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The Blue Muse
80s Easter awesomeness

80s Easter awesomeness

It used to be frilly lace, hats, and gloves, combing the church lawn for chocolate eggs in pastel foil, baskets bursting with plastic neon grass.

This year, Easter will be burgers and burnt hot dogs (just the way I like them), with the next generation hunting for treats, trying to keep the pug brigade away...

The Blue Muse
80s Easter awesomeness

80s Easter awesomeness

It used to be frilly lace, hats, and gloves, combing the church lawn for chocolate eggs in pastel foil, baskets bursting with plastic neon grass.

This year, Easter will be burgers and burnt hot dogs (just the way I like them), with the next generation hunting for treats, trying to keep the pug brigade away...

Sac Foodies
April Fool’s Day

Apr 1, 2015
April Fool’s Day

Today the SacFoodies office was hit with a cruel April Fools Day prank! We really wanted those brownies… For the sweetest ways to fool foodies in your life, check out the great ideas below: April Fools/Easter Cupcake Eggs   April Fools Fried Chicken and Sides   April Fools Grilled Cheese Sandwich   Fried Egg...

Sac Foodies
5 Meatless Entrees That Aren’t Pasta

Mar 31, 2015
5 Meatless Entrees That Aren’t Pasta

In looking for meatless recipes these past few weeks, I’ve come to find that no meat means “pasta” for many of us. It’s no surprise—who doesn’t love pasta? It’s easy, versatile and delicious. But, let’s be honest, the sweet creation that is pasta isn’t exactly the most forgiving food if you’re looking to maintain...

Sac Foodies
Employee Appreciation Day + Hock Farm Craft & Provisions

Mar 5, 2015
Employee Appreciation Day + Hock Farm Craft & Provisions

Tomorrow is Employee Appreciation Day, and here at SacFoodies we know there’s no better way to say thanks to your loyal staff than offering up the chance to enjoy some top-notch food and spirits. Yes, you CAN become the most beloved boss of all time tomorrow – simply invest in some tickets to Hock...

Chronicles of Nothing
Random Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

Random Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

This will be only the third time in my life that I’ve had a real actual Valentine…and I’m 40. Needless to say, I’m not very good at the romance thing. My husband, on the other hand, is a romance ninja. Single people, don’t feel bad. I know you will though. I hate the pain you...

Sac Foodies
It’s a Macaron Renaissance

Feb 11, 2015
It’s a Macaron Renaissance

Can’t afford to take your Valentine to Paris this year, huh?  Why not create a little Parisian romance with a bite-sized French cookie that’s all the rage – the French macaron.  Not familiar with these sweet little confections? From simple ingredients like confectioners’ sugar, almond flour and egg whites emerges a dainty dessert that...

Sac Foodies
No-Bake Oreo Truffles for Valentine’s Day

Feb 6, 2015
No-Bake Oreo Truffles for Valentine’s Day

Need an easy sweet-treat recipe for your sweetheart? Or maybe just for yourself? We’ve got you covered. Introducing: Oreo Truffles! Now, the last time I whipped these up, it was for a Sacfoodies gathering. Needless to say, the whole tray was gone in no time at all and I had several foodies ask me...

Sac Foodies
Valentine’s Day Specials 2015

Feb 3, 2015
Valentine’s Day Specials 2015

For many, Valentine’s Day is one of those love/hate holidays. We love the food and quality time with those we care about, but sometimes the hype and planning for a special evening can get overwhelming. To help you out, here are our top picks for a swanky (and straightforward) V-Day date night: Ella Dining...

Foods for the Soul
Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

Strawberry Sweet Rolls with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

Tender whole wheat rolls filled with spirals of sweet berries & topped with a decadent drizzle. They’re the healthier breakfast version of chocolate-dipped strawberries!     Every Valentine’s Day throughout my childhood, my mom would wake up a little bit earlier than normal and set out all kinds of sweet treats for my brother...

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