Who knew? Mushrooms, long associated with the dark and the dank, are a source of vitamin D—otherwise known as the sunshine vitamin and an “it” vitamin in terms of health benefits. The only vegetable (well, technically edible fungi) that contains vitamin D naturally, mushrooms are also packed with other nutrients. That’s all need-to-know info for Northerners heading into the last leg of a long winter. It’s also another great excuse to feast on fungi. Their earthy, nutty flavor turns this creamy macaroni and cheese into fine dining.

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