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Chocolate Avocado Truffles

Jul 29, 2013
Chocolate Avocado Truffles

A healthier truffle? Yes it can be done! These Chocolate Avocado Truffles are made with no cream – just chocolate and avocado! I went zip-lining last weekend, at the California State Fair. Mel and I have been wanting to do it ...

Crazy for Crust
Strawberry Daiquiri Pie Fudge

Jun 27, 2013
Strawberry Daiquiri Pie Fudge

Thanks to the sponsorship of Bacardi, this Strawberry Daiquiri Pie Fudge is just like your favorite Strawberry Daiquiri Pie, but in fudge form, and it’s made with Bacardi Classic Cocktails Strawberry Daiquiri Light! I think th...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Healthier chocolate gooey cake bars

Jun 5, 2013
Recipe: Healthier chocolate gooey cake bars

Thanks to the sponsorship of Avocados from Mexico, these Chocolate Gooey Cake Bars have a healthy secret – NO butter! Remember when Food Network got really big? I remember watching Emeril and Bobby Flay back in 2000. Then Rach...

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Recipe: Avocado banana bread

May 23, 2013
Recipe: Avocado banana bread

Avocado Banana Bread is banana bread made even better with avocados! This bread is healthier for you…and it tastes better! I promise! {This post is sponsored by Avocados from Mexico.} I seriously cannot believe that a little o...

Bake It With Booze
Recipe: Jalapeno popper pastry pinwheels…with Tequila!

Recipe: Jalapeno popper pastry pinwheels…with Tequila!

Just in case you have some last minute party plans pop up unexpectedly, you'll want to keep this recipe handy. I came up with this at the very last minute possible, when I needed to bring an appetizer to a BBQ. These disappeared FAST. This is a very qu...

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Cinco de Mayo events in the Sacramento region

Cinco de Mayo 2013 is celebrated this weekend, May4-5. Here are some events planned for the Sacramento region. For complete calendar listings, see our events section. Saturday Mexican American Digital History Exhibit and discussion of the Mexican Ame...

Sac Foodies
Cinco de Mayo Events in Sacramento

May 2, 2013
Cinco de Mayo Events in Sacramento

Sacramento will be bustling with Cinco de Mayo events – from tequila festivals to a tamale party or a hilarious night of comedy – there will be something to satisfy every taste. To ensure you get the most out of your Cinco de Mayo weekend, check out our guide to the best of Sacramento’s...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Chando’s guacamole

Serves 4 Here's the go-to recipe for guacamole by one of Sacramento's most popular proprietors of tacos, Lisandro "Chando" Madrigal. He recommends using Roma tomatoes, which are less juicy than others, for this recipe. INGREDIENTS 3 avocad...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Sweet guacamole dip with pie crust tortilla chips

Apr 30, 2013
Recipe: Sweet guacamole dip with pie crust tortilla chips

Perfect for Cinco de Mayo, this Sweet Guacamole Dip will satisfy your sweet tooth and curb your avocado craving at the same time! Don’t run screaming. Please! You don’t want to miss this. Really, if you’ve followed my blog at all, you know how nuts I am for avocado. I am addicted to that...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Easy Dulce de Leche ice cream

Apr 28, 2013
Recipe: Easy Dulce de Leche ice cream

This Easy Dulce de Leche Ice Cream is so rich and flavorful you’ll think it took hours to make. In reality it has just a few ingredients and you don’t even need an ice cream maker! Friday night was Bingo night at Jordan’s elementary school. I was in charge of running the food service,...



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