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Sep
06

SacFoodies and the Beanstalk

This week, we were asked by Slow Food Sacramento to create a recipe using Elegant Beans‘ Jacob’s Cattle Beans. Jacob’s Cattle Beans are an heirloom variety and a part of Ark of Taste, which serves as a living catalog of foods facing extinction. We had a blast creating this recipe (and eating it), and we […]

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Nov
29

A Look at the SacFoodies’ Thanksgiving 2016

By: The SacFoodies For us at SacFoodies, comparing and contrasting the meals we make and eat tends to happen quite a bit, especially around the holidays. When comparing dishes for holidays like Thanksgiving, it initially seems simple in general: turkey, mashed potatoes, yams and cranberries. However, everybody does Thanksgiving differently, even if the differences are […]

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Oct
05

Vegetable Pie Recipe

by Harrison Reilly This is an old family recipe that is great to bake any time of year. Traditionally, my family makes it for Thanksgiving and Christmas, but could easily be served cold as a summer dish. A pre-made crust works fine for this recipe and feel free to experiment with the vegetables used! VEGETABLE […]

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May
08

Mother’s Day Dining

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There is so much to love about Mother’s Day: we celebrate the women that raised us, we get together with family, and we brunch! Okay, maybe not all of us brunch, but hopefully we all get to share a meal with the ones we love whether that means slaving over homemade hollandaise or picking the […]

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May
06

Wordless Wednesday: House Kitchen & Bar

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Wordless Wednesday: Santa Fe Chicken Salad from House. House Kitchen & Bar 555 Capitol Mall, Suite 155 Sacramento, CA 95814  

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Mar
31

5 Meatless Entrees That Aren’t Pasta

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In looking for meatless recipes these past few weeks, I’ve come to find that no meat means “pasta” for many of us. It’s no surprise—who doesn’t love pasta? It’s easy, versatile and delicious. But, let’s be honest, the sweet creation that is pasta isn’t exactly the most forgiving food if you’re looking to maintain your […]

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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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Dec
17

12 Beers of Christmas at zpizza

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If you don’t already have plans for this Friday evening (or feel like skipping the seventh holiday party on your calendar), consider heading over to zpizza in the Pocket area to sample the “12 Beers of Christmas” during their Lagunitas tap takeover event. Beers on tap will include some Lagunitas Brewing Company favorites including IPA, […]

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Dec
04

Shoki Ramen House

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“A bowl of dreams” is what the folks at Shoki Ramen House call their noodles, and after my first experience there, I can honestly say a bowl of dreams it was. Nestled on the corner of 12th and R Street in Downtown Sacramento, the location I visited was quaint and intimate. The whole restaurant was […]

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Nov
03

A Taste of Spain

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There are some things that have the power to take you back to a time and place, where memories collide in a rush of images – and you get to experience a moment all over again. Sometimes, it’s a song, the words of which bring a smile, a laugh, or tears. Sometimes, it’s a de […]

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