Summer Miller

I’m going to break the myth that cooking from scratch, at home is faster or less expensive than snagging some takeout. In some cases, it absolutely is, in others it probably isn’t. Cooking, like any new skill, takes time to learn. As yo... more

Jan 9, 2013 8:00 PM Eat

Benefit to Support Bread and Cup Co-Owner Karen Shinn Upon walking into Bread and Cup in Lincoln nothing particularly screams local – at least not in the typical Lincoln, Nebraska sense. No bright Husker-red walls or football memorabili... more

Oct 31, 2012 7:24 PM Eat

Venison, as deer is commonly referred to once it goes from pasture to plate, adorns the tables of two kinds of people – those who hunt and those who know someone who hunts. Sure it does end up on a restaurant menu from time to time, but i... more

Oct 3, 2012 8:36 PM Eat

What's In Season Apples Broccoli Cabbage Carrots Hearty Greens Herbs Lettuce Melons Onions Peppers Potatoes Pumpkins Winter Squash Sweet Corn Tomatoes Food Day Omaha                                                       ... more

Oct 3, 2012 8:05 PM Crumbs



An eye for the accessible and a true passion for letting people and food come as they are settles The French Bulldog into its Dundee home. The highly anticipated neighborhood restaurant and deli opens this Saturday, Sept. 8th at 50th an... more

Sep 5, 2012 8:00 PM Eat

Crumbs Outstanding In The Field is a national organization that hosts farm to table dinners. The Aug. 4 dinner features host farmers, Doug and Krista Dittman of Branched Oak Farm and guest chef Paul Kulik of The Boiler Room. Tickets go ... more

Jul 11, 2012 8:00 PM Crumbs

My friend (we will call her Susan) and I often discuss the local food scene. Is there really a scene? Are people really passionate about local food, supporting small farms and eating well? Or are they going to the farmers market so they c... more

Jul 4, 2012 8:18 PM Eat

Dutch Girl Creamery located just outside of Lincoln, Ne., launched a kick-starter campaign to help raise funds to build a cheese making plant at their farm. The goat dairy and cheese making business is an offshoot of the Shadow Brook Farm... more

Jul 4, 2012 8:00 PM Crumbs

July Beets Blackberries Blueberries Broccoli Cabbage Carrots Cucumbers Eggplant Elderberry Garlic Green Beans Herbs Lettuce Muskmelon Onions Peppers Potatoes Raspberries Summer Squash Sweet Corn Tomatoes Zucchini more

Jul 4, 2012 8:00 PM Crumbs

Daily Grub Cookbook Elle Lynch, former chef and owner of Daily Grub, published her first cookbook, DG at Home: The Favorites. Lovers of the restaurant that lasted only a year have been longing for Elle’s creative take on vegan food. DG a... more

Jun 6, 2012 8:07 PM Crumbs

A few months ago, I opened my Facebook page to see a Rosie the Riveter-era e-poster on my site. She was holding an armful of vegetables and the caption beneath her read, “Try Organic Food … or as a your grandparents called it, ‘food.’” Re... more

May 23, 2012 8:00 PM Eat

This year’s Farmers Market Guide goes beyond a list of addresses and websites to tell the stories of farmers you might see throughout the season. We profiled those who make convenience foods, grow vegetables, create cheese and produce gra... more

May 2, 2012 9:14 PM Eat

Street food in many communities is the shoe leather, browbeaten pride of its citizens’ culinary and cultural makeup. At its best it is humble, utilitarian, authentic and often one of the easiest and most affordable ways to get a true tast... more

May 2, 2012 8:00 PM Eat

Living Loess Tour Take a scenic route through the beautiful Loess Hills and stop to visit local farms and artists along the way. Self-guided tours are from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the third Sunday of every month from May-October. Garden Grove E... more

May 1, 2012 8:00 PM Crumbs

Every spring our part of the world makes a big deal about mushrooms. April is morel mushroom season after all, and lets be honest, who doesn’t love a tan-yellowish colored mushroom that bares a striking similarity to a brain? Oh, you don’... more

Apr 3, 2012 4:25 AM Eat

A trowel doesn’t mean much to most people. A rather ordinary garden tool, it’s used to dig a small hole in already tended soil. It’s the final resource needed for growing to begin, with a quick stab of the soil and downward pull of dirt p... more

Mar 7, 2012 8:00 PM Eat

The coating of a truffle is just a diversion, a way to camouflage the simplicity of its creation and the core of its existence — the versatile seductress ganache. The decadent, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate creation is in many ways the pla... more

Feb 8, 2012 8:12 PM Eat

Well, the good news is winter has arrived just in time to think about spring, summer and fall. Part, a big part, of being a seasonal eater is planning ahead and now is the time to let farmers plan for you. You might be thinking of roasted... more

Feb 1, 2012 8:00 PM Eat

On any given morning passersby might catch a peek of a platinum blond-curly haired boy stirring raw coffee beans on a prep counter or walking the pathway between white linen covered tables wearing puppy pajamas and rocking a pair of black... more

Dec 8, 2011 4:19 AM Eat


Summer Miller

In case you haven’t noticed grocery stores are working diligently to be beautiful. I, for one, can hardly enter the whirring doors of a supermarket without being mesmerized by the glistening stacks of blushing pink ladies and rounded colu... more

Nov 30, 2011 7:32 PM Eat

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