Archive for November, 2013:

Nov
27

What to Eat on Thanksgiving

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I love Thanksgiving. I love eating turkey and gravy-laden mashed potatoes almost as much as I enjoy eating 15 different types of pie and getting away with it. Only on Thanksgiving is indulging in this much food not only reasonable but is a requirement. While Thanksgiving is a day everyone celebrates with equal enthusiasm, not […]

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Nov
25

Homemade Tomato Soup

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With Thanksgiving just three days away, I decided to take a late Sunday night drive to the grocery store to try and pick up everything I might need for turkey day. Knowing how much cooking was in my near future, I also wanted to whip up a light and easy dinner that was fresh and […]

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Nov
22

Thanksgiving Dinner at The Firehouse

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Thanksgiving – a holiday that brings people together around SacFoodies’ favorite thing: food! It’s even better when you can sit back and enjoy the holiday fare without having to stress about cooking. This turkey day, you can unwind at The Firehouse in Old Sacramento with their delicious four-course holiday menu, designed by Executive Chef Deneb […]

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Nov
21

P.F. Chang’s Seasonal Menu

By Vanessa Sapino and the SacFoodies Team You certainly get the SacFoodies’ attention when you add some seasonal flare to a traditional Chinese food menu. So on a recent fall day, the group got together for a long-overdue group tasting at P.F. Chang’s to test out their new fall menu: Crispy Korean Chicken Wings Shanghai […]

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Nov
20

Wordless Wednesday: Tank House BBQ & Bar

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  Comfort food at its finest: Dirty Mac ‘n Cheese with Smoked Chicken, Tater Tots and a New Glory Beer. Tank House 1925 J Street Sacramento, CA 95811 (916) 431-7199  

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Nov
19

Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese Tasting at Taylor’s Market

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Fellow Sacramento blogger Garrett McCord just released his first cookbook and it has us drooling! Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese is available now and you can meet Garrett and his co-author Stephanie Stiavetti at Taylor’s Market on Sunday, November 24 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. for a Tasty Books tasting reception. They […]

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Nov
15

Review: Sauces from Ocean Beach Foods Co.

by: Liz Conant and Jake Ferguson When the folks from Ocean Beach Foods Co. asked the SacFoodies if we would like to try their line of locally-produced sauces, we of course responded with an enthusiastic “Yes please!” Dave Nettles, known as the “Big Kahuna” of Ocean Beach Foods Co., stopped by and hand-delivered three different […]

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Nov
13

Wordless Wednesday: Crispy Korean Chicken Wings

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The Sac Foodies team recently tested out the new fall menu at P.F. Chang’s in midtown. These “lollipop-style” wings bring an amazing and spicy twist to the usual fall comfort foods. Green onions and sesame seeds add the perfect finishing touch.  P.F. Chang’s China Bistro 1530 Jst #100 Sacramento, CA 95814

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Nov
12

Old Sugar Mill Tasting: Chenin Blanc and Petite Sirah

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This Thursday, November 14, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., the Old Sugar Mill is hosting a tasting of the region’s most unknown yet most versatile varietals: Chenin Blanc and Petit Sirah. These two varietals are produced in every major wine region in the world. However, Clarksburg is the only winegrowing region where they both flourish […]

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Nov
07

Downtown Ice Rink Opens This Friday

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This Friday marks the start of the 22nd year of one of Sacramento’s favorite holiday traditions: the opening of the downtown ice rink. To celebrate, the Downtown Sacramento Partnership is hosting a free community skate day on Friday at noon at the rink located at 701 K Street. Can’t make it until after work? No […]

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