Mark Hinds

Homemade turkey stock

One of the best ways to use a leftover turkey is to make homemade turkey stock.  Making your own stock lets you get everything you can from the turkey and helps improve the flavor of soups and stews.

Holiday Dinner

Having just finished one of the most contentious presidential elections in American history, lots of people are going to be “coming down with something” to avoid spending the holidays talking about politics.  So how do we get through the holidays without someone brandishing a turkey leg or having people challenge each other to snowballs at ten paces?

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.

Italian Lentil Soup

This Italian Lentil soup recipe makes a hearty winter soup full of delicious vegetables and a scrumptious Italian sausage made with turkey that brings everything together. 

Turkey Italian Sausage in Pasta

Homemade Italian sausage is easy to make with ground turkey and is a healthy option for pizza, pasta dishes, and soups.

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. 

Rusty Nail Cocktail

With just three ingredients: scotch, Drambuie, and ice, the Rusty Nail is a great example of how the simplest cocktails can be the most interesting. What makes this cocktail so intriguing is how the flavors change as everything gets to know each other.

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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.  

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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.