The first morel mushrooms herald the arrival of spring, usually sometime in March. Morel season lasts, with diminishing quantities, throughout the summer. As with all wild mushrooms, much depends on the weather. Will it be a good morel season? We hope so!
Morel mushrooms are a source of passion and culinary wonder, inspiring recipes and annual spring festivals. Foraged around the world, the morel is one of the most prized of all wild edibles.
Enter our Mountain of Morels Giveaway for your chance to win a 4 lb. case of these valued fungi – the very first of the season!
Morels are known as a chef’s mushroom with an opulent, earthy flavor – and texture — that builds wonderful, rich sauces. Yet, the flavor of the morel is so complex that it can be enjoyed simply sautéed in butter with a bit of salt and cracked pepper.
Tell us what you would do with 4 lbs of morels – a veritable mountain of mushrooms! A springtime dinner party with morels at the center? Do you have any morel recipes that have been waiting for the season to begin?