sacramento connect » Food & Wine sacramento blogs & community news around sacramento california Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:13:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Slice of Life 24 Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:00:25 +0000 Happy Saturday friends!! It’s been too long since I wrote one of these posts. Summer was insane, as usual. 1. Ready for some Kitchen remodel updates? If you’re following along on Instagram you’re getting some sneak peaks (follow the hashtag #cfckitchenremodel). You’re probably tired of hearing about it by now, I know, but it’s getting so […]

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Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:03:47 +0000 {continue reading}]]> 0 Red Robin Ups Its Burger Game (Sponsored Post) Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:00:00 +0000 0 Cochon Heritage BBQ Sizzles into San Francisco’s Magnolia Brewery at Dogpatch 9/13/15! Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:51:51 +0000 ]]> 0 Dining News: B-Side, West Sac’s Sail Inn to Open in October Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:36:20 +0000 0 Free Pumpkin Beverage or Maya Mocha at Peet’s Coffee with Purchase Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:00:00 +0000 0 Cline Cellars Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast: #Wine Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:00:29 +0000 Family visits are always fun. On this one occasion, we were having dinner hosted by my husband’s brother and prepared by his wife. She was making an entree she loves, salmon on a cedar plank. As she was taking a break, she popped the cork on a Cline Cellars Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast. It was […]

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Snickerdoodle Apple Cobbler Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:00:31 +0000 This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of KitchenAid. All opinions and text are mine. (Y’all know how much I love my KitchenAid Mixers! Talking about them and bringing you a Snickerdoodle Apple Cobbler Recipe? #DreamComeTrue) I loooooove apple season. I really think it’s my favorite time of year. I can never […]

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Dining News: Empress Tavern Preview Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:58:49 +0000 0 Strawberries with Chocolate Protein Dipping Sauce Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:39:53 +0000 {continue reading}]]> 0 Easy Buttermilk Biscuits with Honey Cayenne Butter Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:11:13 +0000 There are very few things in life better than a warm buttered biscuit. I don’t know what it is about a fluffy buttermilk biscuit, but it is truly one of life’s simplest pleasures. Add some homemade jam and it’s like I died and went to heaven. I made these biscuits this afternoon and my children could smell the [...]

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Flights By Night #1 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:29:04 +0000 ]]> 0 Spoonful of Chutney—Best Drink for a Hot Day Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:30:31 +0000 0 Dining News: Sacramento Chef to Appear on Man Vs. Child: Chef Showdown Wed, 26 Aug 2015 05:47:06 +0000 0 That Dress is Le Bomb Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:44:00 +0000 0 Win Free Tickets to Fairytale Town Tales & Ales on Saturday Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:00:00 +0000 0 ……….how to make chicken salad Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:37:00 +0000 0 Three Easy Dessert Sauces: #Recipe Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:00:46 +0000 It’s summer, and it’s another scorching week in the triple digits. Out comes the ice cream maker. Once the ice cream is ready, then we decide what we’d like to put on it. For me, ice cream sauces are a must on ice cream, but they can be pretty pricey. These three easy dessert sauces […]

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Peanut Butter Almond Roca Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:00:03 +0000 In case you didn’t know what Almond Roca is, it’s toffee covered in chocolate and almonds. Is there anything better? Yes. Yes, there is something better. Adding peanut butter to homemade Almond Roca is a gillionty times better! You guys. Something super exciting happened! Sit down, because you’re gonna be excited too: You can use Emojis […]

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Dining News: This Local App Helps You Get Discounts or Skip Long Restaurant Lines Tue, 25 Aug 2015 06:04:55 +0000 0 Easy Coconut Oil Popcorn Tue, 25 Aug 2015 04:38:19 +0000 {continue reading}]]> 0 Chilled Tomato Cucumber Soup Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:01:51 +0000 0 Happy Hour at Brasserie Capitale Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:00:00 +0000 0 Quick Pickled Green Beans Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:18:00 +0000 0 Broderick Midtown Mon, 24 Aug 2015 07:02:00 +0000 0 Dining News: Uber Hosts ‘Taco Tuesday on Demand,’ Delivers Chando’s Tacos on Tuesday Mon, 24 Aug 2015 04:44:52 +0000 0 Caramel Apple Pie Magic Bars Sun, 23 Aug 2015 10:00:20 +0000 I know it’s only August, and that it’s still 90° outside, but I want apple season to be NOW. If I bake it, fall will come. Last week, in the midst of construction, I learned a valuable lesson I wanted to pass on to everyone. It was evening, the contractors were working late to finish […]

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Acclaimed Bay Area chef Moniz, community leader Senum to open authentic taqueria in Nevada City Sat, 22 Aug 2015 22:45:13 +0000 0 Nevada City Uncorked, a Historical Food and Wine Walk, is August 29th, 1-4pm Sat, 22 Aug 2015 17:05:03 +0000 ]]> 0 What is O Organics Kombucha? Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:00:15 +0000 I know, I asked myself that question too. I’m here to tell you – it’s kind of my new favorite drink! When Safeway asked me to try their new O Organics Kombucha line of drinks, the first thing I said to myself was What the heck is Kombucha? I’d never heard of it, and I […]

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Strawberry Lemonade Protein Cookies Sat, 22 Aug 2015 07:32:23 +0000 {continue reading}]]> 0 JELL-OH Yummy!!! Sat, 22 Aug 2015 00:49:00 +0000 0 Save $20 on TBD Fest Tickets Today Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:00:00 +0000 0 Nevada County ranks 28th nationally for its scenery Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:48:19 +0000 0 Lake Tahoe Music Festival: “Small is beautiful” Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:55:19 +0000 0 Chocolate Cheese Danish Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:00:09 +0000 This is possibly the easiest breakfast recipe ever! Want to hear something I never thought I’d say I did? I washed a cookie dough bowl out on my lawn using the garden hose. Ginger followed after me and cleaned up the mess on the lawn. What did people do without garbage disposals? Or ice makers? […]

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Dining News: Noodles to Thai For to Replace Shoki on 24th Fri, 21 Aug 2015 04:13:36 +0000 0 …….we added 40 more little whippersnappers Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:42:00 +0000 0 Merlo Winery Blackbird Red Wine Blend: #Wine Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:00:38 +0000 We were dining at a new tapas restaurant in town. We were having fun. It seemed fitting to try a new fun wine to add to the new restaurant adventure. When I asked about the Merlo Winery Blackbird Red Wine Blend, someone at the bar recommended it because they knew the vintner. They highly recommended I give […]

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