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The Best Bakeries in Sacramento

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I have worked tirelessly to discover the best bakeries in Sacramento. The countless trips spent taste-testing delicious sweet and savory treats really can take it out of a person. Finally, I’ve made it through a whole city of incredible bakeries and have put together a curated list of must-visit eateries. I’ve categorized the best Sacramento …

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How To Open A Pomegranate

How to open a pomegranate

Both lucky and unlucky to have friends with gorgeous pomegranate trees, I’ve spent a lot of time testing the best methods on how to open a pomegranate. Not to be dramatic, but embarking on the journey of eating a pomegranate has always required a fair amount of fortitude on my part. If you are anything …

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The Best Mexican Restaurants in Sacramento

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These Mexican restaurants in Sacramento and the surrounding regions all host menus which are unique in some way. While there are a ton of exceptional taquería, Tex-Mex, and Mexicali cuisine, these are not those types of restaurants. Explore these restaurants to experience some of the more diverse and culturally significant foods of Mexico. To make …

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The AeroPress Coffee Maker Guide

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The AeroPress Coffee Maker is an affordable piece of coffee equipment that makes a spectacular cup of coffee and is light enough to take anywhere. Learn how to fine-tune your coffee-making technique and come along on my Aeropress journey! I’ve been hearing the buzz surrounding the AeroPress coffee maker for a while now but never …

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The Best Restaurants in Oakland

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These are some of the best restaurants in Oakland. From Michelin star restaurants to unassuming dine-ins and food trucks, there is an abundance of great food throughout Oakland and its many neighborhoods. The Oakland food scene has grown exponentially over the years, and I believe the diversity of cultures has always been at the root …

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At-Home Bar Tool Set Essentials

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Stock your home bar with bar tool set essentials to make spectacular cocktails – this list will help you create craft cocktails from the comfort of your own home. Curated based on my own experience and the recommendation of many a bartender. PreBuilt Sets You might be wondering, why not just get one of those …

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Holiday Cocktails around Sacramento

Holiday cocktails around sacramento

Celebrate the holidays in style with these seasonal cocktails around Sacramento. These restaurants and bars have created their own festive modern and classic cocktails and are decorated to the nines. Don’t miss out on Sacramento’s incredibly vibrant cocktail culture this holiday season! Bottle & Barlow – Holiday Drinks Stop elfing around and check out Bottle …

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The Origins of Tipping Culture in the United States

The origins of tipping culture in the united states

The tipping culture we experience today wasn’t always the way it was throughout the United States. The cultures of tipping in Europe and the United States were polar opposites at one time. Somewhere along the way in the 1800s, the culture of tipping for service fell out of favor in Europe and rose to a …

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Platespotting at The Village Feast

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The Village Feast is a low-waste event, put on in Davis, California, by Davis Farm to School. The nonprofit benefits Les Dames D’Escoffier, Sacramento, and Davis Farm to School. Both organizations work in support of early and continued education around food and agriculture. The Dames provide scholarships to women in food, wine, and agriculture, while …

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Aggregate Nutrient Density Index or ANDI

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ANDI stands for Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, a scoring system that rates foods on a scale from 1 to 1000 based on nutrient content. ANDI scores are calculated by evaluating an extensive range of micronutrients, including vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and antioxidant capacities. Aggregate Nutrient Density Index according to Dr.Fuhrman and the CDC At the center …

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