Posts Tagged Desserts:

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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Aug
12

I Want S’more Muffins!!

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Photo courtesy Taste of Home In case you missed it, Saturday was National S’more Day, an annual celebration of one of the most delicious summertime staples.  With that in mind, this SacFoodie sought out an interesting twist on an old favorite with this fun “I Want S’more Muffins” recipe from Taste of Home. The recipe […]

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Jul
03

Gnocchi and Zabaglione at Biba

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I have found a cure for the Mondays. Last night, a couple of friends and I went for a spontaneous trip to Biba for a celebration dinner, and I almost forgot it was just the start to another week. Amazing desserts, dinners and great service still exist on Mondays. This was the second time I’ve […]

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Jun
18

The Rustic Puff: Artisanal Marshmallows

By Ana Marie Aguas, Caity Heim, Jake Ferguson and Sara Ortega Last week, we were lucky enough to sample handcrafted marshmallows from Lodi’s The Rustic Puff. It might be hard to imagine a marshmallow as anything else but the rubbery white squares you find at the grocery store, but these marshmallows just might amaze you. […]

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Jun
04

HeavenLy’s Yogurt

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There are dozens of commendable frozen yogurt shops in Sacramento, but none of them quite compare to my personal favorite, HeavenLy’s Yogurt. Tucked on the corner of 56th and H Street in East Sacramento, HeavenLy’s is a charming yogurt shop with endless flavor possibilities and an exceptionally friendly staff. With more than 50 toppings to […]

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Apr
12

The Plum Café & Bakery

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After being unable to attend the 1000 Vegan Cupcakes for Charity: Farm to Cupcake event I had shared earlier this month, I knew I had to make an effort to explore Sacramento’s vegan options for myself. I finally made the leap and stopped by The Plum Café & Bakery on K Street, located right across […]

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Mar
29

Inside Out S’Mores Bars

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Photo credit: GourmetMom After posting on healthy fare with these delicious carrot muffins, I’ve decided to take a walk on the dark and delectable side with a fun take on S’mores. If you can’t wait for the summer campouts and fire pits, you must try this easy-to-make take on the campfire classic. Instead of chocolate […]

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