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K-12 Chefs Dazzle in Mushroom Recipe Contest

Twelve innovative recipes showcase the versatility/swapability of mushrooms.

The entries at last week’s Flik Independent School Dining-Mushroom Council Recipe Contest were great examples the rich, earthy flavors mushrooms can add to any recipe and the role they can play on the K-12 menu.

The contest began a few months ago at Flik school accounts where chefs came up with several recipes starring mushrooms. Crowd sourcing then played a part, as students tried the dishes and then voted on their favorites, which then were submitted.

Twelve ent

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