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Websites Selected by Librarians
  • Baker's Candies In 1987, Kevin Baker founded Baker's Candies Inc. and revolutionized the mass production of gourmet chocolates. Located in Greenwood, NE
  • Big Red Popcorn located in Schyler, NE
  • Colby Ridge Popcorn "our popcorn is so extra-fresh and delicious, our customers have been known to travel great distances to Lincoln, Nebraska just to satisfy their Colby Ridge Popcorn craving!"
  • Cooper's Best Buttermilk Pancake Mix
  • Dorothy Lynch Dressing In the late 1940s, Dorothy Lynch and her husband ran the restaurant at the local Legion Club in St. Paul, Nebraska. This is where the original recipe for Dorothy Lynch Home Style Dressing was born. As the Legion Club members were introduced to this delicious recipe the legend of Dorothy Lynch began to grow and the dressing fast became a "must-have" favorite.
  • Eileen's Colossal Cookies Eileen's Colossal Cookies began in my home in Hastings, Nebraska in April of 1982
  • Ely Farm Products Pickled Asparagus and Peppers. Located in Grafton, NE
  • Eskimo Pie The Eskimo Pie was invented by Christian Nelson, of Iowa. He came to Omaha to patent his idea in 1920. There he met Russell Stover, who convinced him to franchise his product. The name Eskimo Pie was coined when Stover sent his sister to the Omaha Public Library to find a word that conveyed "cold." The partners made a fortune the first year, but knockoff products, and delinquent royalty payments from franchisees, hurt their profits.
  • Fairbury Steaks Offering Top Quality Filet Mignon Steak for Special Events and Corporate Gifts, Fairbury Steaks was founded in Nebraska in 1937 to provide quality meats. Since 1972 we have focused our business on premium top sirloin steak cuts, rib eye steaks, boneless strips, and filet mignon steak
  • Fresh From Nebraska Today’s orders ship Factory Direct – Factory Fresh from the hands that produced these Nebraska-Originals
  • From Nebraska Gift Ship located in Lincoln, NE. A local showcase for the best products made in Nebraska.
  • Goodrich Ice Cream The dairy store chain was founded in 1932. When Baby-boomers think of where to go for an ice cream treat, they remember Goodrich. An icon of quality and fun throughout Nebraska and Iowa, the brand has a long history of excellence -- and authentic Midwestern roots
  • H R Poppin Snacks located in Gibbon, NE
  • Herman's Nut House
  • Jim McKee: Made in Nebraska: From 911 to McRibs from the 12/9/12 Lincoln Journal Star
  • Jisa's Farmstead Cheese located in Brainard, NE
  • Kernal Krazy Popcorn located in Tecumseh, NE
  • Kimmell Orchards located in Nebraska City
  • Kool-Aid invented by Nebraskan, Edwin Perkins. Official KoolAid site
  • Le Quartier Bakery located in Lincoln, NE
  • Lithuanian Bakery Omaha, NE
  • Made in Nebraska Exhibit an online display from the Nebraska Historical Society including foods, dairies, vineyards and soft drinks
  • Moody Girl Salsa located in Columbus, NE
  • Nebraska Bean, Inc
  • Nebraska Beef Council
  • Nebraska Brewpubs and Microbreweries
  • Nebraska Food Cooperative located in Lincoln, NE
  • Nebraska Meat and Food Directory
  • Nebraska Popcorn, Inc Morrison Farms is a privately owned family farming, processing and packaging business providing high quality popcorn products to customers in more than 50 countries
  • Nebraska Steaks Based in Lincoln, Nebraska, Del Gould has provided top quality meats to fine restaurants, institutions, clubs, and families. For three generations, Del Gould Meats, has been a family owned and operated business
  • Omaha Steaks a family business since the founding in 1917. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Pear's Gourmet Coffee Overview
  • Poppycock For more than 40 years, POPPYCOCK® has been the Nuttiest Gourmet Popcorn
  • R T Fudge located in Burwell, NE
  • Reuben Sandwich a contested history of the origin of the Reuben Sandwich. One account credits Reuben Kulakofsky (1873-1960), a wholesale grocer in Omaha, Nebraska with creating this sandwich. Kulakofsky belonged to a weekly poker group whose members apparently enjoyed fixing their own sandwiches every bit as much as they enjoyed playing poker. One of the players, Charles Schimmel, owner of the Blackstone Hotel in Omaha, put the Reuben Sandwich on the hotel menu. recipe
  • Roca Berry Farms located in Roca, NE
  • Rotella's Itallian Bakery a wholesale bakery located in Omaha, NE
  • Runza Recipe
  • Runza Restaurants 1st Runza® Drive Inn opens in Lincoln, NE near Pioneers Park. Founded by Sally Everett and her brother, Alex Brening
  • Shadowbrook Farm located in Lincoln, NE
  • Sorrisos Gourmet Pasta Sauces located in Firth, NE
  • Sugar Plum Candies located in Lincoln, NE
  • UNL Dairy Store located in Lincoln, NE
  • Valentino's Pizza order their frozen pizzas by mail. Val's has shipped pizza to every corner of the continental United States; to university alumni gatherings in Washington D.C.; to hungry, nostalgic ex-collegians in Arizona who want a delectable Christmas present; as well as to Alaska and Japan.
  • Valentino's Pizza Crust Recipe
  • Verdigre Bakery kolaches, rohlicky, caraway rye bread, and the popular walnut crinkle
  • Village Pie Maker Fresh, hand made fruit pies baked fresh from your oven. Located in Eustis, NE
  • Villamonte's Cuisine
  • Wimmer's Meat In 1934, George Wimmer Sr.and his wife Lisbet moved their family to Snyder, Nebraska, and opened a small butcher shop and sausage kitchen. George's meat formulas, old-world spice recipes and reputation for uncompromised quality were quickly recognized. He believed that in order to make quality products for his customers he must start with quality ingredients