Recipes

  • Greyhound cocktail

    The greyhound is a simple, refreshing cocktail made with grapefruit juice and a little vodka or gin.

  • Simple Syrup

    Simple syrup is a staple ingredient in many cocktail recipes and is essential to keep on hand if you like mixing cocktails at home.

  • Baked olives

    Elevate a simple dish of olives by baking them for a few minutes before serving them to your guests. Baking the olives gives them a buttery texture and mellow flavor.

  • Better than sex cake

    Better than Sex Cake is a sinful dessert with questionable intentions that gets to know you with a little devil's food cake, pours on the caramel, and finishes everything off with a little whip cream.

  • Sunrise Flour Mill’s Sourdough Bread Recipe

    Sunrise Flour Mill’s Sourdough Bread Recipe shows how a little time and great flour can come together to create delicious flavors and complex textures in homemade sourdough bread.

  • Chef Joan Casas’ Paella

    Chef Joan Casas’ paella recipe has the kind of unique twists and turns that can only come from someone who has made thousands of paellas over the years.

     

  • 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.

  • Persimmon pudding

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

  • Highlights from Umami's 2016

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

  • Caramelized Onion White Bean Dip

    This creamy white bean dip is a delicious and healthy appetizer with a touch of sweetness from the caramelized onions that is perfect for serving with crackers or vegetables. 

  • Killer White Rice

    This white rice recipe adds a couple of twists to create a killer white rice that has great flavor and texture and helps avoid people's biggest complaint that white rice is boring and bland.

  • 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.

  • Maple Whipped Cream

    Maple whipped cream is a nice way to add a subtle maple flavor to your desserts.  This recipe only takes a few minutes to make and is delicious on cakes, crisps, pies, pancakes, and especially waffles.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Chicken Curry

    This chicken curry recipe has my favorite elements of Indian takeout along with the benefits of home cooking and comfort food. This curry combines chicken, potatoes, and chickpeas in a sauce that balances the spiciness from the curry seasonings with the creaminess from the yogurt.

People & Places

Stories

Community garden at butter
Daniel Swenson-Klatt | December 20, 2016

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.

Recipes

Better than sex cake
Mark Hinds | February 2, 2017

Better than Sex Cake is a sinful dessert with questionable intentions that gets to know you with a little devil's food cake, pours on the caramel, and finishes everything off with a little whip cream.