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Apr
01

Quick Bites for Wine Nights

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It may be April Fool’s Day, but this quick and easy recipe for Sweet & Savory Crescent Roll-Ups is no joke! All you need are five common ingredients and 20 minutes to have a fuss-free and fabulous wine night. Here’s how: Sweet & Savory Crescent Roll-Ups Ingredients 1 can refrigerated crescent rolls (such as Pillsbury) […]

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Mar
28

Salted Caramel Corn

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Everyone has that go-to recipe. It’s that recipe you know by heart and you always have the ingredients stocked in your pantry. It’s a sure bet, the crowd pleaser and it never goes out of style. You always get compliments on it, to which you reply casually, “What? This little thing? T’was nothing, really!” (Okay, […]

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Jan
30

Salad Steals the Show with this Go-To Mix

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Some of you might think of salad as far from satisfying or filling. I used to agree with you, back when “salad” just meant a handful of lettuce, drenched in dressing, alongside a large pizza you’re inhaling. Been there, done that, no regrets. But, I must say, salad – the non-wimpy, robust kind – has […]

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Sep
19

Green Bean Salad with Basil and Balsamic

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This year the theme of our annual SacFoodies potluck was “America’s Farm to Fork Capital,” so we challenged ourselves to come up with creative dishes using local ingredients. I took the challenge to heart and based my dish on a recipe from Sacramento’s own Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes. I followed Elise’s recipe almost exactly, […]

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Aug
01

Red Pepper and Feta Turkey Burger

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Photo Credit: Women’s Health Magazine To prepare a great meal, some recipes require ample prep time and an extensive list of ingredients. Lucky for you, this is not one of those recipes. I stumbled upon this simple yet delicious treat while browsing through a recent copy of Women’s Health magazine and knew it was the […]

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Sep
18

A Mochi Memorial

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Whenever I bite into mochi—that soft, chewy Japanese rice cake—the taste immediately transports me to one particular Saturday afternoon in Honolulu. It was December 2008 and the family had gathered at my grandpa’s house to begin the usual New Years’ preparations—the cleaning, purging, cooking and this year, the mochi-making. Traditionally mochi is made by pounding […]

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Apr
20

Papa Callahan’s Traditional Red Wine Sangria

By Meagan Cross Although I have lived my entire life in California, which is notorious for temperate weather, I am in love with the changing of seasons. Every time they show themselves, a little excitement trickles through my body. I don’t want to pick favorites, but I have to say that the change from spring […]

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