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Mushroom Council Served Up Hundreds of Blended Burgers at Sturgis

Mushroom Council Served 400 Blended Burgers at Sturgis Rally The Mushroom Council took on a new frontier of burger lovers last week when it served The Blend to hundreds of bikers attending the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. “It’s the best burger I’ve had all week,” was the familiar refrain offered up by bikers […]

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Reasor’s Retail RD Discusses The Blend and Shares Winning Blended Burger Recipe

Reasor’s Retail RD Discusses The Blend We chatted with Heather Steele, a retail dietitian at Reasor’s (an Oklahoma-based grocery store chain) and the winner of the Mushroom Council’s Retail RD Blenditarian Recipe Contest, about her thoughts on The Blend. Heather won top prize in the recipe contest for her Chicken Parm Blended Burger, which combines […]

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And the 2017 Blended Burger Project Winners are…

More than 400 restaurants duked it out to be named one of five 2017 Blended Burger Project Winners Blended burgers were the hot trend in restaurants this summer. From Memorial Day through the end of July, 414 restaurants* in 45 states accepted the challenge to menu a burger that blends mushrooms with meat as a […]

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One Blend, Four Dinners: Back-to-School Meals Made Simple

The Blend makes back-to-school meals easy. Homework, car pool, soccer practice – school is back in session and fall schedules are hectic! Every second counts when it comes to finding the time to make healthy family dinners. The Blend, or the act of blending finely chopped mushrooms into ground meat, can be an easy-prep, versatile […]

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Spotted: Celeb Jack Johnson Eating a Blended Burger

Stars they’re just like us – they even eat blended burgers! Let us set the stage: On Saturday, July 15th, we hosted a blenditarian booth at the Burgers, Brews and Bluegrass Block Party at Slow Food Nations in Denver, Colorado. We had our own section at this all-inclusive block party, which included five chefs serving […]

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Aramark Dietitian Dishes on Why She Chooses The Blend

We are excited to have Christa Jacobs, a registered dietitian nutritionist for Aramark, share her thoughts on The Blend, including the nutritional benefits and her advice for blending mushrooms with meat. What are some of the nutritional benefits of mushrooms? Christa Jacobs: Mushrooms, while low in carbs and fat, are high in many essential nutrients. […]

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Q&A: Chef Danny Lledo, Slate Wine Bar + Bistro 

The Blended Burger Project™ has headed into its last month and we have invited Chef Danny Lledo, Slate Wine Bar + Bistro to tell us a little about himself and what inspired his Blended Burger. Where did you start your career? Food runs in my family, so my career really started when I was young, […]

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6 Steps to Making Blended Burgers for National Grilling Month

Get out the grill: it’s time to make blended burgers for National Grilling Month There’s no better time to get outside and grill up your favorite blended burger than July, National Grilling Month! From bison to turkey, grilled blended burgers offer a variety of delicious flavor combinations. Whether your grilling for yourself, your family or […]

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Q&A: Buffalo is Rising Above and Beyond the Call of Duty | Part 2

Christa and her team at Nickel City Chef, have been working effortlessly to promote these great Buffalo restaurants and chefs. Why did you want to participate in the Blended Burger Project™ “The Blended Burger Project™ presents participating chefs with the challenge of blending mushrooms into a ground meat product, but the result can produce a […]

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Q&A: Buffalo is Rising Above and Beyond the Call of Duty | Part 1

Nickel City Chef, owned by Christa Glennie Seychew, a passionate Buffalonian and advocate for independent restaurants and family farms, has asked thirteen of the Buffalo’s most talented chefs to create their take on a blended burger as part of the Blended Burger Project™! To further promote these independent restaurants, Nickel City Chef is also running […]

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