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Cepe/Porcini Mushrooms

Karen1440 Oct 5, 2013 11:36 AM

Anyone know where can I get fresh cepes/porcini in or around Chicago? Thanks.

  1. Karen1440 Oct 22, 2013 12:40 PM

    Finally found them at Whole Foods today. Thanks everyone for your input.

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      sunbrace Oct 5, 2013 10:10 PM

      When in season, I've seen it at Whole Foods, Treasure Island, and yes, even Fresh Farms in Niles. I've also seen it sometimes at Stanley's,but that's more hit or miss vs the others. You may also have some luck at your local farmer's market. River Valley Ranch, which specializes in mushrooms, can be seen at the Green City Market, Logan Square, Evanston, etc etc etc.

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      1. re: sunbrace
        Karen1440 Oct 6, 2013 07:34 AM

        I shall start the search tomorrow. Green Mkt. on Wednesday.
        I will report back my success or lack thereof. I am just back from the Dordogne where I had 2 wonderful Omelettes aux Cepes. Ahhhhhhhh...... Thanks.

        1. re: Karen1440
          GourmetWednesday Oct 6, 2013 09:52 AM

          I found them this spring, same time as morels. Will be curious to hear if you find them in Chicago this time of year--Italy yes, Chicago, not so sure.

          1. re: GourmetWednesday
            Karen1440 Oct 6, 2013 10:47 AM

            It is the beginning of the season in France.

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        GourmetWednesday Oct 5, 2013 03:23 PM

        My favorite mushroom. I have found them at Whole Foods, but it seems to be a very short season, and they are a splurge.

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        1. re: GourmetWednesday
          Karen1440 Oct 5, 2013 05:07 PM

          I'll try there. Also maybe Fresh Farms. Thanks.

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