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The morels are starting to come on strong now in much of the midwest. Found a nice mess a couple days ago a nd we had bacon, fresh eggs, fresh fried morels and toast for breakfast. Went out again this morning and found another big bunch. Might just have a full meal of nothing but fried mushrooms. 馃榿

Great time of year of an outdoors person. Mushrooms, turkey hunting and the fishing is coming on strong.
 

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It's been a few years since I found any. Morels and asparagus in a garlic butter sauce would be wonderful!
 

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I haven't found any for years either. Oddly enough we lived at a spot for 5 years. Saw morels one time and harvested what we could. Never saw them before or since. There is some wonderful chicken of the woods on a dying ash on our property but it isn't in season yet.
 

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It鈥檚 a tradition around here to go morel hunting. The next town over from me has a festival every spring. Only a one day event this year due to that deadly Covid thing. Ahem.

The volunteer fire department puts on a steak dinner in the evening. I was surprised the first time I went as my steak was one of the best I鈥檝e ever had! I don鈥檛 know how they make them taste so good grilling them in mass. They usually sell about 7-800.
I鈥檒l admit I鈥檓 not a mushroom fan, but morels do have a different taste to me. It鈥檚 the only mushroom I鈥檒l eat.
 

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It鈥檚 a tradition around here to go morel hunting. The next town over from me has a festival every spring. Only a one day event this year due to that deadly Covid thing. Ahem.

The volunteer fire department puts on a steak dinner in the evening. I was surprised the first time I went as my steak was one of the best I鈥檝e ever had! I don鈥檛 know how they make them taste so good grilling them in mass. They usually sell about 7-800.
I鈥檒l admit I鈥檓 not a mushroom fan, but morels do have a different taste to me. It鈥檚 the only mushroom I鈥檒l eat.
Wow, that's really cool!!
 

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Man, if it was half as far, I'd consider going to that!! It's been years since I've had good morels throw a good steak next to 'em and who could resist?
3 hours from Waukegan (where I used to work). It鈥檚 a beautiful drive once you get out here. Come on up!
 

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How do you fix yours? My grandma used to fry them with eggs. Pop dips them in flour and deep fries them.
 

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I split the larger mushrooms long ways and leave the tiny ones whole. Dip them in a little egg / milk wash, then dust them with flour, salt and pepper and fry in iron skillet with hot vegetable oil and part of a stick of butter until brown. Bacon grease is better for frying if you have it handy.

They're also great thrown on top of a pizza, in some spaghetti sauce, saut茅ed in butter on a steak, or just about anyplace you would use normal mushrooms.
 

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The last two days have been on fire, picked 4 & 5 pounds respectively. Up to approx. 12 pounds total for the season. Eating a bunch, putting some up in freezer and giving lots to family and friends.
 

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Kind of dead around here. I don鈥檛 think it rained all the month of April here. We got 2鈥 yesterday, so mushrooms should be popping up now.
 

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Score! Dropped some junk off at my sister in laws farm this evening
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. They were morel hunting on their land yesterday. She gave me a pound for delivering her things.
 
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