Archive for January, 2009:

Jan
30

A Super Bowl of Chili

If you’re anything like us, the Super Bowl is a day to forgo any ideas about healthy eating. So if you’re feeling truly adventurous with not a calorie-count care in the world, you might want to experiment with The Bacon Explosion. Wait, you don’t have time to weave your bacon this Sunday? Here’s a quicker […]

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Jan
28

Where Will You Be on Super Bowl Sunday?

With the Super Bowl just a few short days away it’s about time to plan your Sunday itinerary. The SacFoodies have been researching potential locations to watch the big game – from the obvious sports bar hangouts to hole-in-the- wall hideaways, any restaurant or bar with a TV is bound to have the game on […]

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Jan
27

Tightwad Tuesday

We’ve been hard at work compiling a list of potential Super Bowl viewing destinations around town….but you’ll have to wait until tomorrow to see the final result. In the meantime, we’ve got a great Tightwad Tuesday idea for you that gives you the option of dining out at some of the best restaurants in town […]

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Jan
23

Super Easy Super Bowl

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This is a borderline foodie foul (okay, penalty if we’re talking football) but this tried-and-true dip has been a part of many of our football parties over the years.  It’s not exactly gourmet but we all love a quick and easy recipe every now and then, especially when we’re serving a house full of beer-drinking […]

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Jan
21

(Belated) Tightwad Tuesday: Super Bowl Style

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Due to yesterday’s inauguration activities, we decided to delay our Tightwad Tuesday for today (yes, Wednesday, just go with it). With the Super Bowl right around the corner, we thought we’d kick-off a series of Super Bowl themed entries with the ultimate in Big Game budget dining. What crowd-pleasing food is super easy on the […]

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Jan
20

Michelle Obama’s Shortbread Cookies

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Every four years, Family Circle magazine holds a presidential bake-off pitting the future first ladies against each other. From Hilary Clinton’s Chips to Laura Bush’s Texas Governor’s Mansion Cowboy Cookies, these delicious cookies have become an American tradition that I hope will continue on to 2012. While Cindy McCain’s Oatmeal-Butterscotch Cookies were victorious this election […]

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Jan
16

Quick Slurp: Tomato Bisque Soup

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Where: Paul Martin’s American Bistro What: A fresh-tasting and intensely satisfying tomato bisque that was featured a few weeks ago on the ever-changing seasonal menu at the Roseville locavore restaurant. Why: There’s just something about a steaming bowl of creamy tomato soup on a cold winter evening that makes this girl happy. Just don’t slurp too loudly – people […]

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Jan
14

Foodie Debate

One day last week as office members were gathered together for Christine’s birthday celebration, a serious debate ensued: Which burger place has better fries: McDonald’s or In-N-Out? (Leave it to the SacFoodies to start talking fries while eating cake). The debate was heated as each SacFoodie defended every aspect of his or her favorite fry – […]

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Jan
13

Tightwad Tuesday

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It’s no secret that the down economy is taking a toll on all of us. But rather than throw a pity party, the SacFoodies are on a mission to maximize fun on a minimal budget. That’s why we’re bringing you tips for dining throughout Sacramento on a shoestring! Every Tuesday, we’ll post our latest “tightwad […]

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Jan
09

Kings Cuisine

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Some of the most fun we’ve had this fall and winter has been heading over to ARCO Arena to watch the Kings play.  It’s exhilarating watching a young, talented team dribble and dunk, pass and shoot. And, despite a string of injuries and losses, we’re ever-the-hopeful fans. We’ve made it to seven games so far, […]

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