Celebrate National Mushroom Month with Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone

8/30/2017 - Linda Funk


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Celebrate National Mushroom Month with Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone


            Waterloo, WI, August 30, 2017—Enjoy the flavors of fall during National Mushroom Month in September with Crave Brothers Creamy Mascarpone Mushroom Soup. Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone and mushrooms have an affinity for each other. The creaminess of Mascarpone adds luxurious texture to sautéed mushrooms, while the umami (savory) flavor of mushrooms highlights the sweetness and natural fresh flavors of Crave Brothers Mascarpone.

            Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone is made from fresh, sweet cream and adds its rich flavor and texture to recipes ranging from appetizers to desserts. Creamy Mascarpone Mushroom Soup combines green onions sautéed in butter, assorted wild mushrooms, chicken broth, port wine, heavy cream, lemon juice and the artisanal flavor of Crave Brothers Mascarpone. The soup is seasoned with dried thyme and black pepper. Serve it with crusty bread for a luxurious appetizer or a satisfying main course.

            Other Crave-worthy ideas combining mushrooms and Mascarpone include stuffed mushrooms. Make them with breadcrumbs, sausage or ham and Crave Brothers Mascarpone, seasoned with garlic and parsley. Pasta lovers can celebrate National Mushroom Month with rich recipes such as pasta with Crave Brothers Mascarpone, sautéed mushrooms and garlic, flavored with herbs.

            The award-winning Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Mascarpone is a high quality ingredient that enhances your favorite recipes. It recently earned First Place in the Soft Spreadable Cheese Category at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese and Butter Contest. In all, it has won more than 27 awards. Like other Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheeses, Crave Brothers Mascarpone is made with milk from the Crave family’s own dairy herd. Their cheese-making facility uses 100 percent green power, and practices water conservation and recycling.         

            For the complete recipe for Crave Brothers Creamy Mascarpone Mushroom Soup, visit the Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese website at www.cravecheese.com.


The Crave family farms 2,500 acres of productive land in south-central Wisconsin, growing soybeans, corn and alfalfa to use as nutritious feed for their Holstein cows. From the manure digester to water recovery, sustainability is top-of-mind on the farm. Every pound of cheese made by George Crave, a licensed cheese maker, is made with milk from the family’s herd. Crave Brothers produces Fresh Mozzarella, Mascarpone, Part-skim Mozzarella, Oaxaca, Farmer’s Rope String Cheese, and Fresh Cheddar Cheese Curds in white, yellow and jalapeño varieties.

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