Issue 26

Posts From Kent Cisar

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Kent Cisar

Kent Cisar

Kent Cisar searches the local and national scene for unique ingredients and flavors to bring to the table here in Omaha. He'll catch his own fish from Florida, ship farmer's market shrimp from Louisiana, stash jams from the Pacific Northwest, or find the best cut of meat from a Nebraska farmer. Kent believes that regardless of where the it comes from, good food is meant to be shared.

Sunrise Starters

You just walked into one of your favorite restaurants with family and friends. You’re hungry and a tad indecisive as the menu has so many good choices. You decide to buy some time to peruse, but also satisfy your demanding

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12 Types of Gift Giving For Foodies in Omaha

It’s the end of the year and in Omaha that usually means cold temperatures, snow and holidays full of good cheer and good company.   If you have foodies on your gift list and are struggling to find that perfect gift,

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Bayou Bonanza: An exploration of Omaha’s expanding Cajun, creole, and soul food scene.

It was a warm and windy Wednesday morning in Mid-June.  My girlfriend Melissa and I were driving down Interstate 77 from Charlotte to Charleston. It was our first visit and we had heard first hand from friends that their food

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Healthy Seasonal Eats and Treats: A local guide to making better choices for your body

The Holiday season brings with it shorter days, colder weather, work parties, friend’s parties and family gatherings. It can be easy to indulge in everything. Our city and surrounding areas offer ways to eat, drink and be healthier quite often,

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Taste the Nation

A country-wide guide to bringing the flavors of the mountains, prairies, and coasts to your kitchen Traveling and Christmas shopping are two of my most enjoyable disposable income streams. I travel several times a year for fishing trips, concerts, a

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Slices of the City: A look at Omaha’s spectacular sandwich scene

A sandwich is defined by Webster’s Dictionary as “two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between or one slice of bread covered in food”. For some, a sandwich is a quick grab and

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The Nebraska Tailgate Challenge

Mother Nature has given us a cooler than expected summer, and with every north breeze the excitement of the fall tailgating season in Nebraska gets stronger.   When most people think of Nebraska tailgating, they think of a sea of red

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Sustain-Table Fare: How technology is bringing Omaha and our oceans closer together

The dynamics of our food consumption are changing faster than ever.  Economic, environmental, technological and social factors contribute to what we choose to eat. Sustainable seafood is at the forefront of these changes. By making educated choices about our seafood

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Recipe Rescue: How to steer dishes that go awry back on course

What do sesame oil, fresh rosemary and Louisiana hot sauce have in common? They were part of one of the seminal cooking moments of my lifetime. I was making a stir fry in a brand new wok. The veggies were

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From Travels to Table: Preparing and sharing the flavors of your vacation

Picture this; You’ve just gotten home from your magnificent vacation or weekend getaway. You may have a t-shirt, dishware, plenty of digital photographs and social media posts to remember the great time you had, but what if you could bring

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