Mushrooms are considered a high-value crop and their popularity as a specialty food continue to grow over the years. Mushrooms have flavor and texture that are distinct from meat or vegetables. No wonder many people love them. With an increasing demand for these fungi, small and big-time businesses saw a good opportunity in growing mushrooms for profit.If you are considering this path, this guide is just for you.Continue reading
Morels are a delight to many people who love eating mushrooms. They have such a unique flavor that is hard to describe. Moreover, they are versatile as you can prepare or cook them in many ways. They also complement a wide range of dishes. If you want to gather during its hunting season, it would be best to learn how to freeze Morel mushrooms so you could extend their shelf life without affecting the flavor.Continue reading
Portobellos are among the edible mushrooms that are priced for their rich flavor and aroma. They are also among the mushrooms that are easy to grow. However, if you have a good supply of these mushrooms, one of your challenges will be on how to store them and increase their shelf life. In this article, we will examine the Portobello mushrooms and how to store them the right way.Continue reading
Chanterelles are among the prized mushrooms of many people including restaurant chefs. And this is for a good reason. They are among the most delicious and versatile fungi that you can add to a wide variety of dishes. However, Chanterelles are only available for several months of the year. If you want to enjoy them year-round, the best way is to preserve and store them. But how do you properly store Chanterelles?
In this guide, I will show you some of the techniques to extend the shelf life of Chanterelle mushrooms so that you can enjoy them even after the harvest season.Continue reading
Artichokes are considered by many as a delightful treat. They are quite versatile in the kitchen as you can add them in a variety of dishes. They are also known to contain vitamins, minerals and cancer inhibitors. However, one of the interesting things about artichokes is that they become inedible when not harvested at the right time.
One of the critical parts of cultivating artichokes is identifying the right timing to harvest the edible parts. You also must do it the right way. If it is your first year to cultivate artichoke, this guide will be helpful to you. We will show you just how and when is the perfect time to harvest artichokes.Continue reading
Although acidic soil is unfavorable to many plants, it still has some worth to note benefits. Some plants perform incredibly well in acidic soil. On the contrary, others need alkaline conditions to thrive. Here is a list of some of these acid-loving vegetables.
Do you have a bountiful harvest of fresh Morel mushrooms? Well, preserve these summertime treats by drying them to enjoy them year-round.
Morels dry pretty well, yet preserving their entire flavor. If you dry and re-dehydrated them the right way, they retain a texture similar to fresh ones. Once dried, they can be preserved for a lifetime if only you do not expose them to moisture.
Morels are seasonal plants. Typically, some areas have them for only a few weeks or months, and you might even miss them a whole year. But, you do not have to worry as it is super easy to how to dry Morels mushrooms right at home.Continue reading
Artichokes are perennial thistles also known as cardoon in their natural form. Their botanical name is Cynara scolymus. They were first grown in the Mediterranean region. The largest artichoke industry is based in California. The peak season for the artichokes is between March and May. But you can grow them throughout the summer in your home garden.Continue reading
What is the best alternative for meat? Mushrooms, right? But are mushrooms vegan? These are the most common questions for vegans. Let’s try to answer these questions for our own curiosity.Continue reading
Want a continuous supply of a mushroom that tastes like a lobster? You may want to consider growing Lion's Mane mushroom. It is a versatile mushroom that you can add to many dishes. However, it is a bit tricky to grow. In this guide, we will show you the easier way to growing Lion’s Mane mushroom.Continue reading