Roasted Butternut Squash with Barley and Cheddar

    Roasted Butternut Squash with Barley and Cheddar

    This butternut squash recipe incorporates barley, a healthy whole grain, with cheddar, cinnamon, and nutmeg for a warm and tasty vegetarian dish.

    Homemade Turkey Stock

    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.

    5.01.2017.spring Trail Walk Wilderness

    Walking the Green Path: Theory and Practice

    When we stopped taking tips at Butter we needed to have some time to settle into this new reality and see how good our theories were about what would happen.

    Greek Salad

    Greek Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

    Serving a Greek salad with lemon vinaigrette is a great way to highlight summer vegetables at their peak. This salad has enough going on that it can be served by itself as a lunch or as a main course for…

    Secret to Perfect Banana Cream Pie

    The Science Behind Custards and Whipped Cream is the Secret to Making a Perfect Banana Cream Pie

    To find out how the same cup of cream can become an airy whipped cream or a silky custard you need to dive into the science behind what it takes to make a perfect banana cream pie.

    Smoking Pork Ribs

    We Unveil our Brand New Website, Smoke Some Tender Pork Ribs, and Munch on a Few Crispy Chicken Wings

    In this Umami Bites We Unveil our Brand New Website, Smoke Some Tender Pork Ribs, and Munch on a Few Crispy Chicken Wings

    Sunset over Quebec

    Exploring the Lived-In History of Old Quebec

    Old Quebec is a city worth exploring for anyone who loves food or history. Quebecers have worked hard to preserve their city and are proud of its long history and French heritage.


    Why Minnesotans Should be Ticked Off that the New York Times is Trying to Pin Grape Salad on Us

    There are a lot of good reasons why so many Minnesotans are ticked off that the New York Times is trying to pin one of the worst salad recipes ever made on Minnesota.

    Sun setting over Lake Superior

    The Stunning Beauty of the Apostle Islands Ice Caves

    The Apostle Island Ice Caves are where ice comes alive in stunning displays of nature as ice cascades down the rocks and through the caves.

    Vodoo Doughnut is a really unique doughnut shop

    The Sleepover: Discover Portland, Oregon, the Gem of the Pacific Northwest

    Traveling to Portland for the first time, I didn’t know what to expect, but I was instantly in awe of the scenic beauty and the thriving downtown.

    A vintage Jaguar on the street in the Vedado neighborhood

    Traveling to Cuba to Find the Heart of Havana

    My trip to Cuba was a bit to the left of legal. I visited two weeks before relations between the United States, and Cuba was restored, meaning I had to plan everything without any of my usual resources, like travel…

    Coffee and Tea

    The Truth About Coffee and Tea and Which is Better for Your Health

    If you’re someone who drinks both coffee and tea, you understand what a tough choice it can be early in the morning. We know that for a lot of people the drink they choose is based on whether they think…

    Marc Matsumoto

    At the Table with Marc Matsumoto Founder of No Recipes

    In this issue of At the Table, we talk with Marc Matsumoto who is the founder of No Recipes. What we like about Marc’s approach is his focus on helping people learn techniques, instead of just providing recipes.  

    Maple Leaf

    There’s Something Americans Should Know About Spending Time in Canada

    On a recent road trip across Canada, I learned there are a few things every American should know before they pack up the dogsled and make a run for the border.

    Community garden at butter

    Walking the Green Path: Being Counter Cultural

    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…