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Feb
10

Sweets for the Sweet

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“Love means never having to say, ‘Sorry, there’s wheat flour in that.’” Ah, this fabulous and inspirational gluten-free dessert lineup had me at the first line. And then I took a look at the photos and recipes. Peanut Butter Marshmallow Sandwich Cookies Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Salted Butterscotch Filling Flourless Chocolate Mousse Cake Valentine Sugar […]

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Jan
13

POWERBALL

By Samantha Fugate Tonight is the night for the biggest Powerball drawing in history. To celebrate that, we thought we could share the Foodie version of the Powerball. It may not win you $1.5 billion, but it will fill you with fiber, Omega-3s and, of course, chocolate (because when is chocolate not a good idea?) […]

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Dec
22

CREAM Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches – Elk Grove Location Now Open

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A new CREAM has come to town! A fellow SacFoodie covered CREAM in Davis, so this new location opening gave me the perfect excuse to try it for myself and see how CREAM Elk Grove measured up! When I first heard about CREAM and their gourmet ice cream sandwiches, I immediately skimmed through my mental […]

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Sep
19

Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet

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Did you know that 46 million people in the United States deal with hunger issues? 12 million of them are children and 7 million are seniors. September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. A group of 30 passionate food bloggers recently put together […]

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May
21

CREAM (Cookies Rule Everything Around Me), Davis

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I can’t think of anything better than a warm cookie fresh out of the oven. Unless, that cookie happens to be accompanied by freshly scooped ice cream, and sandwiched with, well, yet another cookie. This is the promise that CREAM in Davis delivers – warm cookies, cold ice cream, endless possibilities (and cause for addiction).  […]

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Mar
29

COMPOST COOKIES

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I love to bake, so a few years back, my thoughtful husband bought me the Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook which I was excited to dive into. However, I was immediately intimidated. The measurements were in grams, it included ingredients like glucose and freeze-dried corn powder, and there were multiple recipes within recipes (often a turn […]

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Jan
31

Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies

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One of the things I miss most now that I’m gluten-free is all of the delicious baked goods I used to make and enjoy. Yes, I’ve experimented with gluten-free baking, with some success and some failure. Regular baking is tricky enough, but when you begin working with gluten-free alternatives to flour, a lot can go […]

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Nov
06

SacFoodies Halloween Potluck

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SacFoodies concocted a spooky Halloween feast last week. Check out the highlights from the ghoulish grub…if you dare!  Olive Artichoke Party Dip: This recipe for Olive Artichoke Party Dip featuring California Ripe Olives (client) was a breeze to make!  With only five ingredients and no need to turn on the oven or stove, this was […]

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Jul
06

Gooey Butter Cookies

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On a recent trip to St. Louis, I sampled some Gooey Butter Cake. Well, if I’m being honest, I did more than sample it – I couldn’t stop eating it! I had forgotten how unbelievably delicious this cake is. As its name implies, Gooey Butter Cake is a gooey confection that’s both buttery and sweet. […]

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May
13

National Chocolate Chip Day

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Did you know May 15th is National Chocolate Chip Day? Yup, there is a whole holiday to celebrate the wonderful little morsels of goodness! Some claim that the first chocolate chips were created in 1937 by Ruth Graves Wakefield when she chopped up chocolate and then baked those pieces into cookies. Two years later, Nestle […]

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