Archive for May, 2010:

May
28

A Tasty Addition To Your Memorial Day BBQ!

It’s Memorial Day weekend and that means we can officially kick-off the summer barbeque season! Nothing goes better with barbequed food than a side of tasty potato salad. Here’s a healthy potato salad recipe courtesy of our client, the United States Potato Board. Happy grilling! Quick & Healthy Greek Potato Salad To save time, chop […]

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May
27

Fettuccine with Peas, Asparagus, and Pancetta

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I’m not very good at following recipe directions. I tend to make ingredient substitutions on a whim, or skip ingredients completely if I don’t have them on hand. But not this time – I had a special request from my significant other to make this Bon Appetit pasta dish for his birthday (look familiar? It […]

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May
26

Wordless Wednesday: Pronto, Sacramento

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A large order of Thai Fries ($4.95) from Pronto at 16th and O.

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May
24

Chicken Chimichangas

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I love to cook, but I like my recipes simple and with few ingredients, which is exactly why I love my mom’s Chicken Chimichanga recipe!  I only need five ingredients to create a meal that was my favorite as a child and still is today. I also love this recipe because instead of frying the chimichangas, it […]

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May
21

Will You Race for the Rock this year?

Win a $20,000 diamond ring by participating in this year’s Race for the Rock, a text message-based treasure hunt that raises funds to benefit programs at Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services (an FH client). On June 5th at 10 a.m., teams of two will embark on a race through downtown Sacramento, on bike or […]

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May
19

Wordless Wednesday: Pearl on the River, Sacramento

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This Polenta Tort from Pearl on the River was to-die-for. (Grilled portabella mushroom served between roasted polenta rounds with Ricotta cheese and sun-dried tomato pesto and served atop a bed of arugula.)

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May
18

Tightwad Tuesday: Do You Groupon?

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If you’re like me and love a great bargain, you are going to love Groupon! For those of you unfamiliar with Groupon, it’s a Website that features daily deals on the best stuff to do, see, buy and eat in various cities across the U.S. and in Canada.  We’ve been anxiously waiting for Groupon to […]

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May
14

Grange, Sacramento

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Last week, fellow SacFoodie Brittany and I were lucky enough to be invited to a Farmer’s Market tour and lunch hosted by Chef Michael Tuohy of the much-praised Grange restaurant here in Sacramento. We joined a group of local “food enthusiasts” including Kimberley of Poor Girl Eats Well, Kristy of Cakegrrrl, Jonathan of Sacramento Press, […]

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May
12

Wordless Wednesday: Sarabeth’s, New York City

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The heavenly Spinach and Goat Cheese Omelet from Sarabeth’s on the Upper East Side, NYC.

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May
11

Tightwad Tuesday: Starbucks Happy Hour

Need a little afternoon caffeine boost? Craving something cold and refreshing? Well, you’re in luck because now until May 16, Starbucks is offering a Happy Hour! Head to any participating Starbucks between 3 and 5 p.m. and enjoy a half-priced Frappuccino beverage. Starbucks is known for its large selection of Frappuccino’s with flavors like Coffee, […]

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