Fall Is The Perfect Season For Mushrooms

Throughout the world mushrooms are a delightful addition to any harvest time meal.   Fall harvest which is coming soon is associated with some very specific smells both in the field and in the kitchen.

Several varieties of mushrooms are in season during the fall time.   These wonderful, rich and flavorful varieties make for a perfect complement or addition to other harvest vegetables.  For a unique flavor and eye appealing dish add a few of your favorite mushrooms to any harvest dish to awaken your family and guests taste buds.

Mushrooms make a delicious warm soup that is just the right addition to any meal on a cool fall evening.  The earthy smell of the mushrooms enhance the harvest flavors and smells that are indicative of the fall season.     Those who enjoy gardening should consider mushroom cultivation as a complement to their other gardening passions.

Try this mushroom recipe out for flavor as the weather gets cool this fall.

Fall Harvest Soup

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 squash
  • ½ onion
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms
  • Water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Dash pepper
  • Garlic if desired.

Peel and dice sweet potato, squash, onion.  Place prepared vegetables in large pot.  Add chicken broth, salt, cinnamon, pepper.   Add water to 2 inches above other ingredients.  Cook over medium high heat to boiling.  Reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender.    Adding water if needed.  The potatoes, squash, and mushrooms should cook down to make a rich flavorful soup.

Mushrooms can be dried and used in dishes throughout the year for a little robust flavor in the general and holiday recipes.   Mushroom kits are a simple way to start mushroom cultivation.

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