Archive for February, 2009:

Feb
11

Rolled Sugar Cookies, V-Day Style

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Valentines’ Day is one of those holidays that lends itself well to rolled cookies. This year I somehow misplaced my holiday cookie cutters, so was pleased with myself when I realized that I could improvise using the Martha Stewart alphabet set that I had received as a gift a few months ago.  What else spells […]

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Feb
10

Tightwad Tuesday: Valentine’s Day Edition

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Still looking for something to do with your sweetheart this weekend, but don’t want to spend a ton of dough? Consider spending just $10 each for you and your honey to taste delicious ports and chocolates from five different wineries. The Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg , only about 15 minutes away from downtown Sac, […]

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Feb
09

Red Velvet Cake

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Looking for the perfect dessert for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Then this cake is for you! My husband recently celebrated a birthday and his one request was a Red Velvet Cake. After reading through dozens of recipes, this one from Emeril Lagasse looked both delicious and manageable. It was fluffy, moist and the shocking […]

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Feb
06

Valentine’s Day Foodie Happenings

With the big V-Day just around the corner, we thought we’d round up a few ideas to get you in the spirit. If you haven’t made your reservations yet, better get to it – once you read over our list of mouth-watering suggestions you won’t be able to resist! Ella Dining Room and Bar is offering […]

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Feb
05

Tower Café : A Landmark Dining Experience

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A Sacramento landmark, the Tower Café  is one of the most popular dining establishments in the city. Located next to the historic Tower Theatre, the restaurant almost always has a line out the door during weekend brunch hours. Living walking distance from the eatery has allowed me the great pleasure of dining there on numerous […]

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Feb
03

Tightwad Tuesday

For this week’s Tightwad Tuesday we bring you: Happy Hour at Paul Martin’s American Bistro. This upscale Roseville restaurant is offering small plates and specialty beverages for just $4 each between 3pm and 6pm, Monday through Friday. Small plate offerings include Smoked Chicken with Chili Aioli, Slow-Cooked St. Louis Pork Ribs, Smoked Salmon Lettuce Cups […]

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Feb
02

Upcoming Foodie Events

What: Join Chef Carolyn Kumpe for “A Chocolate Valentine” cooking class. You’ll learn to make luxurious truffles, chocolate shortbread cookies and chocolate dipped strawberries for that special Valentine. Where: East Bay Restaurant Supply Culinary Center, 552 North 12th Street, Sacramento When: Saturday, February 7, from 12:30pm – 3:00pm For more information or to register visit […]

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