Cook It In 2013

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 you do more, you know more, once you know more you can do […]

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Food News Round-Up

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 memorabilia, but in a way it represents everything that local should be – a place for community and […]

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Got Deer?

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 it doesn’t reach most of the population, which […]

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Crumbs: Local Food News

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mark Sunday, Oct. 21 on your calendars and get ready to Celebrate Food Day Omaha. As part of a nationwide effort to promote healthier diets, sustainable and organic farms and reduce […]

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Come As You Are

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 and Underwood streets. It came to fruition over many months of casual conversations and chance […]

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Crumbs

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 for $180 each. For more information visit www.outstandinginthefield.com Given that food people work with […]

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Eater, Meet Food

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 can wear a floppy hat and tote a canvas shopping bag just […]

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July Local Food News

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 brand, owned by Charuth Van Beuzekom and Kevin Loth. At press time Dutch Girl […]

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