Archive for December, 2011:

Dec
28

SacFoodies Featured in Latest Issue of SubMerge Magazine

Three of our SacFoodies were recently interviewed by SubMerge Magazine, a local entertainment and lifestyle publication, as part of a feature on Sacramento food blogs. We were definitely among some great company, so check out what we had to say about why we think Sacramento is a food town and what our last meals on […]

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Dec
23

Plates Café & Catering

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This holiday season, help the deserving and your appetite by putting Plates Café and Catering Center on the top of your to-eat list. Created though a partnership with St. John’s Shelter for Women and Children, the Plates Café and Catering Project helps once-homeless women transition into a state of self-sustainability. By working at Plates, each […]

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Dec
22

Last Minute Food Gift

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For a recent holiday party, I opted to make my favorite rum cake to bring to the hostess as a gift that she could indulge in on her own or share with her party guests. So, with only mere hours to go until the party began, this tried-and-true Bermuda rum cake connoisseur took to the […]

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Dec
19

Last-Minute Gift Idea: Local Roots Food Tour

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With the holidays right around the corner, the SacFoodies will be posting some last-minute food gift ideas this week. It’s no secret the SacFoodies team loves food – especially Sacramento food. So we were all excited to experience a few local eateries in a new way on a walking tour in the midtown and East […]

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Dec
15

Thankful Thursday

A big thank you to our friends at the Frosted Cake Shop and Best Friends for Frosting for bringing some holiday cheer to the SacFoodies today. We’ve been fans of Tessa’s work since earlier this year, and we were excited to meet Melissa today. Thanks again!

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Dec
14

Perfect Appetizer for Beer Drinkers

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I love that the holidays allows me to share with my friends the recipes I have learned throughout the year. As I got prepared for a recent holiday gathering I was hosting at my house, one of the things I struggled with was finding a good appetizer that is simple, yummy and pairs well with […]

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Dec
08

A Few of My Favorite Things: Breville Immersion Blender

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I’m obsessed with my immersion blender and can’t believe I made soups in the past without it.  It is literally mess-free and so easy. As the folks at The Gutsy Gourmet describe below, “just grab it, stick it in the pot and blend away.”  Couldn’t say it better myself so I won’t try.  So, put […]

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Dec
07

One of Our Favorite Things: Tabasco Green Jalapeno Pepper Sauce

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I have many “favorite things” in my kitchen. I often pull out the Le Creuset Dutch oven to boil, sauté or braise. I adore Kitchen Basics Chicken Stock. And I think tongs may be the most underrated utensil in the drawer. But the one thing that I’ve become borderline obsessed with, and is my 2011 […]

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Dec
06

A Few of My Favorite Things: Ode to My … Blender

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The holiday season is one of the SacFoodies’ favorite times of year, so for this week we will be posting some of our other favorite things – everything from favorite recipes to condiments to kitchen utensils. You read that right, I said my blender. Boring, you say? I think not! My Vitamix blender is at […]

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Dec
02

Second Wednesday Tastings at INK: Bacon Edition

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I have dreamt of bacon. Just soak in that declaration for a minute. Because while that sentence could very well serve as the working title of my memoirs, it’s also an unabashedly true statement in my life. Yes, bacon. That salty, slightly crisp, crackling strip of heaven! Whose visions haunt me even now with their […]

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