Archive for November, 2009:

Nov
30

Soup Series: Cheddar Corn Chowder

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I was so excited that we were doing a soup series again because I love soup. Not only is it comforting in the cold winter months, but it is often very easy to prepare. The following recipe comes from one of my go-to cookbooks, “The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook.” I’ve made this recipe numerous times, playing […]

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Nov
24

eat. write. give: The ladies of Sac Foodies serve up good eats for a good cause

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Sacramento opening of Fleishman-Hillard.  To commemorate our last two decades in the Capitol City, the ladies of Sac Foodies will make an offline appearance at midtown’s Lounge ON20 to raise funds and awareness for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS).  Ten percent of all sales from […]

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Nov
23

Burritos Give Back

We heart burritos.  There’s never a bad time for a warm tortilla stuffed with steamy deliciousness.  Breakfast, lunch or dinner – you can’t go wrong. Needless to say, we’re pretty excited for today’s fundraising event at Chipotle benefiting our friends at the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.  Enjoy a tasty treat at any Sacramento-area […]

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Nov
20

Soup Series: No-Rules Beef Stew

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There’s frost on your car in the morning, your shorts and flip flops have been laid to rest and it’s time to start bundling up in front of the fireplace with a tasty bowl of steamy soup.  What does this all mean? It’s time to kick off this year’s Soup Series!  Sit back, enjoy and […]

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Nov
19

Grand Opening Party at Ten22

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Last week, a few of the Sac Foodies were invited to attend the grand opening celebration for Ten22 restaurant in Old Sacramento. Since we had also been invited to a preview tasting a few months back, we were really looking forward to seeing how the restaurant had turned out now that it is officially open! […]

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Nov
17

It’s Just Ducky at the Grange

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Several years ago a friend invited me to dinner and asked if I liked duck. My silence on the line quickly revealed my unfamiliarity with the then-foreign foul. But, she took a chance and kept duck in our dinner plans – and I am so glad she did. Ever since that time, duck on the […]

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Nov
16

Music That Gives Back

We love using Sac Foodies to spread the word about all the great ways that local businesses and individuals are helping to make Sacramento  the great city it is. The “Hope in Harmony” benefit concert for children is one of those great efforts.  The event, which will include an Old Hollywood theme, will be held […]

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Nov
13

2nd Annual Turkey Drive 3000

We’re so excited about our new partnership with the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, which we hope you’ve read all about in our recent post.  SFBFS is all about giving back and there’s no better time for that than the Thanksgiving and Holiday season. What better way to kick off the season of giving […]

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Nov
12

Chicken and Potatoes on the Grill

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I’ve mentioned on Sac Foodies before that I am a big fan of the beer can chicken grilling method. However, when I was at my dad’s house a few weeks ago, he showed me his fancy new vertical chicken roaster pan for the grill. I was skeptical at first – after all, he was the […]

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Nov
10

Tightwad Tuesday: Mikuni

Mikuni is dishing out the deals for today’s Tightwad Tuesday! Happy Meal – Indulge in the special fixed price menu for two for only $40.  You and your dining partner can choose one appetizer, one meat dish, 2 rolls and one dessert from the Happy Meal menu for the fixed price of $40. Kids Eat […]

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