Posts Tagged Chocolate:

Sep
05

Grasshopper Pie

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Since the SacFoodies 5th Anniversay Potluck was at my house this year, I needed a recipe that I could prepare in advance and not have to fret over. With the theme of “colors” for this year’s potluck, I chose green and the first recipe that popped into my head was Grasshopper Pie. It’s been years […]

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Feb
27

Busy Mom Dessert

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I have always had a sweet tooth and as a new mom, my window of opportunity to sit down and bake something elaborate is no longer a reality. When I found this fun, simple recipe that was a cute riff off of the classic rice krispy bars, I couldn’t wait to give it a shot! […]

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Feb
21

More Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

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Last week, we posted a chocolate-covered strawberries recipe from Pinterest, and this week, another SacFoodie shares her version of this classic, sweet treat! Chocolate Covered Strawberries I’ll be the first to admit it – I don’t spend as much time in the kitchen as I’d like to. But let’s be honest, with only 24 hours […]

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Feb
14

An Easy Valentine’s Day Treat: Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

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I’ve never been one to go overboard on Valentine’s Day, so fancy dinner reservations and expensive gifts are out for me. That’s why when I recently spotted chocolate-dipped strawberries on Pinterest (speaking of which, did you know the SacFoodies are on Pinterest?), I was inspired (and hungry). The Pinterest photo led me to a super […]

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Oct
11

Forget Batman and Superman, We Love Food Heroes

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A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of attending An Evening with Food Heroes with fellow foodies Angela and Amy, hosted by Eventbrite San Francisco at Terroir Natural Wine Merchant. The event was timed with the release of Georgia Pellegrini’s book, “Food Heroes,” which documents her international travels in pursuit of true heroes of […]

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Sep
13

Hot Italian Announces New Affogati Menu

Good news, Hot Italian just received their liquor license, and in addition to now stocking a full bar, this has allowed them to add a few new dishes to their menu. We were recently invited to sample a few items from their new line of Affogati (Italian for “drowned”) desserts: a heaping scoop of gelato […]

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Aug
23

Potluck Series: Mexican Brownies

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I love me a themed potluck, so when the Sac Foodies decided to go south of the boarder for our 3rd annual anniversary I was very excited to browse online recipes. In my search I stumbled across several recipes for Mexican Brownies and had to try it. These are very easy to make, with a […]

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Feb
20

You Can Never Have Enough Chocolate

Did you get enough chocolate over Valentine’s Day weekend? Is there even such a thing as enough chocolate? If you’re anything like us, 3:00 in the afternoon usually hits at about the same time as a serious craving for chocolatey goodness. In a quick poll around the office, we each claimed the following as our […]

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Dec
17

Fudge Ecstasies

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(from the 1989 Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook) 1 12-ounce package (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate pieces 2 squares (2 ounces) unsweetened chocolate 2 tablespoons butter 2 eggs 2/3 cup sugar ¼ cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon. vanilla ¼ teaspoon. baking powder 1 cup chopped nuts In a heavy medium saucepan heat half of the […]

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Nov
19

Quick Bite: Chocolate Three-Way

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You either are one or you know one. Locally, you might find them hanging around Rick’s Dessert Diner , the Cookie Connection or Ginger Elizabeth’s. They can name every varietal in a box of See’s and will fight to lick the whisk at the end of a brownie-baking marathon. They’re chocoholics. And let’s be honest – […]

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