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Set the Holiday Table with Mushrooms

December 1, 2016

From appetizers to dinner to breakfast, set the holiday table with mushrooms this year.

It’s that time of year: There’s a crisp chill in the air, streets are decked with lights and your calendar is booked with holiday get-togethers. Whether you’re prepping for a five-course meal or just bringing a dish to pass, don’t forget to add mushrooms to the menu. Need an appetizer? Try our Acorn Squash Stuffed with Sausage and Mushrooms. Planning an office potluck? Opt for Blended Meatballs. Make the holidays easy with our fool-proof, crowd-pleasing, mushroom-centric dishes.

Tips for the hostess:

  • Food prep the day(s) before. Bake the pies, chop the veggies and assemble your ingredients ahead of time. You’ll be amazed at how much stress this will save you the day of.
  • Cover your bases. Be sure to include a few meat-free options such as Roasted Mushroom Parsnip Soup or Baked Brie with Crispy Mushrooms in your holiday spread.
  • Make it a team effort. Recruit your friend to bring the fruit salad and purchase the rolls from the bakery down the street. No need to do it all on your own!

Mushroom Recipes for the Holiday Menu

Mushroom Gravy
This umami-rich gravy is so tasty, even meat-lovers will want to cover their entire plate with it.

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Sausage and Mushrooms
Seasonal flavors burst in this acorn squash stuffed with mushrooms, sausage, apples and sage, then baked in a brown sugar butter.

Vegetable Frittata
Packed with colorful veggies and goat cheese, this easy breakfast will give you energy to power through Christmas morning.

Blended Meatballs
Throw together this crowd-pleasing appetizer with basic pantry ingredients that you already have on hand.

Italian Sausage Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Mushrooms
Hosting a NYE party? These bacon-wrapped mushrooms are sophisticated yet SO easy to make.

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