June Local Food News

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 at Home features recipes for eight Daily Grub favorites including the ancho cashew cream, […]

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Meet Your Farmers

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 grass-fed beef. Of course, there are many more farmers than room in print to tell their stories, […]

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Local Take on Street Food

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 taste of place.  At its worst, it is contrived, contrary and out of touch with […]

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May: Local Food News

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 Eatery, Gallaher Designs, Hitchcock Nature Center, Honey Creek Creamery, Loess Hills Lavender and Sawmill […]

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Forage Omaha

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’t? Well, mushroom lovers be damned, if you want to forage for food this […]

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What a Trowel Can Do

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 particles from their neighboring companions, in goes the plant – […]

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Edible Seduction

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 playgirl of culinary confections, it looks expensive and complicated, but beneath its illustrious sheen it’s pretty […]

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Edible Seduction

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 playgirl of culinary confections, it looks expensive and complicated, but beneath its illustrious sheen it’s pretty […]

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