Growing up I lived among gardens, something I didn’t appreciate until it was gone. Now I’m trying to learn how to grow these green spaces in the neighborhood.
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Like most good food memories, I have a craving to relive them when I am far away. Those memories influence the Greek Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette that I typically serve to large groups as a lighter dinner.
Here is everything you need to know about food trends to keep up with what people are going to be eating, drinking, and cooking in 2017.
Spanish chef Joan Casas has made thousands of paellas over the years and lucky for us he was nice enough to share his secrets for making a perfect paella.
Here’s a quick rundown of the most delicious food we ate and interesting places we went during this past year at Umami.
At Butter, we try to be a daily advertisement for efforts to build community and restore our earth through the connections we make with each other, our food, and the world around us. Now, more than ever, this seems like a counter-cultural message.
I’ve been aching for something that could feed my soul and give me the fuel I need to carry on in a business that at most times is all-consuming and in a world that has been particularly cruel and hate-filled.
I understand that on long journeys one person cannot be expected to carry the full weight. 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.
The image of village resonates with me as a way to take our large-scale urban environment down to a more natural level. In doing so, I’m learning more about my role in this unique climate that is the neighborhood around Butter Bakery Café.
As a café owner, most of my time is spent being concerned about scarcity; but at times I can see that what we do have to share happens by tending to the things that matter.
On a recent road trip across Canada, I learned there are a few things every American should know before they pack up the dogsled and make a run for the border.
There’s a lot worth eating at the Minnesota State Fair that doesn’t come on-a-stick. Check out all of Umami’s recommendations for finding everything worth eating and drinking at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
A challenge for restaurants and cafes trying to practice sustainability is figuring out their role in making sure there is a sustainable food system and a sustainable eco system to support their work.