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Crazy for Crust
Perfect Sugar Cookies

Apr 9, 2014
Perfect Sugar Cookies

Perfect Sugar Cookies



I love sugar cookies. They’re one of my absolute favorites. The only thing I don’t like about them? Rolling the dough. That’s why this recipe is perfect for me. If you’re a drop-cookie girl like...

The Sacramento Bee
Teri Mena: The Mailbox

A versatile sauce

The basic hamburger served at Bidwell Street Bistro is especially delicious with the sauce it is served with. I would welcome the recipe. The sauce would enhance a number of other entrees as well.

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The Sacramento Bee
Taste for honey grows along with concern for bees

Taste for honey grows along with concern for bees


Honey is an ancient staple that’s finding new appreciation among both foodies and bee lovers.

With the season’s annual sense of renewal, spring flowers bring (hopefully) bees buzzing – and thoughts of honey.

Not surprisingly, honey sweetens many spring favorites for Passover gatherings. The Jewish holiday begins...

Foods for the Soul
Double Lemon Pudding Cookies

Double Lemon Pudding Cookies

The softest & chewiest cookies you’ll ever eat! Packed full of lemon flavor for a lightened, skinny treat.     This past weekend, with both our significant others out of state on business travel, Dad and I planned an extra special father-daughter date. I rose with the sun on Saturday morning to get ready,...

52 Kitchen Adventures
How to Make a Mimosa Bar in 3 Steps

How to Make a Mimosa Bar in 3 Steps

TweetThis is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of La Marca Prosecco.  It is intended for an audience over 21 years of age. Even before I really liked wine, I always loved sparkling wine. I’m not sure if it’s the bubbles or the fact that it tends to be on the sweeter...

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Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Easy Chocolate Bacon Pull-Apart Bread

Apr 7, 2014
Recipe: Easy Chocolate Bacon Pull-Apart Bread

Chocolate Bacon Pull-Apart Bread



I really hope bacon doesn’t freak you out. Because it’s all over this post! And I reallllllly hope bacon + chocolate doesn’t send you screaming. It really is an amazing combo! Don’t...

Stealth Cooking
Arugula Salad with Fennel and Edamame

Apr 7, 2014
Arugula Salad with Fennel and Edamame

I've already made my first salad of the season with garden produce! Arugula is one of the first garden vegetables that I can use each spring. This year is no exception. I added some crunchy vegetables to add a counterpoint to the lettuce, along wi...

Undercover Caterer
Creamy Cilantro-Avocado Dressing

Apr 7, 2014

There’s this Mexican restaurant in Sacramento that has the creamy cilantro dressing equivalent to the creamy basil salad dressing from the Old Spaghetti Factory.  It’s just the free salad that comes with your dinner but that dressing is kind of addicting. I shopped at Mercado Loco on the way home so you might not...

Foods for the Soul
Classic Carrot Cake

Classic Carrot Cake

An easy recipe for healthy spiced carrot cake topped with sweet ricotta frosting. You’ll never miss the fat and calories in this supremely moist cake!     After spending my entire three-week Winter Break sinking my teeth into every single dessert I saw—sugar cookies, hazelnut cake, raspberry truffles, and more—I decided to skip all...

Vegetarianized
Glazed Carrots

Apr 6, 2014




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