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52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Lentil and bulgur pilaf with caramelized onion

Recipe: Lentil and bulgur pilaf with caramelized onion

Photo credit: Faith Gorsky A few weeks ago, I shared this rustic Coconut Semolina Cake as part one of an innovative Kitchen PLAY Cookbook Tour for a new cookbook, An Edible Mosaic, by Faith Gorsky. This week, we are having our first interactive event: join us this Saturday, January 12, at 4 PM EST for Cook, Tweet, & Eat! 5...

Undercover Caterer
Recipe: Vegetarian spiced red lentil soup

Recipe: Vegetarian spiced red lentil soup

What?  No, I did not fall off the face of the earth.  I just got….involved in other things.  I apologize.  I hope you all had a happy holiday season!  I sure did. We got a tree up and everything.  After Christmas, I took two weeks off of work and got shit DONE.  Staycations are...

Hybrid Rasta Mama
15 changes I made for a greener new year

15 changes I made for a greener new year

I remember this time last year, when I was trying to think about what I was going to resolve to change in my life. It had seemed to me at the time, pointless to once again make resolutions that I was not going to keep. Every year it was the same thing,...

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Baked Bree
Recipe: Almond milk vegan rice pudding

Jan 7, 2013
Recipe: Almond milk vegan rice pudding

I am sitting on the couch waiting for Downton Abbey to start. It has been so long since Season 2 ended that I almost forget what happened, but I have been looking forward to this for many, many, many months. I feel badly for my family who is going to have to endure me...

Sacramento Vegan
Road Trip! KetMoRee Thai Restaurant & Bar in Davis

Road Trip! KetMoRee Thai Restaurant & Bar in Davis

I had a very nice post-holiday lunch with my friends Cathryne, Christina, and Crystal at KetMoRee Thai Restaurant & Bar on a cold afternoon in Davis last month. I decided to try something other than curry or stir-fry for a change, so I ordered the del...

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MyCup2Yours
How to help your kids pursue their dreams…

Jan 7, 2013
How to help your kids pursue their dreams…

We’ve been doing a lot of talking about dreams in our house lately. (We started the new year by writing in our Dream Journals with the kids.) I’m so excited about my dreams for 2013, and about being on Holley Gerth’s God-Sized Dreams Team… but more about that tomorrow! For Mom-Monday today, I thought...

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Girls on the Grid
Sacramento Cocktails Get National Props

Jan 6, 2013
Sacramento Cocktails Get National Props

By the Editors No one enjoys a great glass of wine/cocktail/beer/cider more than GOTG – from de Vere’s and Ella to Shady Lady and the Grange to Hook & Ladder and Red Rabbit, Sacramento has a plethora of amazing options, many of them complete with patios, live music and tasty bar treats. And it...

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Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Mountain bars

Jan 6, 2013
Recipe: Mountain bars

Chances are, unless you live in Washington state, you have no clue what a Mountain Bar is. Let me enlighten you! Mountain Bars are made by a company you may have heard of, Brown & Haley. They make that little candy bar called Almond Roca. They used to sell Mountain Bars all over the...

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Bake It With Booze
Recipe: Wine and cheese cupcakes

Recipe: Wine and cheese cupcakes

Happy 2013! I rang in the New Year with some dear friends and these cupcakes:Wine and Cheese CupcakesWe kept things pretty simple this year, but I simply can't arrive at a party empty-handed. I wanted to bring something festive and a little different, ...

52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Homemade funfetti cupcakes

Recipe: Homemade funfetti cupcakes

Tweet Happy New Year! The beginning of the year marks another important day for me-the 3rd anniversary of the start of 52 Kitchen Adventures! I think most of you have probably started following in the last year or two, so you may not know the background of this blog. It all started 3 years ago...

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