Edible Omaha

Honestly Fresh and Truly Local

Daddy’s Neighborhood Fresh Market Lawrence Butler and his wife decided to open Daddy’s Neighborhood Fresh Market after seeing that it was an addition greatly needed in North Omaha. “We wanted to do something for the Benson and North Omaha community that would be advantageous,” explains Lawrence. And so Lawrence opened the farm-to-store, located at 4811 … Read moreHonestly Fresh and Truly Local

Savor the Flavor

Scriptown Brewing Scriptown Brewing specializes in session-style, handcrafted brews with moderate alcohol levels of 4% to 6%, so customers can enjoy the flavor of more than one brew without falling off their stools. After moving back to Omaha from Portland, Oregon, Scott Stephens was introduced to award-winning brewer John Fahrer. Soon after, the two began … Read moreSavor the Flavor

Ricotta Cheese

Yield: 1 pound 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 cup water 3 tablespoons lemon juice ½ gallon whole milk 1½ tablespoons sugar 1¼ teaspoons salt ¼ cup water Mix vinegar, 1 cup water and lemon juice together, set aside. In a heavy, 6-quart saucepan, add the milk, sugar, salt and ¼ cup water. Cook over medium … Read moreRicotta Cheese

Basic Crepes

Yield: 4 servings ½ cup water ½ cup milk (not skim) 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs Pinch of salt 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted In a medium bowl, combine water, milk, flour, eggs and salt. Using an electric mixer, blend until mixture is very smooth and free of lumps. Cover and refrigerate at least … Read moreBasic Crepes

Sweet Crepes

Yield: 4 servings ½ cup Ricotta Cheese 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup 1 batch prepared Basic Crepes Cinnamon Stir ricotta and honey or syrup together in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until warm. Spread 2 tablespoons filling onto each of the 4 crepes and roll up; sprinkle with cinnamon and serve immediately.