers so mushrooms can shine forth from the mulch beneath. And now is a good time to make way for the mushrooms. Heavy rains have left shrooms of all sizes and shapes popping up all over town.

Why We Love Shiitake Mushrooms

Posted 06.28.2013 | Taste

For starters, they embody a satisfying umami you can't get from any other plant-based food.

Naked CU-Boulder Student Rescued After Getting Too High

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.22.2013 | Denver

Ah, the college life: Academia, sportsmanship, and taking too many mushrooms, stripping naked and fighting off emergency responders. Excelsior! Tha...

Can Eating Enoki Mushrooms Lower Your Cancer Risk?

Paul Stamets | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Stamets

While there are no clusters of enoki growers and enoki eaters to study in the U.S. like there are in Nagano, this Japanese study could inspire epidemiologists to study the effect of higher mushroom consumption.