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The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Deviled eggs with tarragon

Deviled eggs with tarragon Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes for the eggs, including standing time Makes 12 stuffed egg halves Ann M. Evans writes: We both favor purist versions of deviled eggs. In other words, we like the rich, s...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Fresh green garbanzo bean dip

Mar 27, 2012
Recipe: Fresh green garbanzo bean dip

Although you wouldn't know it by the murky weather we've been having, the first day of spring was a week ago. It might still be a bit chilly to bust out the shorts and BBQ but you can make a batch of this delicious, fresh garbanzo bean&n...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Avocado and crab canapés

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 7 minutes Makes 12 INGREDIENTS Twelve 1/2-inch-thick slices baguette 2 tablespoons butter, melted Salt and ground black pepper 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon...

Pretty Yummy Foods
Recipe: Spicy, cheesy, creamy bean dip

Recipe: Spicy, cheesy, creamy bean dip

Just as it’s important to take care of the people you love it’s also important to let those same people take care of you when you need them to. I’ve discovered that it’s important for me to take time to

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Ginger-shrimp potstickers

Mar 16, 2012
Recipe: Ginger-shrimp potstickers

If you follow my blog's Facebook page, you've probably seen me post a status every so often to the effect of baking/making/cooking while singing along to Mamma Mia. It's one of my favorite musical soundtracks and is such a fun one to belt out&nbsp...

Tates Kitchen
Recipe: Quick orange and tangerine salsa

Mar 14, 2012
Recipe: Quick orange and tangerine salsa

Happy Day to me! Look at this beautiful box of fresh produce E.B. brought to us.Most of it has been eaten already - no surprise there. Ada plowed through most all the fruit in a couple days. Those snow peas made a delicious appetizer with a little bulg...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: White bean and sundried tomato crostini

White bean and sundried tomato crostini Makes about 2 dozen This recipe is from Kimberly Morales, author of the Poor Girl Eats Well food blog. INGREDIENTS 1 french baguette, cut into 1-inch rounds 1 teaspoon riesling grapeseed oil...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Shrimp boats

Mar 8, 2012
Recipe: Shrimp boats

When I think back to how I learned to love food and cook, I often am reminded of working at a restaurant called The Hatteras. It is no longer there, but when it was, it was before its time. The menu changed seasonally, the meats, seafood, and produce were sourced as locally as possible....

Poor Girl Eats Well
Recipe: Crispy baked tofu fries with Sriracha ketchup

Recipe: Crispy baked tofu fries with Sriracha ketchup

I’m sorry about the radio silence this week, folks.  Truth is, I’ve been (and still am) in major survival mode, and it’s taking every ounce of energy not to go crazy.  Between looking for ways to make ends meet while I find another job, and having to come to terms with the fact that...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Roasted lemon salsa

Feb 23, 2012
Recipe: Roasted lemon salsa

Can you believe we're in the middle of February, Sacramento? The daffodils in my courtyard are blooming like crazy and it was so sunny outside that I opened all the windows in the cottage yesterday. In fact the weather was so springlike that Mr.S....



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