Food & Wine Weekly Picks

Update every Tuesday by end of day for inclusion in the Sacbee Food & Wine newsletter, which pulls at roughly 4am on Wednesday. The newsletter pulls up to 8 posts each week. Please remove the previous week’s posts.

Sacramento Connect
Homemade Peeps, bunny cupcakes & more: Dozens of recipes for Easter

Apr 16, 2014
Homemade Peeps, bunny cupcakes & more: Dozens of recipes for Easter

Recipes for Easter from Sacramento Connect partners and The Sacramento Bee.  

Crazy for Crust
Funfetti Coffee Cake

Apr 16, 2014
Funfetti Coffee Cake

Funfetti Coffee Cake



I think I’m making it my mission in life to add funfetti to pretty much everything. Next up: coffee cake. When I was a kid I haaaaated antique stores. My parents would bribe me with...

Petite Panettiere
Recipe: Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Vanilla Bean Cookies

Apr 15, 2014
Recipe: Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Vanilla Bean Cookies




Saturday afternoon, on our way to visit old friends with monstrous black and white cookies in hand, I had a strong, urgent craving for fresh strawberries. I picked up some of the luscious, plump berries at a market on the way and deliberated...

Sacramento Magazine
Thinking about backyard chickens? Take a class

Thinking about backyard chickens? Take a class


A Girl And Her Fork
The Real Deal : South (Menu Sneak Peek)

Apr 15, 2014
The Real Deal : South  (Menu Sneak Peek)

(Barbeque Shrimp over Cheesy Grits)
 
Over the course of the last six months, I've received numerous emails asking if the little Southern restaurant near Southside Park I mentioned late last summer was still going to open up shop. The restaurant, South, does still have plans to open its doors soon. In...

Sacramento Connect
Sweet and savory muffin recipes for Easter brunch

Apr 15, 2014
Sweet and savory muffin recipes for Easter brunch

A collection of sweet and savory muffin recipes from Sacramento Connect food bloggers.

Cowtown Eats
Auburn’s Carpe Vino a ‘Truly Marvelous Restaurant’

Apr 14, 2014

Sac Bee restaurant critic Blair Anthony Robertson has found another restaurant to put into the highest tier of restaurants in the Sacramento region - Carpe Vino in Auburn. But here’s a chef, so talented and committed to his craft, whose...


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Sacramento Vegan
Vegan options from the Star Ginger Food Truck

Apr 13, 2014
Vegan options from the Star Ginger Food Truck



For this week's blog article, I had intended to highlight another one of the food trucks that will be participating in SactoMoFo 7 on April 26th. But when I went to the River Walk in West Sacramento at lunchtime last week and tried to order a vegan meal at the...

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Cowtown Eats
Karma Brew, cafe with European flair, to Replace Mochii at 16th & P in May

Apr 13, 2014

Karma Brew, a new cafe with a European flair focusing on more than just coffee and beer, will replace the spot formerly occupied by Mochii at 16th & P. In a short interview on Saturday, owner Anthony Sadeghi told me...

Crazy for Crust
Soft Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Apr 13, 2014
Soft Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Soft Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies



These are the best cookies I’ve ever made. I know I say that a lot. I make a lot of cookies. But these? Really are the...