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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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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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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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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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Oct
30

Irish Beef Stew

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Last weekend, the winds came. And with them, all the swirling colors, smells and sentiments of fall. Thanks to Sacramento’s usual Indian Summer weather patterns, autumn has a tendency to sneak up on you. At first, it’s a noticeable chill in the morning air. Then a faint, smoky smell riding on the biting Delta Breezes […]

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Oct
28

5-Ingredient White Chicken Chili

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It’s that time of year again. The time when the sniffles come back, flannel sheets come out and soups are “all the rage” on Pinterest. If you are like me, you catch on to this soup-frenzy and want it for every meal! I stumbled across this recipe for 5-Ingredient Easy White Chicken Chili, courtesy of […]

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May
17

Noodles & Company Spring Menu Tasting

By Ana Marie and Sara Ortega Ana Marie: When one hears the name Noodle & Company, thoughts about appetizing Asian cuisine or tasty Italian pasta may come to mind.  Yet, unbeknownst to many, Noodles & Company is so much more than merely noodles!  This charming restaurant prides itself with a diverse menu that ranges from […]

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Feb
06

Wordless Wednesday: Steamers Old Sacramento

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The perfect lunch combination: Creamy clam chowder soup topped with crispy bacon, paired with a refreshing veggie sandwich with cucumber, avocado, red onion and cream cheese. Steamers 101 K Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 737-5252

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Feb
06

Soba Soup

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I never play favorites. Except when choosing Japanese noodles, and then I always favor soba. Soba is a brown noodle made from buckwheat flour. I adore the nutty flavor, and its dense texture makes it a hearty addition to any soup. Soba is much sturdier than its thin, curly ramen counterpart, and it is much […]

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