Archive for October, 2011:

Oct
31

Happy Halloween!

Last Friday, we celebrated fellow SacFoodie Julie Berge’s birthday with this spooktacular Halloween cake from Freeport Bakery. It was delicious! What are some of your favorite Halloween treats?

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Oct
28

A Southern Sampling at Taste of Atlanta

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O, The Oprah Magazine recently named Taste of Atlanta a foodie event worth making a trip for – good thing for me, I was already in town this past weekend, Oct. 21-23, to celebrate the 10th anniversary event! And this was the best ticket in town for a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in Atlanta. Having just […]

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Oct
26

Wordless Wednesday: Mini Open-Faced Steak Sandwiches

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Mini Open-Faced Steak Sandwiches on Garlic Bread with Provolone and Parsley Oil from Bobby Flay’s Grill It!

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Oct
21

Cooking Up Some Halloween Spookiness at Whole Foods

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I don’t know about you, but when I think of eating and Halloween, it usually means inhaling copious amounts of treats and ending the night in a sugar-induced coma. Those sweets may come small and individually wrapped, but after I start indulging, there’s nothing “fun size” about it. Thankfully, Halloween doesn’t have to be about […]

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Oct
19

The Lost Dog and the Alana Palmer

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Recently, I met family and friends at The Lost Dog Bar & Lounge in Durango, Colo., where I sampled a truly unique and delicious take on the Arnold Palmer, a drink that is traditionally a mix of iced tea and lemonade. The Lost Dog version includes lavender lemonade vodka. The lavender notes in this drink […]

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Oct
17

Peanut Butter & Jelly Breakfast Cupcakes

A guest blog from Courtney Pendleton, a sorta-kinda-foodie Before I begin, I must present some disclaimers. One, I am not really a foodie. Don’t get me wrong, I love and appreciate good food – and going out to eat – but making my own food? Err, not so much. After all that’s why I married […]

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Oct
14

25 Chances to Win a Beef Prize Pack from Raley’s and the California Beef Council

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When our friends at Raley’s contacted us to let us know about a fun Facebook photo contest they’re running in partnership with the California Beef Council, we knew SacFoodies readers would want to know about it. Here’s the scoop: Simply upload a photo of your beef-inspired meal to the Raley’s Facebook page for a chance […]

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Oct
12

Taste of Sacramento

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If you’re feeling famished and daydreaming of a getaway to Newport Beach, Napa or even Paris, circle Oct. 14 on your calendar. With a red marker. And, like, add a gold star. Because at the 13th annual “A Taste of Sacramento” event, foodies far and wide will converge on all 51,000 square feet of convention […]

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Oct
05

Noble Vegetarian, Sacramento

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I’ve been vegetarian now for two years. For the most part it’s been easy sailing and I’ve found enjoyment developing and discovering veggie versions for many of my old favorite dishes. But I can’t lie – I still have one weakness: Panda Express Orange Chicken. You know what I’m talking about – those crunchy, gooey […]

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Oct
04

Autumn Foods to Fall For

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In the same way we swap out our closets for warmer fashions more suited for autumn, it’s also time to clean out those pantries and replace your summer staples with fall fare. From crunchy fruits to mulling spices to pumpkin treats, fall has it all—and Sacramento offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy these autumnal delights. […]

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