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  • Strawberry Raspberry Smoothie

    Strawberry raspberry smoothies are a great way to start the morning.  This healthy breakfast recipe uses strawberries, raspberries, and greek yogurt to create a thick, delicious smoothie packed with great stuff to get you going.

  • Sous Vide Duck Breast Recipe

    A great way to cook perfectly medium-rare duck breasts is to cook them sous vide.  The advantage of cooking duck sous vide is how easy it is to cook the breasts evenly while keeping them tender and juicy. 

  • Turkey Neck Gravy

    This turkey neck gravy recipe is a simple way to make gravy when you're grilling or smoking a turkey and don't have any pan drippings.  

  • Buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup

    Soft, fluffy buttermilk pancakes with warm maple syrup are a great way to start the morning.  This buttermilk pancake recipe makes delicious, light golden-brown pancakes with a hint of cinnamon.

  • Apple gallete

    Apple Galette is a free-form apple pie with a flaky pie crust that gently encircles tart apples, brown sugar, and walnuts.  This galette is less sweet and more of an everyday dessert, versus something for a fancy dinner party.

  • Mushroom, Onion, and Sage Stuffing

    This mushroom, onion, and sage stuffing recipe is a great companion for roasted or grilled chicken, turkey, and pork dishes.

  • Using fresh herbs creates a more interesting turkey

    A delicious way to cook a turkey is on the grill with fresh herbs.  The secret to grilled turkey is brining it overnight, adding moisture and flavor, and using indirect heat to cook the turkey evenly.

     

  • Grilled Butternut Squash with Honey Maple Glaze

    Grilling butternut squash highlights the squash's natural sweetness while crisping up the outside.  Add a honey maple glaze with a little char and you have a delicious squash recipe worth eating all year long.

  • Smokehouse Potato Salad

    The flavors in this smokehouse potato salad recipe come from a smoky mayonnaise and bacon that are perfect for good BBQ or anything from the grill.

  • Smoky Mayonnaise

    Smoky mayonnaise is a great way to bring a garlicky, smoky flavor to potato salads, roast beef sandwiches, and burgers.  This homemade smoky mayo recipe gets its tasty flavors from smoked paprika, garlic, and apple cider vinegar. 

  • Bacon Infused BBQ Ribs

    Using thick strips of bacon to infuse BBQ Ribs with bacony goodness creates tender ribs with a rich, smoky flavor. What makes this Bacon Infused BBQ Rib recipe even better is when the ribs are paired with homemade Bacon Bourbon BBQ Sauce.

  • Chicken Stew with Great Northern Beans

    Tender chicken, rosemary, and garlic come together with great northern beans to create a scrumptious stew.  

    White beans and chicken are a delicious combination that make a healthy stew, with lighter flavors that is one of our favorite comfort foods.

  • Doug at work in Piccolo

    In this At the Table we talk with Doug Flicker the owner and chef at Piccolo located in Southwest Minneapolis about what’s important and what it’s like to run a small highly acclaimed restaurant.

  • Bacon Bourbon BBQ Burgers

    This Bacon Bourbon BBQ Burger recipe rocks out with just the right combination of bacon and burger that gets its delicious flavors from a tangy Bacon Bourbon BBQ Sauce.

  • Bacon Bourbon BBQ Sauce

    What more can you ask from a BBQ sauce recipe then combining bacon and bourbon into a smooth, tangy BBQ sauce with a touch of pepper on the finish.

  • Blueberry Lemonade

    This Blueberry Lemonade recipe makes a lemonade that is sweet and tart with refreshing summer flavors and a beautiful violet color.

  • Honey almond ice cream is a perfect topping for fruit crisps.

    One of my favorite treats at the Minnesota State Fair is a honey and sunflower seed ice cream. It inspired this honey almond ice cream recipe that has the perfect combination of floral honey flavors and a touch of nuttiness.

  • Mountain Berry Crisp

    Mountain Berry Crisp brings strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries together to create a scrumptious dessert that shows off fresh summer berries. 

Stories

Geese flying in formation
Daniel Swenson-Klatt | October 14, 2016

The V formation itself is a thing of beauty.  I understand that on long journeys one person cannot be expected to carry the full weight and responsibility.  When it is shared, the burden is lighter, the investment is deeper, and there is a benefit to having a range of experience to draw upon. 

Recipes

Highlights from Umami's 2016
Mark Hinds | January 5, 2017

Here’s a quick rundown of the most delicious food we ate and interesting places we went during this past year.  

Drinks

Food

Strawberry Raspberry Smoothie
Mark Hinds | January 14, 2017

Strawberry raspberry smoothies are a great way to start the morning.  This healthy breakfast recipe uses strawberries, raspberries, and greek yogurt to create a thick, delicious smoothie packed with great stuff to get you going.