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April Fools' Day

 

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National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day

 

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National Burrito Day [RECIPES]

 

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National Tartan Day [BONUS: VENISON RECIPE]

 

7

 

National Beer Day

National Coffee Cake Day

 

8

 

National Empanada Day [RECIPES]

 

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10

 

National Siblings Day

 

11

 

2019 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Frozen Four

National Pet Day

 

12

 

NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH DAY [Bonus Recipes Included]

 

13

 

Spring Wine Tasting

2019 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship

 

14

 

Palm Sunday

 

15

 

Tax Filing Deadline

 

16

 

Day of the Mushroom [BONUS: VEGAN RECIPES]

 

17

 
 
 

18

 

Annual Meeting

 

19

 

Passover [April 19 to April 27]

Good Friday

GARLIC DAY

 

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21

 

Easter

 

22

 

EARTH DAY 2018

 

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Arbor Day

 

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International JAZZ Day

 
    

April 16, 2019

Day of the Mushroom [BONUS: VEGAN RECIPES]

Who knew there was a holiday dedicated to fungi? April 16 is "Day of the Mushroom" in select foodie circles (pretty much any group that loves food-centric holidays and can't get enough mushrooms) so we've got a list of different types of mushrooms for you to forage and find ways to include in your vegan menus.

TYPES OF MUSHROOMS
* White button mushrooms -- the most familiar of fungi, these mushrooms have a mild flavor that intensifies when cooked.
* Brown cremini mushrooms -- related to the white button, these mushrooms are darker in color and denser in flavor.
* Portobello mushrooms -- a perfect vegan substitute for animal-based burgers, portobellos have a meaty flavor and texture.
* Shiitake mushrooms -- these wild mushrooms have frilly umbrella caps and a meaty texture when cooked.
* Oyster mushrooms -- considered the most graceful of the mushrooms, oyster mushrooms have fluted caps, a velvety texture and a mild flavor.
* Enoki mushrooms -- these tiny-capped mushrooms which grow in clusters and have fragile, long stems, are best eaten raw as a garnish for salads, soups or Asian-inspired dishes.
* Porcini mushrooms -- these fungi are one of the most sought-after wild mushrooms, boasting a meaty texture and lovely flavor.
* Chanterelle mushrooms -- these flavorful mushrooms are frilly and lily-shaped and have a unique flavor with hints of apricot and almond.
* Morel mushrooms -- available in yellow and black varieties, morels are characterized by nutty, earthy flavors with honeycomb crevices which are perfect for sauces.
* Truffle mushrooms -- ah, truffles, the most expensive mushroom, possess a powerful flavor, a little of which goes a long way. (We love truffle olive oils because they lend truffle scent and flavor sans the steep price.)

RECIPES

Gluten-Free Spicy Tofu Noodle Salad with Shiitakes
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Radish, Cucumber, Mushroom Salad
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Grilled Portobello Sandwich
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Portobello Stroganoff
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Sun-Dried Tomato, Mushroom and Spinach Sauce
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Creamy Mushroom Fettucini
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Miso Enoki Mushroom Soup
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Vegan Paella with Mushrooms
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Mushroom Spinach Brown Rice
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Spicy Bean Gumbo with Mushrooms
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Braised Tofu in Mushroom Sauce
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Stir-Fry Veggie Pizza
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Wild Mushroom Risotto
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Shiitake Brown Rice Noodle Soup
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