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10 Tailgate Tips for a Winning Game Day

Use these tailgate tips and tricks to score major points on game day. 1. Prep. Plan your menu the day or night before to maximize game-watching time during your tailgate. Simple steps you can take include pre-making blended burger patties, chopping and packaging toppings (don’t forget sliced mushrooms!), pre-chilling drinks and packing utensils. 2. Pack […]

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October Blenditarian Challenge: Game Day

Join the October Blenditarian Challenge: Add The Blend to your game day spread and you could win $250. BONUS: Each of your monthly entries are entered to win the Annual Grand Prize: $2,500 for you + $2,500 to a local food bank of your choice! Score big with friends and family when you add The […]

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Blenditarian Ambassador Spotted as Guest Chef at Mushroom Festival

Blenditarian Ambassador Melissa d’Arabian Continues to Embrace Mushrooms as 2018 Mushroom Festival Guest Chef Follow your nose to the corner of Broad and Cypress Street at the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival and you’ll find The Culinary Tent. Inside, hungry crowds watch as talented guest chefs share their tips, recipes and love of with cooking […]

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September Blenditarian Challenge: Better Bowls

Join the September Blenditarian Challenge for a chance to win $250: Build a “better bowl” by adding The Blend. BONUS: Each of your monthly entries are entered to win the Annual Grand Prize: $2,500 for you + $2,500 to a local food bank of your choice! Bowls are a convenient (and delicious!) way to fill […]

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Riders Burn Rubber for Blended Burgers at 78th Sturgis Rally

Blended Burgers Star at Sturgis 2018 The blended burger’s fan base continues to expand in 2018. Spring began with SONIC menuing the blended burger (the Signature Slinger), burger season found The Blend at hundreds of restaurants nationwide via the James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project™, and now, with summer drawing to a close, we sampled […]

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And the 2018 Blended Burger Project™ winners are…

350 restaurants. 250,000 consumer votes. Three prestigious judges. One simple ingredient: finely chopped fresh mushrooms. The James Beard Foundation announced the five winners in its 4th Annual Blended Burger Project™ competition, which featured chefs from all restaurant categories developing and menuing their take on a mushroom and meat* blended burger. “We were thrilled at the […]

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The Results Are In! Here Are the Top 20 Finalists in the Blended Burger Project

You voted, and we listened. These mouth-watering burgers were the top 20 vote getters in the 2018 Blended Burger Project! Next, each recipe will be evaluated by a panel of judges to find the top five blended burgers to rule them all. This year’s judges include: Andrew Zimmern, TV personality, chef, writer and teacher Antoinette […]

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Global Flavors Shine in the 2018 Blended Burger Project

Have you found a burger near you participating in the 2018 Blended Burger Project? It’s time to get adventurous with your blended burger! Blended burgers combine savory chopped mushrooms with ground meat for a flavorful, umami-licious burger that’s begging for creative partner ingredients. We partnered with the James Beard Foundation for the Blended Burger Project™ […]

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July Blenditarian Challenge: Summer Fiesta

Celebrate summer by joining the July Blenditarian Challenge: Summer Fiesta! BONUS: Each of your monthly entries will also be entered to win the Annual Grand Prize: $2,500 for you + $2,500 to a local food bank of your choice! Taco-bout flavor! Add umami-rich mushrooms into your favorite fiesta-inspired dishes this summer. The recipe possibilities are […]

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Vote for Your Favorite Restaurant in the Blended Burger Project Contest!

Chefs all over the country are blending savory mushrooms with ground beef to create delicious, better-for-you burgers that pack an umami punch. We’ve partnered with the James Beard Foundation to celebrate chefs who are putting innovative blended burgers on their menus. Vote in the Blended Burger Project™ contest before July 31, 2018, to show your […]

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