Mark Hinds

Black Garlic Risotto

Black garlic risotto is an umami bomb full of deep rich flavors that come from the black garlic, porcini mushrooms, and aged parmesan.  All three are umami rich ingredients that help the risotto's earthy flavors linger on your palate.

Cheesy Hash Brown and Ham Sandwich

Cheesy hash brown sandwiches are a delicious breakfast sandwich.  All you need is some cheesy hash browns, an English muffin, some ham, and if you like to gild the lily a slice of cheese.

Hickory Smoked Chicken Wings

This tasty smoked chicken wing recipe uses Tabasco and a great spice rub full of deep smoky flavors and some heat that is balanced by the brown sugar's sweetness.  These smoked chicken wings are delicious with our Blue Cheese Dip.

Jacquie Berglund CEO of Finnegans

In this At the Table we talk with Jacquie Berglund who is the CEO of Finnegans beer and Finnegans Community Fund.  A dynamic public speaker and self proclaimed rambunctious social-entrepreneur Berglund and her team have built Finnegan’s into the tenth largest beer company in Minnesota.

Blue Cheese Dip

What makes this tasty blue cheese dip recipe so good is the zip it gets from the Chipotle Tabasco sauce and chili powder that really compliments the creaminess of the blue cheese crumbles and greek yogurt.

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

Crispy hash browns and cheesy goodness come together to create this scrumptious cheesy hash brown casserole recipe.

Brisket finishing on grill

Sous Vide is a great way to cook beef brisket because it creates a smoky, tender medium-rare brisket full of rich interesting flavors that falls apart in your mouth.

Big Bad Brisket Sandwich

The Big Bad Brisket Sandwich is all about tender brisket, tangy BBQ sauce, and pepper jack cheese getting together to have a good time on some Texas Toast.

Taste Along with Cube Libre and Rum and Coke

The Cuba Libre is a bright, delicious island drink with a great origin story, that more than likely was completely made up, but still hasn’t been enough to get the Cuba Libre out from under the shadows of its simple minded cousin the Rum and Coke.

Rum and Coke

Rum and Cokes are one of the world's great mixed drinks.  If you like yours with spiced rum try keeping the rum in the freezer, it helps to crystallize the sugar and produces a much more interesting drink than room temperature rum.

 

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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.