Archive for January, 2015:

Jan
29

How to Get Frozen Yogurt for 10 Cents!

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Here’s the scoop, or should I say, swirl: To celebrate 10 years of “swirling,” Pinkberry is offering small frozen yogurts with toppings for only .10¢ between 7pm-10pm on Friday, January 30th. Fro yo fans can expect new flavors, including Passionfruit, Raspberry White Chocolate and Sea Salt Chocolate. Pinkberry will also be offering “Birthday Style” – […]

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Jan
27

When Life Gives You Oranges

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With Sacramento winters comes Sacramento citrus. This time of year, it seems like almost every street in downtown and midtown is studded with orange trees bursting with fruit. I happen to be one of the lucky downtown residents with an orange tree in my backyard, and right now I have more fruit than I’d ever […]

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Jan
23

Sacramento: A Coffee Capitol in its Own Right

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When one thinks of “coffee cities” the usual suspects probably come to mind: Portland, Seattle, a small European village. Sacramento probably isn’t the first place that pops up. However, you might want to think again. Sacramento was recently named one of the top cities in the world for coffee lovers and one of the most […]

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Jan
21

Wordless Wednesday: Jack’s Urban Eats

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Spinach Salad and Pesto Mashed Potatoes from Jack’s Urban Eats. Jack’s Urban Eats – Sacramento Locations 1230 20th Street Sacramento, CA 95811 545 Munroe Street Sacramento, CA 95825 2137 Golden Centre Lane Gold River, CA 95670 4730 Natomas Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95835  

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Jan
20

Small Bites for the Big Game

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If you’re planning your Big Game snacking menu, here’s a healthy take on onion rings that doesn’t sacrifice flavor. I came across this recipe a few weeks ago, adapted it to make it gluten-free, and it was a big hit with my family. (The original recipe calls for all-purpose flour, if you prefer.) Serve these […]

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Jan
16

Skinnytaste to the Rescue!

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I love cooking but my busy work schedule doesn’t always allow for hours of planning and prep to get a healthy, homemade meal on the table. Thankfully, Gina Homolka of Skinnytaste.com has figured it all out for me! I’m pretty much obsessed with her website and new cookbook. Her photography lures me in but then […]

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Jan
15

Juice Juice Baby

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After weeks of research, my boyfriend and I finally decided to get each other the perfect joint Christmas gift: a juicer. If you’re in the market for a juicer, I would definitely recommend the Breville Juice Fountain Multi-Speed Juicer, Model # BJE510XL. It’s easy-to-use and super easy-to-clean. No experience required! As for many, one of […]

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Jan
13

National Hot Toddy Day

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I love recognizing obscure food holidays as much as the next girl, but I rarely get the motivation to actually participate. This past Sunday however, was National Hot Toddy Day, and I only felt it fitting to partake. After spending the bulk of the day on the slopes, nothing sounded nicer than curling up with […]

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Jan
07

Wordless Wednesday: South

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Lunch at Sacramento’s new restaurant, South: The Chef’s Burger with Havarti, leek-shallot jam, bacon confit, spicy aioli and house pickles on a brioche bun. The Hot Pot with steamed shrimp, scallops and mussels, sweet baby peppers, fingerling potatoes and roasted poblanos served over three cheese grits. Looking for the restaurant website? It’s www.weheartfriedchicken.com. South 2005 […]

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