10 Fresh, In-Season Vegetables the East Coast Should be Eating Now

Mushrooms

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The rich, earthy taste of mushrooms makes them one of the more polarizing pizza toppings -- but they also add deep flavors and an almost-meaty accent to winter soups and stews.

White button mushrooms are in-season all year: Look for these fungi fresh in New England and New York, and use them to add texture to everything from stir-fries and omelets to pasta sauce and salad, or try them in Emeril's Arepas With Mushrooms And Cheese.

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