sacramento connect » Food & Wine http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com sacramento blogs & community news around sacramento california Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:00:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.14 Peanut Butter Chocolate Toffee Crack Bark http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/peanut-butter-chocolate-toffee-crack-bark/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/peanut-butter-chocolate-toffee-crack-bark/#comments Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:00:33 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=15944 Peanut Butter Chocolate Toffee Crack Bark has a graham cracker base, an easy toffee on top, plus chocolate chips and peanut butter. Such a good recipe for the holidays…or anytime you’re craving toffee, peanut butter and chocolate! Well, we’re well into the holiday season now. Before you know it Christmas will be here! I’ve already […]

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Honoring “everyday” heroes: military personnel, police officers and firefighters http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/wine/honoring-everyday-heroes-military-personnel-police-officers-and-firefighters/ http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/wine/honoring-everyday-heroes-military-personnel-police-officers-and-firefighters/#comments Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:18:40 +0000 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/?p=25042 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/wine/honoring-everyday-heroes-military-personnel-police-officers-and-firefighters/feed/ 0 Greek Yogurt Cranberry Orange Pound Cake http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/06/greek-yogurt-cranberry-orange-pound-cake/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/06/greek-yogurt-cranberry-orange-pound-cake/#comments Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:37:15 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21712 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/06/greek-yogurt-cranberry-orange-pound-cake/feed/ 0 5 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining http://bakedbree.com/5-tips-stress-free-holiday-entertaining http://bakedbree.com/5-tips-stress-free-holiday-entertaining#comments Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:00:24 +0000 http://bakedbree.com/?p=19562 In partnership with Wayfair, I am giving you my best tips for no-stress entertaining. Having parties doesn’t have to be hard or stressful. Bring on the holidays! The holidays are going to be here before we know it. I love the holidays – and all of the craziness that goes with it. As I have [...]

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Sacramento Natural Food Co-op’s new cooking classroom http://www.munchiemusings.net/2016/12/sacramento-natural-food-co-ops-new.html http://www.munchiemusings.net/2016/12/sacramento-natural-food-co-ops-new.html#comments Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:48:00 +0000 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/?guid=600d0bac84454013be2b1197ec487d32 http://www.munchiemusings.net/feeds/2123160270449476841/comments/default 0 Peppermint Mocha Tres Leches Cake http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/peppermint-mocha-tres-leches-cake/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/peppermint-mocha-tres-leches-cake/#comments Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:10:43 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=16034 Peppermint Mocha Tres Leches Cake – this easy chocolate cake recipe is drenched in peppermint mocha and chocolate milk flavor! PIN IT NOW to save for later! Did y’all have a good weekend? Mine was…interesting. Here’s how it went: Friday night – Jordan had a friend sleepover. Saturday morning – friend went home, Jordan couldn’t […]

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Happy Birthday…..to Me! (the blog) http://www.munchiemusings.net/2016/12/happy-birthdayto-me-blog.html http://www.munchiemusings.net/2016/12/happy-birthdayto-me-blog.html#comments Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:25:00 +0000 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/?guid=d19e63f7c675121f78f82933b30c3ec3 http://www.munchiemusings.net/feeds/4574157058656829041/comments/default 0 Identity Coffees http://sacramentovegan.blogspot.com/2016/12/identity-coffees.html http://sacramentovegan.blogspot.com/2016/12/identity-coffees.html#comments Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:02:00 +0000 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/?guid=45bdfacd494e2e10a3be249ba0a83498 http://sacramentovegan.blogspot.com/feeds/1884317017884706258/comments/default 0 The Ultimate Healthy Gingerbread Cookies http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/04/the-ultimate-healthy-gingerbread-cookies/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/04/the-ultimate-healthy-gingerbread-cookies/#comments Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:05:31 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21675 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/04/the-ultimate-healthy-gingerbread-cookies/feed/ 0 Soft & Chewy Shortbread Cookies (1 dough 4 ways) http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/soft-chewy-shortbread-cookies/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/soft-chewy-shortbread-cookies/#comments Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:00:19 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=15993 This soft and chewy shortbread cookies recipe can be made as one dough 4 ways. Add M&Ms, dip them in chocolate, or make shortbread thumbprint cookies all from one recipe! Okay you guys, I have a confession to make: I bought a fake Christmas tree. *shocking* Throughout my entire adult life I have said I […]

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Sunday Spotlight http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/03/sunday-spotlight-30/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/03/sunday-spotlight-30/#comments Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:02:17 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21652 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/03/sunday-spotlight-30/feed/ 0 Sneak peek: Meadowlands in Sloughouse http://www.munchiemusings.net/2016/12/sneak-peek-meadowlands-in-sloughouse.html http://www.munchiemusings.net/2016/12/sneak-peek-meadowlands-in-sloughouse.html#comments Sat, 03 Dec 2016 03:31:00 +0000 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/?guid=0e58434722b825bc67fa329224daea9f http://www.munchiemusings.net/feeds/8437543472830908065/comments/default 0 The Owl Grill & Saloon for steaks, chops and seafood http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/food/the-owl-grill-saloon-for-steaks-chops-and-seafood/ http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/food/the-owl-grill-saloon-for-steaks-chops-and-seafood/#comments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:27:55 +0000 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/?p=25035 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/food/the-owl-grill-saloon-for-steaks-chops-and-seafood/feed/ 0 5 Minute Chocolate Bark (6+ ways) http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/5-minute-chocolate-bark-6-ways/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/5-minute-chocolate-bark-6-ways/#comments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:00:01 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=16025 Make 5 Minute Easy Chocolate Bark over 6 different ways with only 2 main ingredients! It’s the perfect gift for the holidays. Will you start with dark chocolate or white chocolate? What Christmas movies do your kids love? Jordan pretty much watches them all at this point, but her favorite, hands down, is Elf. She also […]

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The Ultimate Healthy Monkey Bread http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/01/the-ultimate-healthy-monkey-bread/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/01/the-ultimate-healthy-monkey-bread/#comments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:38:14 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21620 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/12/01/the-ultimate-healthy-monkey-bread/feed/ 0 Easy Chocolate Dipped Shortbread http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/easy-chocolate-dipped-shortbread/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/easy-chocolate-dipped-shortbread/#comments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:25:26 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=16051 This is the perfect 5 minute semi-homemade cookie: EASY Chocolate Dipped Shortbread. Perfect for when you only have a few minutes and need dessert or a gift! Did you run out of time to make dessert for a party? Or maybe your kid told you she needs a dozen cookies for class – in an […]

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Easy Marshmallow Meringue Frosting http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/easy-marshmallow-meringue-frosting/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/12/easy-marshmallow-meringue-frosting/#comments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:00:12 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=16014 Marshmallow Meringue Frosting – this easy recipe tastes like a melted fluffy marshmallow! It’s the perfect frosting recipe for cupcakes or to dress up pies, cookies, or brownies! Okay, who else is completely overwhelmed that it’s December? Everything was all fine and dandy until Thanksgiving; life was just going along with a soft rock soundtrack. Then, […]

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Stir-fried Bowl of Gratitude http://www.guavarose.com/2016/11/stir-fried-bowl-of-gratitude-2/ http://www.guavarose.com/2016/11/stir-fried-bowl-of-gratitude-2/#comments Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:09:32 +0000 http://www.guavarose.com/?p=10632 “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” -Henry David Thoreau Remember to eat lots of vegetables~ Try these vegetable almost noodles =) Stir-fried Bowl of Gratitude   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 12 mins Total time 17 mins   Fresh, tasty stir-fried veggies Author: Guava Rose Serves: varies Ingredients 8 oz string beans 8 oz snow peas 2 T. oil ½ tsp. Spike seasoning 1 T. lower sodium soy sauce Instructions Wash vegetables. Snap ends of of beans and peas, removing strings. Julienne vegetables. Heat oil in a cast iron pan on medium high heat. When the oil is hot, add string beans and seasonings, and stir fry for 7-8 minutes until almost tender. Add in snow peas and cook another 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are at your desired tenderness. 3.4.3177 ]]> http://www.guavarose.com/2016/11/stir-fried-bowl-of-gratitude-2/feed/ 0 Healthy Copycat Cranberry Bliss Bars http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/29/healthy-copycat-cranberry-bliss-bars/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/29/healthy-copycat-cranberry-bliss-bars/#comments Wed, 30 Nov 2016 05:27:35 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21597 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/29/healthy-copycat-cranberry-bliss-bars/feed/ 0 A Look at the SacFoodies’ Thanksgiving 2016 http://sacfoodies.com/2016/11/a-look-at-the-sacfoodies-thanksgiving-2016/ http://sacfoodies.com/2016/11/a-look-at-the-sacfoodies-thanksgiving-2016/#comments Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:51:22 +0000 http://sacfoodies.com/?p=19254 http://sacfoodies.com/2016/11/a-look-at-the-sacfoodies-thanksgiving-2016/feed/ 0 Santa Munch Popcorn Snack Mix {with printable} http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/santa-munch-popcorn-snack-mix/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/santa-munch-popcorn-snack-mix/#comments Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:00:37 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=16006 Santa Munch Popcorn Snack Mix – an easy 5 ingredient popcorn mix that is the perfect Christmas treat! Popcorn, pretzels, and nuts are coated with white chocolate and mixed with M&Ms making the perfect sweet treat for parties or packaged for goody bags with the printable tags! I know I’m supposed to talk about popcorn […]

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Fudgy Chocolate Brownies http://bakedbree.com/fudgy-chocolate-brownies http://bakedbree.com/fudgy-chocolate-brownies#comments Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:40:59 +0000 http://bakedbree.com/?p=19589 Fudgy Chocolate Brownies that are the perfect texture. Fudgy and chewy and perfectly balanced with semi-sweet and milk chocolate chips. This is the only brownie recipe you need.  I think that this brownie recipe has been the most made thing in my kitchen recently. It is from Sherry Jaronsky’s book The Cookies and Cups Cookbook. [...]

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Cranberry Orange Mini Muffins http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/27/cranberry-orange-mini-muffins/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/27/cranberry-orange-mini-muffins/#comments Mon, 28 Nov 2016 05:33:07 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21560 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/27/cranberry-orange-mini-muffins/feed/ 0 Spiced Pecans http://www.stealthcooking.com/2016/11/spiced-pecans.html http://www.stealthcooking.com/2016/11/spiced-pecans.html#comments Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:31:00 +0000 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/?guid=2f3f64d5006d4e6af6f3a75799958d6c http://www.stealthcooking.com/feeds/6464409224653974299/comments/default 0 Cookies ‘n Cream Oreo Cake Roll http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/cookies-n-cream-oreo-cake-roll/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/cookies-n-cream-oreo-cake-roll/#comments Sun, 27 Nov 2016 11:00:52 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=15866 Cookies ‘n Cream Oreo Cake Roll – this EASY cake roll recipe is dark chocolate and filled with Oreo whipped cream and chocolate ganache. Every time I make a cake roll I think I’ve topped all my previous ones…and I certainly have this time. PIN IT NOW to save for later! Hey my friends! How […]

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Sunday Spotlight http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/26/sunday-spotlight-29/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/26/sunday-spotlight-29/#comments Sun, 27 Nov 2016 06:05:38 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21539 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/26/sunday-spotlight-29/feed/ 0 ……farewell, it’s been eight years http://thenatomasfarm.blogspot.com/2016/11/farewell-its-been-eight-years.html http://thenatomasfarm.blogspot.com/2016/11/farewell-its-been-eight-years.html#comments Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:12:00 +0000 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/?guid=b4920919e0c933900f62d6dae9f44179 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/2016/11/26/farewell-its-been-eight-years/feed/ 0 Visiting Angkor Wat http://www.munchiemusings.net/2016/11/visiting-angkor-wat.html http://www.munchiemusings.net/2016/11/visiting-angkor-wat.html#comments Sat, 26 Nov 2016 20:54:00 +0000 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/?guid=1e638d25815aa1d778850662999c042b http://www.munchiemusings.net/feeds/4379609562395110561/comments/default 0 24 Must Make Snowball Cookie Recipes http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/snowball-cookie-recipes/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/snowball-cookie-recipes/#comments Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:00:51 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=15915 These are Snowball Cookie Recipes you can’t live without this Christmas! Wedding cookies, tea cakes – every flavor you want is on this list. You can make so many different flavors from the basic Russian Tea Cake recipe. That recipe is my mom’s recipe and I’ve used it for so many different flavors! This list of […]

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The Ultimate Baking Holiday Gift Guide http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/24/the-ultimate-baking-holiday-gift-guide/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/24/the-ultimate-baking-holiday-gift-guide/#comments Fri, 25 Nov 2016 05:56:04 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21515 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/24/the-ultimate-baking-holiday-gift-guide/feed/ 0 Chinese travel industry tour group visits the Sierra Foothills http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/art/chinese-travel-industry-tour-group-visits-the-sierra-foothills/ http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/art/chinese-travel-industry-tour-group-visits-the-sierra-foothills/#comments Thu, 24 Nov 2016 02:56:31 +0000 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/?p=25009 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/art/chinese-travel-industry-tour-group-visits-the-sierra-foothills/feed/ 0 Happy Thanksgiving 2016 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/happy-thanksgiving-2016/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/happy-thanksgiving-2016/#comments Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:20:18 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=15958 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/happy-thanksgiving-2016/feed/ 0 Pear Tart {with orange glaze} https://sweetbakedlife.com/2016/11/23/pear-tart/ https://sweetbakedlife.com/2016/11/23/pear-tart/#comments Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:45:42 +0000 http://sweetbakedlife.com/?p=5471 Continue reading ]]> https://sweetbakedlife.com/2016/11/23/pear-tart/feed/ 0 Skinny Dark Chocolate Peppermint Coffee Creamer http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/22/skinny-dark-chocolate-peppermint-coffee-creamer/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/22/skinny-dark-chocolate-peppermint-coffee-creamer/#comments Wed, 23 Nov 2016 05:49:39 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21496 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/22/skinny-dark-chocolate-peppermint-coffee-creamer/feed/ 0 Center for the Arts wins FestForums innovation award http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/fwablog/center-for-the-arts-wins-festforums-innovation-award/ http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/fwablog/center-for-the-arts-wins-festforums-innovation-award/#comments Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:31:09 +0000 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/?p=24964 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/fwablog/center-for-the-arts-wins-festforums-innovation-award/feed/ 0 Chocolate Dipped Snowball Cookies http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/chocolate-dipped-snowball-cookies/ http://www.crazyforcrust.com/2016/11/chocolate-dipped-snowball-cookies/#comments Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:00:29 +0000 http://www.crazyforcrust.com/?p=15952 Chocolate Dipped Snowball Cookies – make your favorite wedding cookie or tea cake recipe and dip them in chocolate for a new easy cookie truffle! I can’t claim responsibility for this recipe idea. This one belongs to my parents all the way. I wish I could remember which one sent me the idea, but either […]

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Sacramento Food Drive Round Up http://sacfoodies.com/2016/11/sacramento-food-drive-round-up/ http://sacfoodies.com/2016/11/sacramento-food-drive-round-up/#comments Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:32:00 +0000 http://sacfoodies.com/?p=19249 http://sacfoodies.com/2016/11/sacramento-food-drive-round-up/feed/ 0 38.56789 -121.468849 7.88583 125.280418 Sacramento Vegan is on Vacation http://sacramentovegan.blogspot.com/2016/11/sacramento-vegan-is-on-vacation.html http://sacramentovegan.blogspot.com/2016/11/sacramento-vegan-is-on-vacation.html#comments Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:02:00 +0000 http://sacramentoconnect.sacbee.com/?guid=f5ba2feadcfc009aa0e379a3d9943d90 http://sacramentovegan.blogspot.com/feeds/5574702627141482901/comments/default 0 Skinny Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Mug Cake http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/20/skinny-single-serving-chocolate-chip-gingerbread-mug-cake/ http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/20/skinny-single-serving-chocolate-chip-gingerbread-mug-cake/#comments Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:51:45 +0000 http://amyshealthybaking.com/?p=21466 {continue reading}]]> http://amyshealthybaking.com/blog/2016/11/20/skinny-single-serving-chocolate-chip-gingerbread-mug-cake/feed/ 0 Mandarin Mojito http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/recipes/mandarin-mojito/ http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/recipes/mandarin-mojito/#comments Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:45:41 +0000 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/?p=24958 http://www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart/recipes/mandarin-mojito/feed/ 0