Posts Tagged Desserts:

Mar
08

A Fabulously Sweet Evening at Andy’s Candy Apothecary

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You might have noticed that last month on SacFoodies we celebrated all things fabulous. Well, even though it’s now March, I have something really fabulous to share with you today. Call it fabulous, marvelous, something out of a dream, or whatever you’d like – you’re going to want to know about this. Have you ever […]

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Feb
12

Where to get Something Sweet for your Sweetie in Sacramento

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What’s the most fab day of Feb? Valentine’s Day, of course! It’s a double holiday for me because my adorable daughter turns 7 on the 14th. I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect sweet to celebrate my little sweetie and here’s what I’ve learned by making a few phone calls and scouring the Internet […]

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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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Feb
09

Fab Feb: Blueberry Oatmeal Mini Muffins

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As part of our effort to make the entire month of February as fabulous as possible, I wanted to share an incredibly fast, easy and surprisingly healthy recipe for some fabulous Blueberry Oatmeal Mini Muffins. (Let’s see how many times I can say “fabulous” in this post!) I adapted these absolutely delicious mini muffins from […]

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Dec
15

Soft Amish Sugar Cookies

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I love baking any time of the year, but there is something about baking around the holidays that is extra special. My 4-year-old has been begging to make Christmas cookies for weeks, so I wanted to find a recipe that would be simple enough for him to really help. I found this recipe on the […]

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Dec
08

Blackberry Cheesecake Squares

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I have to admit, before making these blackberry beauties, I was very intimidated at the idea of making cheesecake. The Springform pans, the homemade crusts, those dreaded crevasses and cracks down your cake! So much could go wrong! I had resigned to eat store bought cheesecake for life – until I found the recipe for […]

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Oct
03

Home-Run Cake

By Samantha Fugate With the World Series around the corner, this is the time of year for baseball fans! Get in the spirit of your favorite team with this baseball-inspired cake. Here are a few tips: 1. Use food as decoration – the baseball stitching is done with fresh- cut strawberries, small thin slices work […]

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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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Feb
11

2014 Valentine’s Day in Sacramento

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When you’re lucky enough to have Valentine’s Day fall on a Friday, the options are endless where romantic dining is concerned.   Should you stay in and set the mood in the comfort of your own home? Do you go grand and reserve a table at the hottest restaurant in town? What about the single […]

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Dec
09

Lemon Curd Tart

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As we approach the holidays, we mustn’t forget the important things—it’s peak lemon season! As I picked several grocery bags of lemons off of the tree in my backyard last weekend, I knew I had to make use of them—and quick. I successfully made Ina Garten’s recipe for a Lemon Curd Tart. The tart filling […]

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