Archive for October, 2008:

Oct
31

The Sacramento Salmon Swap: Salmon Lasagna

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Whole Wheat, Salmon and Spinach Lasagna A while back Ashley provided the office with Alaskan frozen salmon, and I’ve been thinking about what creative concoction to make with it.  I’m a fan of simple grilled salmon, but figured I was on the line to come up with something a little more blog-worthy this time. Looking […]

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Oct
30

Pumpkin Cookies

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I love everything pumpkin so naturally Halloween is one of my favorite foodie holidays. I’ll make anything from pumpkin ice cream to pumpkin pie. Here is one of my favorite pumpkin cookie recipes and it includes an intriguing twist: one package of instant vanilla pudding mix. These spooktacular cookies are fun and easy to make […]

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Oct
29

October Daring Bakers’ Challenge – Pizza Dough

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Pizza is probably my all-time favorite food and something that gets purchased or made in my house on many occasions. In fact, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love pizza. If you’ve recently joined our fan page on Facebook, you saw our first thread was all about your favorite pizza joint in Sacramento, and our […]

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Oct
29

Late Lunch at Riverside Clubhouse

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A few weekends ago I enjoyed a late lunch at Riverside Clubhouse with my parents and fiancé, Stefan. I’ve only lived in Sacramento since June and I try to make every eating-out opportunity a new experience. After a quick Internet search on Sacramento restaurants, I decided that we should try the Riverside Clubhouse because of the […]

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Oct
27

Soup Series: Creamy Pumpkin Curry and Popovers

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The Tale of a Pumpkin and 12 Popovers I must have had a similar “fall is in the air” feeling a few years ago when I first found this recipe on the Internet.  I typed in “pumpkin soup” and was immediately attracted to the pumpkin and curry flavor combination – not to mention the ease […]

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Oct
24

Upcoming Foodie Events

The following are some fun cooking classes coming up at the East Bay Restaurant Supply Culinary Center, located at 522 North 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811. Classes do require reservations, so call East Bay at 916-440-0623 to get the full scoop! What:  Kids Culinary Class for Spooky Halloween Treats! Kids will learn how to make […]

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Oct
22

Soup Series: Zucchini-Basil

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I love basil and all things pesto. I think this love affair probably started when I spent time living in Italy a few years ago and indulged in pesto at every opportunity. Not only that, but the basil plants in my garden just so happen to be overflowing right now. So when it came time […]

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Oct
20

Il Fo

It’s like a best friend. You visit nearly every day – sometimes just for a cup of coffee and sometimes for a sit-down dinner. You’ve shared birthdays and office parties; you can’t stop talking about it to all your other friends. You’ve even coined an affectionate nickname that somehow managed to stick. In our case, […]

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Oct
17

Soup Series: Potato Tomato Heaven

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I love a good minestrone. And matzo ball soup will bring a smile to my face any day. But when I think of a warm comfort soup, I always seem to go back to the trusty tomato. And when I learned of a tomato soup that also called for potatoes – well I was immediately […]

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Oct
16

I’m Hooked on McCormick and Schmick’s

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A few years back while in San Diego on business, I had the pleasure of dining at McCormick & Schmick’s.  Many times when dining out, you may only get two or three seafood selections to choose from on the menu.  But at McCormick & Schmick’s you have dozens (yes, dozens!) of fresh options to choose […]

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