Posts Tagged summer:

Aug
13

Whisky Wednesday

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When the folks from Cutty Sark Whisky contacted the SacFoodies to ask if we’d like to sample their Prohibition Edition Blended Scotch Whisky, we simply could not say no. They suggested we use our sample to create a Presbyterian Cocktail which mixes Cutty Sark, ginger beer and soda water for a refreshing summery beverage – […]

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Aug
04

Making Memories in Tahoe

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My family loves Tahoe summers. You can escape the Sacramento triple-digit days and soak in the cool mountain air while dining by the lake or taking in a few holes of miniature golf. So when a very significant birthday of mine was on the horizon, I knew a long week in Tahoe was exactly where […]

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Jul
09

Sacramento BLT Week

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   You know you’re a bacon-lover if…. 1. You have a side of eggs with your bacon for breakfast 2. You buy Costco packs and stock up your freezer… the thick-cut hickory style stuff, of course! 3. You’re more afraid of bacon shortages than power outages 4. Your childhood nickname was “Porky” 5. You already […]

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May
16

A Day in the Life of a SacFoodie: Tasty Adventures in San Antonio

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As a SacFoodie I have the opportunity to travel to many delicious cities across the country and San Antonio, Texas is my most recent stop. I had the pleasure of attending a conference at the beautiful Culinary Institute of America campus in San Antonio on behalf of a client and got the chance to take […]

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May
16

Smells like Sweet Summertime on Capitol Mall

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There are few things I look forward to more than the Thursday Farmers Market on Capitol Mall. Every Thursday, now through September, Capitol Mall employees come out from behind their desks and cubicle walls, and flood the streets in search of food truck eats and feel-good, California-grown goodies—flowers and produce! With all of the action […]

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May
13

Summer Cocktail: Moscow Mule

By Stephanie Rudy Comprised of only five ingredients, the Moscow Mule is as simple as it is refreshing. Traditionally served in copper mugs (I bought mine here!), the Mule was originally introduced in 1939 to help promote vodka during an era when gin reigned. The drink faded out in the 1960’s, but is back by […]

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May
09

In Season: Local Strawberries

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One of the things I love about Sacramento is stumbling upon a corner of earth, right in the middle of our urban landscape, that some lovely soul has decided to farm. It’s a beautiful thing to see acres of fruit trees in the middle of a residential neighborhood, or a strawberry patch nestled between a […]

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May
08

Avocado, Mango & Tomato Salsa Recipe

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I love everything about a perfectly ripe mango. From its vibrant sunset colors, to its rich, subtly sweet and slightly tangy flavor – mangoes are my all-time favorite fruit.

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Apr
25

Prosciutto and Mozzarella on Grilled Garlic Toast

By Stephanie Rudy Summer: ‘tis the season of endless days, hot nights and entertaining. I love having friends and family over to celebrate the long days and warm nights. I don’t, however, love racking my brain for simple, scrumptious appetizers. If you (like me) struggle when searching for the perfect hors d’oeuvre – fear not!  […]

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Apr
21

Review: Sac Beer & Chili Festival

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This past Saturday, I got to check out the Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival in Fremont Park. You can read more about this event on SacFoodies here. After a whirlwind hour or two of beer and chili tasting, my favorites from the day were: Chili – Industry category: the spicy hot chili from Blackbird Chili – […]

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