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Celebrate National Mushroom Month the Northeastern Way

September 5, 2021

Got your bags packed? 🧳 This week we’re heading to the Northeast.

ICYDK: This National Mushroom Month, we are taking a virtual road trip across the United States to showcase how people are enjoying mushrooms. From regionally-inspired recipes and restaurants, to fungi facts and nutritional benefits, get ready to Explore Mushrooms. Here. There. Everywhere. Beginning with the Northeast.

Composed of nine states, this region of the country is home to the mushroom capital of the world: Pennsylvania. An ample supply of fresh mushrooms means this region knows how to do mushrooms and do them well.

Channel the flavors of Northeastern favorites within your own kitchen or visit one of the many restaurants with mighty delicious mushroom menu offerings.

📢 GIVEAWAY ALERT 📢

Interested in winning a regionally-inspired National Mushroom Month prize pack? Enter our weekly giveaway by September 12 for a chance to win the Northeast Prize Pack!

At Home

Hot Pastrami on Rye with Mushrooms

Pastrami is legendary in New York. Explore Mushrooms and the deliciousness of the Northeast in this recipe from @peaches2peaches.

‘Shrooms on Weck

Inspired by a sandwich made famous in Buffalo, New York, this ‘Shrooms on Weck is an easy-to-make, meatless version that delivers the flavors of the Northeast no matter where you are.

'Shrooms on Weck

On The Road

Smoked Mushroom Reuben | Mamaleh’s Deli

📍 Boston, MA

Located in Massachusetts, Mamaleh’s is a delicatessen that serves Jewish-inspired dishes. Enter the Smoked Mushroom Reuben. This vegetarian spin features smoked portobello mushrooms, Russian dressing, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut, nestled between two slices of seeded rye.

Spicy Chik N Funguy Sandwich | PLNT Burger

📍 Northeast

PLNT BURGER is a Northeastern burger chain that offers “indulgent, craft, plant-based burgers and an uplifting dining experience.” To simply put it, the Spicy Chik N Funguy Sandwich is a must try. Crispy fried oyster mushroom stems, hot sauce, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle and garden herb mayo — go ahead and try to tell us you’re not drooling.

Grilled Portabella Mushrooms & Swiss Sub | Jersey Mike’s

📍 National

Jersey Mike’s locations are everywhere, but they started out in the great state of New Jersey. The restaurant also just started something else – a portabella sub craze sweeping the nation! Introduced earlier this year, their Grilled Portabella Mushrooms and Swiss Sub is sizzling, juicy and oh so ‘shroomy.

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