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Celebrate National Mushroom Month the Midwestern Way

September 11, 2021

Next stop on our National Mushroom Month itinerary: the Midwest!

Welcome to the Midwest! Home to some of nature’s greatest offerings, including the Great Lakes, The Ozarks, and Mount Rushmore. Also, the Mall of America®, The Gateway Arch, and some of the nation’s most popular state fairs.

Of course we can’t forget about the wonderful food the Midwest has to offer. From Chicago-style hot dogs and deep dish pizza, to hotdish and casseroles galore, it’s evident that this region has comfort food dialed in.

Whether you’re looking to bring a piece of the Midwest to your kitchen from across the nation or planning your next trip, we’ve got the best ways to taste the flavors of America’s Heartland.

📢 GIVEAWAY ALERT 📢

Interested in winning a regionally-inspired National Mushroom Month prize pack? Enter our weekly giveaway by September 19 for a chance to win the Midwest Prize Pack!

At Home

One-Pot Mushroom Tater Tot Hotdish

Nothing says “Midwest” like a hotdish. Explore mushrooms and this Midwest favorite from @forkinthekitchen.

Cincinnati Chili

Typically served over top spaghetti or hot dogs, Cincinnati Chili is not your traditional chili! Put a twist on this Midwest favorite by using The Blend for added flavor and nutrition.

On The Road

The Fun Guy Pizza | Wild Tomato Pizza

📍 Egg Harbor, WI

Wild Tomato Wood Fired Pizza and Grille, located in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin, prides themselves on their dedication to providing sustainable and affordable dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. The Fun Guy pizza is a garlic cream-based pizza topped with five types of sautéed mushrooms, spinach and caramelized onions. What mushroom lover wouldn’t want a “pizza” that? 😉

Wild Tomato Fun Guy Pizza

Da Meatball Shroom Pizza | Old Chicago

📍 Midwest

Originally started in Boulder, Colorado, Old Chicago was founded on the traditions and flavors of Chicago, Illinois (aka home to some of the country’s best pizza). Among their expansive pizza offerings is Da Meatball Shroom Pizza, which includes juicy meatballs, brick cheese, Madeira sauce, mushrooms, caramelized onions & parsley.

Kale & Portabella Mushroom Sous Vide Egg Bites | Starbucks

📍 National

Next time you pop into Starbucks for your cup of Joe, be sure to add the Kale & Portabella Egg Bites to your order. Made with chopped kale, portabella mushrooms, cage-free eggs and Monterey Jack cheese, these poppable bites are the delicious source of protein you need to take on the day!

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