Holiday Dishes

  • Persimmon pudding

    With its warm fall flavors, a hint of cinnamon, and creamy texture persimmon pudding is a delicious dessert everyone should try.

  • 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.  

  • 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.

     

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.