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Mandarin recipes

Oct 14, 2014

I buy at least 20 pounds of mandarins every year from one of our many growers in Placer County for eating and cooking. Most of the mandarins are eaten right out of the bag, but a few make it into salads, drinks, and as glazes or sauces. Experiment a bit and try them on...

The Mailbox: Reader recipe requests for stuffed apricots, corn pudding

Oct 14, 2014

Apricots worth giving

I look forward to your column every Wednesday. I am looking for a recipe that was in the Bee last year around September, October, November or perhaps December. It was a dessert named almond stuffed apricots candied in amaretto syrup. I elected to put the finished apricots into...

The Mailbox: Reader requests for soup, ‘marriage bars’

Oct 7, 2014

Emma’s soup, please

I found out that Emma’s Taco House recently closed. I’ve had many good meals there over the years. I would love to have their recipe for the soup that they served with every meal. I hope someone can help me. I am sure others would love to have...

The Mailbox: Readers requests recipes

Sep 30, 2014

Plum onion chutney, anyone?

Forty Mile Ranch was a true ranch outside of Placerville. It had a small lunchroom with some very good sandwiches and salads and a gift shop which sold jams, sauces and other non-edibles as well.

The one thing I loved was their plum...

The Mailbox: A reader request for cookies with coconut

Sep 16, 2014

Soft macaroons

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Makes about 6 dozen

Fran Rider of Carmichael likes to make a variety of cookies to give to friends and family at Christmas. She was looking for cookie recipes that call...

The Mailbox: Reader recipe requests

Sep 2, 2014

Seeking seafood salad

I love Bel Air’s seafood salad. Does anyone have a recipe that tastes that delicious? Thanks.

Martha Bik, Elk Grove

The Mailbox: Readers’ recipe requests

Aug 26, 2014

That All-American crust

I’m looking for the recipe for the pie crust made by the All American Pie Company that’s used for the chocolate cream pie. Thank you.

Ronald Feil, Sacramento

The Mailbox: Reader requests peach muffins

Aug 19, 2014

Mary Ann Robinson of Davis loves the muffins at Ikeda’s Fruit Stand.

The Mailbox: Reader recipe requests

Aug 12, 2014

Looking for bologna

Margaret Rhode of Rancho Cordova was looking for a place to buy good old-fashioned bologna. We heard from several readers and featured their recommendations in the Mailbox two months ago. Shirley Herbold of Sacramento recently suggested Rhode try the German Deli located at 5859 Auburn Blvd....

Teri Mena: The Mailbox

Aug 5, 2014

Looking for Brew It Up chip sauce

I’ve been meaning to inquire, can anyone help me find the recipe that the chef(s) at Brew It Up used for their sauce served with their chips? (They closed about a year ago.) The only way I can describe the sauce is that it...

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