Kristy DeVaney

Kristy DeVaney Kristy DeVaney is the author of the blog Cakegrrl.

Web Site: http://cakegrrl.com


Come Fly with Me at the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon & Half Marathon!

Apr 13, 2014
Come Fly with Me at the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon & Half Marathon!

Calling all runners…Come join Andy and me for the 16th annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon on May 4th, 2014! We’ll be running the half marathon for the third year in a row, and this year, I will be there as a guest of the race director and reporting on the race itself. I am...

How to Manage Depression Without Drugs: That’s So Paleo!

Apr 9, 2014

I recently had the privilege of reading a review copy of Janna Marlies Maron’s (pictured above) brand new book How to Manage Depression Without Drugs: 5 Game Plans to Help Me Get My Life Back. I was eager to read and help promote the book because I feel it ties in directly with the...

Wine Wednesday: Don’t Miss TAPAS Grand Wine Tasting, April 27th, 2014

Apr 2, 2014
Wine Wednesday: Don’t Miss TAPAS Grand Wine Tasting, April 27th, 2014

So I am pretty sure that the wine event I am promoting today was specifically designed for me. See, Tempranillo is my favorite red varietal, and the most extensive tasting of domestically produced Tempranillos and other Iberian varietal wines, featuring nearly 40 TAPAS member vintners is about to take place at the seventh annual...

Wine Wednesday: 5th Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff Takes Place Sunday, May 18, 2014

Mar 26, 2014
Wine Wednesday: 5th Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff Takes Place Sunday, May 18, 2014

Oops. So I haven’t posted anything since last Wednesday, which was also Wine Wednesday. Well, this one comes from my friends at HALL Wines. Their 5th Annual HALL Cabernet Cookoff is on Sunday, May 18th, and here’s a press release I received to tell you all about it: HALL Wines is pleased to announce...

Wine Wednesday: Esporão 2012 Alandra Rosé

Mar 19, 2014
Wine Wednesday: Esporão 2012 Alandra Rosé

  Did you know Portugal ranks 6th in terms of per capita wine consumption in the world?  According to The Wine Institute, the Portuguese drink 42.2 liters of wine per person each year. And just in time for the warmer temperatures outside, today’s featured wine happens to be from Portugal. It is a lovely,...

A Trio of Pinots and Food Pairing with Holman Ranch Wines

Mar 13, 2014
A Trio of Pinots and Food Pairing with Holman Ranch Wines

  First of all, a big thanks to Holman Ranch for sending me six bottles of great wine to taste and give feedback to all of my readers. Not all wineries are quite that generous, and you make this particular writer feel appreciated for what I do. Now, onto the reviews! It was a...

The Third Annual Sacramento Food Film Festival is March 20-30

Mar 8, 2014
The Third Annual Sacramento Food Film Festival is March 20-30

Happy Saturday! I’m just passing along this press release to all of you… looks great and the California Food Literacy Center is this year’s beneficiary! -cg —————————————– SACRAMENTO – As food and wine pairings continue to rise in popularity, the farm-to-fork capital is offering a different kind of pairing: food and film. The 3rd...

David Brown, The Biggest Loser Contestant, Speaks in Sacramento Area, Monday, March 10th

Mar 5, 2014
David Brown, The Biggest Loser Contestant, Speaks in Sacramento Area, Monday, March 10th

I don’t own a television. Instead, I subscribe to a service that allows me to watch my favorite TV programs (slightly after they have aired). Completely fascinated with food shows, of course Hell’s Kitchen, Masterchef, Top Chef, etc, are all on my watch list. But, there’s another program I have watched every season since...

Latin-Spiced Rooster Potatoes

Feb 26, 2014

Have you ever heard of Rooster Potatoes? If you haven’t don’t feel bad. Neither had I. This all-purpose potato is farmed right here in the US in Edison, California! It starts pink, but bakes golden brown with a light yellow fluffy flesh. You can bake it, boil it, mash it, roast it or fry...

Dawson’s at the Hyatt Regency’s Monthly Wine Dinner Featuring Goldschmidt Vineyards

Feb 24, 2014
Dawson’s at the Hyatt Regency’s Monthly Wine Dinner Featuring Goldschmidt Vineyards

Lately, I have been very selective in the events I attend and the restaurants, products, services, et cetera I choose to promote, but last week when I was invited to attend the monthly wine dinner held at Dawson’s at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Sacramento, I jumped at the opportunity. For a while now,...



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