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Learning to cook is fun with Umami. Our Cooking section has recipes, stories, guides, and how-tos to help you learn how to cook, whether you’re an expert or just getting started.
If you’re looking for a fun place to learn about and buy fresh spices check out The Spice House. They’ve got great tips about cooking trends and how to keep…
Consider the Fork is Bee Wilson’s insightful book about the history of how we cook and what we eat.
This creamy polenta has a nice bite from the Anaheim peppers and pepper jack cheese that goes really well with BBQ and other strong flavored main dishes.
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…
This chili recipe uses a smoker and spices to help develop a deep smoky flavor and great texture in every bite.
This French Toast recipe uses soft French bread and grated orange peel to create thick slices of toast with a subtle hint of orange topped with maple whipped cream.
When you’re learning to cook certain dishes are important because they teach you something fundamental. It might be a new technique, a unique ingredient, or something as simple timing.
Spicy andouille, crisp bell peppers, and chicken so tender that it falls apart come together to create a delicious Chicken and Andouille Jambalaya.
A challenge for me can be making sure I’m eating enough healthy vegetables, which is why I love keeping a batch of fresh gazpacho on hand.
Canning can be scary, but once I got over my irrational fear of poisoning my future self I was able to finally learn how to can.
This light pasta salad made with orzo, tomatoes, and basil is brimming with late summer flavors and makes a great side dish for grilled chicken and fish dishes.
This Gazpacho recipe is one of my favorite soups to make during the summer. We usually have a big bowl of Gazpacho in the fridge all summer long because it…
If you’re looking for stories on how to make ash cakes, the right way to skin a possum, or how to celebrate rivers filled with Pacific salmon take a read…
I was coming back from kayaking around the Channel Islands recently, thinking about why I wanted to start Umami and what it should be about.
It was a long bitterly cold winter in Minnesota this past year, the kind of winter that makes you think about how you can’t wait for global warming to get…