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May
17

If Life Were a Bowl of Cherries…

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You’d want to make cherry cobbler, right? Well, you’re in luck. In honor of cherry season and National Cherry Cobbler Day (I did not make that up), we’re serving up this delicious taste of (almost) summer. Enjoy! Gluten-Free Grilled Summer Fruit Cobbler Ingredients 1 cup, plus 1 tablespoon Silvana’s Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour ¼ cup, plus […]

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Mar
23

My Blue Apron Experience

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I recently took up a discount offer from Blue Apron and finally had my first food subscription experience. Undeniably, I was just plain thrilled about the idea of having three days’ worth of (good) dinner ingredients and recipes delivered right to my door step! You can choose from the “2-person plan” or the “Family Plan” […]

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Jan
16

Skinnytaste to the Rescue!

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I love cooking but my busy work schedule doesn’t always allow for hours of planning and prep to get a healthy, homemade meal on the table. Thankfully, Gina Homolka of Skinnytaste.com has figured it all out for me! I’m pretty much obsessed with her website and new cookbook. Her photography lures me in but then […]

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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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Sep
05

Silvana’s Kitchen

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Who doesn’t love a new cookbook? Around here, as you might imagine, they can be pretty popular. Recently, I ordered one that I’ve been waiting for: Silvana’s Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Kitchen: Timeless Favorites Transformed.

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Mar
31

Just in time for BBQ Season

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Local cookbook author Dina Guillen has a great new cookbook out that’s perfect for your al fresco dining plans, Plank Grilling: 75 Recipes for Infusing Food with Flavor Using Wood Planks. We interviewed Dina when her first cookbook came out, so when Plank Grilling came across my desk, I couldn’t wait to try some of […]

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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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Mar
20

Warm Orzo Salad

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It’s officially spring which means it’s time to convert from the cozy comfort foods of winter to the bright and airy flavors of springtime! I recently came across this recipe for Warm Orzo Salad in the spring issue of Good Housekeeping and immediately knew I was going to love it. Now, don’t be fooled—pasta might […]

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Jan
21

Tortilla Español

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This year for our holiday party, the SacFoodies opted for a Spanish Tapas Party at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op. With instructor Ame Harrington at the helm, each team learned how to make one of six Spanish tapas and I chose team Tortilla Español. Despite its name, it is not a tortilla at all; well, […]

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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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