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Open-faced grilled cheese

Open-faced grilled cheese

This might not seem like much of a recipe to you all, but it’s one of my favorite grilled cheese snacks of all time.  OF ALL TIME PEOPLE.  I learned it when I was a kid and there was never anything to eat. What?  Have I never told you about there never being anything...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Peanut butter and jelly tart

Apr 19, 2012
Recipe: Peanut butter and jelly tart

Can I tell you something and you promise to stay my friend? Yes? Okay, ready? I don't really like jelly. I never have. I especially don't like jelly with peanut butter, like, in a sandwich. Ew. Growing up I ate plain peanut butter sandwiches. As...

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In Search of the Finer Things
Potatoes, Favas and Garlic – Oh My!

Potatoes, Favas and Garlic – Oh My!

Welcome to the experiment of my backyard garden, where I am growing a series of new plants just to see what will grow well where I live.Exhibit #1: Potatoes gone wild!See all of those containers? Every one of them contains potatoes! These have been gro...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Meyer lemon and rosemary cookies

Apr 18, 2012
Recipe: Meyer lemon and rosemary cookies

Last night's date night is probably one of my favorite thus far. Even though I was in the throes of a crappy summer head cold, I was bound and determined that Mr.S. and I were still going to attend the Bon Iver show at Freeborn Hall. High on Afrin...

Sac Foodies
Wordless Wednesday: Angele Restaurant & Bar

Apr 18, 2012
Wordless Wednesday: Angele Restaurant & Bar

It may be warming up, but a hearty bowl of soup is the perfect comfort food year-round.  A drive to Napa and about $9 will get you a satisfying bowl of Soupe Gratinée à l’Oignon (or simply, French Onion Soup) at Angéle Restaurant & Bar on Main Street. Bon appétit!

Appetizers
Beer and wine garden confirmed for food truck festival

Apr 18, 2012

That's right, you can now get a beer after stopping by the Chairman Bao truck, or woofing down a grilled sandwich from Drewski's Hot Rod Kitchen. For the first time, a beer and wine garden will be part of SactoMoFo, the series of mobile food festivals ...

Appetizers
Local chefs featured on Discovery Channel pilot episode

Apr 18, 2012

A cable TV show called "Top Eats" is being developed for the Discovery Channel, and one of the pilot episodes was filmed right here in Sacramento. A camera crew recently descended on midtown's Lounge ON20, where executive chef Pajo Bruich showed off so...

Munchie Musings
Stop the Slaughter of Small Farms!

Stop the Slaughter of Small Farms!

I'm really not a political person. The only cause I've openly supported on this blog so far has been for the gourmet trucks. But there's something going on so heinous that I need more people to be aware of it, add their voice, and make change. If socia...

Cowtown Eats
Mikuni Sushi Rolls Back Prices on More Items for 25th Anniversary

Apr 18, 2012

Mikuni Sushi, celebrating its 25th anniversary by "rolling" back prices, has added more specially-priced items for the second half of the month. (Click here for happy hour info.) April 15-30 only $2 Oyster Shooter $3 Fresh Sake Nigiri $3.50 CA...

Appetizers
Two mustards from Dijon go to work in the home kitchen

Apr 18, 2012
Two mustards from Dijon go to work in the home kitchen

Bee staff photograph by Randy Pench Two chauffeur-driven Rolls Royces stop next to each other at an intersection. The passengers in the backseats of both cars are eating lunch. The men are dressed in suits and ties. The dashing gent in the white ...



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