Food Observances in September 2015

September is rich in food celebrations, my favorite being Mushroom Month. I’ve been promising myself that I would post a bunch of mushroom recipes during this month, but who doesn’t love a good breakfast? With both National Waffle Week and National Pancake Day in September, we get an opportunity to dig into the breakfast theme.

Then there’s the fact that I have a love affair with potatoes and it’s their month too. I make potato chips all the time and French fries when I’m feeling frisky. As a professional cook, I’ve made my share of mashed potatoes. Did you know there are over 150 varieties of potatoes in the world, and that they hail from Peru?

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