A photo of a carton of eggs

Lisa Bralts

June 28, 2012 - Backyard Industry

Fear and Poaching in Urbana

In this episode of In My Backyard, decidedly amateur egg-poacher Lisa Bralts gets a lesson from cook/author Millicent Souris that starts at a local farm and ends in the kitchen.


A sandwich made of french friends and cheese gravy on a plate at a restaurant.

Lisa Bralts

June 14, 2012 - Backyard Industry

Horseshoes and Haystacks

For many of us, “eating local” means buying locally-grown produce and supporting local producers. But what about eating? Locally-developed cuisine - especially the comfort foods from last century that are specific to a region or sometimes just a town - is making a bit of a comeback, but with a bit of a twist. Lisa Bralts investigates one of Central Illinois’ specialties on this episode of In My Backyard.