Stuffed Mushroom Day – February 4th
Stuffed Mushroom Day is exactly what it sounds like – an edible mushroom that is stuffed with another food. The food is usually stuffed with includes a mixture of breadcrumbs, garlic, parsley, olive oil and parmesan cheese but can include any of your favorite foods.
When is Stuffed Mushroom Day?
This holiday is the same day every year, February 4th.
Type of Holiday?
Unofficial. Fun Holiday.
How is Stuffed Mushroom Day Celebrated?
Celebrate Stuffed Mushroom Day by making this delicacy for your friends and family and then go ahead and indulge, indulge, indulge. What should you stuff them with? Anything you want – although the most common ingredients include breadcrumbs, garlic, parsley, olive oil, and parmesan cheese. It wasn’t until the 1940’s or 50’s that restaurants got all fancy and added sausages and crabmeat to the recipe. Plain or with sausage sounds good to us.
Fun Stuffed Mushroom Day Facts:
- Stuffed Mushrooms came about in the late 19th century, early 20th century
- There are more than 10,000 types of mushrooms, but most of these aren’t edible
- Did you know oysters are also a mushroom?
- The best mushroom to use to stuff with is Portabello. It is big in size and flavor
- Shittake mushrooms are best used in a stir-fry recipe.
Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on February 4th:
- Charles Lindbergh – Inventor, and Pilot
- Dan Quayle – Vice President of the U.S.
- Rosa Parks – Civil Right Activist
- Oscar De La Hoya – Boxer
- Alice Cooper – Singer
- Conrad Bain – Actor
- Clint Black – Singer
- Lawrence Taylor – Football Player
- Isabel Peron
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