How to Preserve Morel Mushrooms

How to Preserve Morel Mushrooms

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Game On! Host Shawn Bailey learns how to preserve morel mushrooms with avid mushroom hunter Josh Payne. Watch the technique he uses to freeze morel mushrooms, on this episode of Game On! 


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Due to difficulties in cultivation, commercial harvesting of wild morels has become a multi-million-dollar industry in the temperate Northern Hemisphere, in particular, North America, Turkey, China, India, and Pakistan.


  • Morel Mushrooms
  • Flour
  • Salt


  • 1 Cut morels in half.
  • 2 Place in a bowl with salt water.
  • 3 Place a paper towel on top.
  • 4 Place bowl in the refrigerator overnight.
  • 5 Remove and drain water.
  • 6 Coat morels with flour, you can season flour if with favorite seasoning.
  • 7 Lay flour coated morels on a baking sheet.
  • 8 Place flour coated morels in the freezer overnight.
  • 9 Remove and place in freezer bag.
  • 10 Freeze and enjoy year round.


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