Monthly Archives: July 2013

In Season: Ground Cherries

Today’s In Season column focuses on an unusual little vegetable I found last weekend called Ground Cherries. I asked my followers on Twitter which recipe they’d prefer, one for salsa or one for coffee cake, and they overwhelmingly said salsa. … Continue reading

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Lake weekend

I spent weeks of my childhood summers in Okoboji, Iowa, with my family. My memories of the place are vivid — I remember the sunny days spent in my grandparents’ boat on the lake, the cool evenings, nightly campfires and … Continue reading

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Review: Big Mama’s Sandwich Shop

“Made with soul in North Omaha” is about spot-on when it comes to Big Mama’s Sandwich Shop inside the Carver Bank project on 24th and Lake, which I reviewed today. The food is great — homemade with a healthy dose … Continue reading

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Summertime in the South

I spent a few days in Savannah, Georgia and on Hilton Head Island over the Fourth of July weekend with my husband’s family, and we had a great time. We spent our first full day, July 4, on Hilton Head. I … Continue reading

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Review: Mixed

The short form: Mixed is a healthy alternative in a sea of fast-casual, high fat options in West Omaha. I found that it’s best to stick to greens here, as there are still some kinks with wraps and sandwiches. But … Continue reading

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