Sauce

  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • Bacon Bourbon BBQ Sauce

    What more can you ask from a BBQ sauce recipe then combining bacon and bourbon into a smooth, tangy BBQ sauce with a touch of pepper on the finish.

  • A few good salad dressings help farmers market veggies disappear

    The farmers market can be a challenge during the summer with all those beautiful veggies begging you to take them home.  All it takes to make sure everything gets used up, before it goes bad, are a few good salad dressing recipes.

  • Creamy Ranch Salad Dressing

    Having a homemade creamy ranch style dressing recipe at one’s fingertips helps make sure everyone eats their veggies.  This ranch dressing recipe takes 10 minutes to make and keeps for a couple of weeks in the fridge.

  • Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

    It is the simplest thing in the world to make vinaigrette salad dressing.  This easy vinaigrette recipe is delicious and a great way to start making homemade salad dressings.

  • Cook the sauce until it thickens up

    Bourbon and brown sugar create a scrumptious sauce that is a perfect addition to ice cream, cookies, cakes, crisps or just about anything you want to add sweet caramelly goodness too.

  • Everyday tomato sauce

    This versatile tomato sauce recipe takes around 30 minutes to make and is a great starting place for pizza and pasta dishes.

  • 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.

  • Ancho Chili and Honey BBQ Sauce

    With their dark color and rich smoky flavor Ancho chilies are the perfect foundation for a great BBQ sauce.  This Ancho Chili and Honey BBQ Sauce recipe uses dried Ancho, Chipotle, and Pasilla Chilies to create a sweet, smokey, sauce with a little heat on the finish.

  • Cranberry Sauce with a Touch of Bourbon and a Hint of Cinnamon

    A really good cranberry sauce is a great way to compliment roast turkey and pork dishes.  This recipe uses a touch of bourbon and cinnamon to add some depth of flavor and interesting notes to the cranberry sauce.

  • Old No. 44 is our favorite everyday BBQ and yes we think everyone should have an everyday BBQ Sauce

    With a hint of sweetness and a solid bite Old No. 44 is our favorite everyday BBQ sauce.  Its great on just about everything and should be applied liberally everywhere!

  • Tzatziki is a Greek sauce made with yogurt and cucumber

    Tzatziki is a Greek yogurt sauce made with cucumber and garlic.  Tzatziki is most commonly know as the sauce on Gyros, but is great for lots of other things.  It's a wonderful appetizer with grilled pita and goes well with roasted or grilled chicken or lamb.

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.