The Best Bakeries in Sacramento

Best bakeries in sacramento

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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Celeriac – A Wonderfully Versatile Root Vegetable

Celeriac - a wonderfully versatile root vegetable 1 celeriac, or celery root, is one of those foods you end up trying and realize you've been missing out on a good nutritious, cheap ingredient. Versatile and underutilized, this root vegetable is not to be confused with the bright green celery stalks you are already familiar with. A slightly firmer texture than your standard russet potato, celeriac tastes a little bit like celery stalks and can be used anywhere you would normally use potatoes. Roasted, sautéed, or raw, mashed, grated, sliced, or puréed, there is hardly a shortage of creative uses for this vegetable.

Celeriac, or Celery root, is one of those foods you end up trying and realize you’ve been missing out on a good nutritious, cheap ingredient. Versatile and underutilized, this root vegetable is not to be confused with the bright green celery stalks you are already familiar with. A slightly firmer texture than your standard russet …

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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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California Style Aperitivo

Californian aperitivo with pinot noir

This seasonal California Aperitivo takes all of the goodness of the traditional Northern Italian Aperitivo and adds a local farm to table twist. This plate is full of fresh, local ingredients and is perfect for small gatherings with LOTS of wine and excellent conversation. An aperitivo is a pre-dinner drink and light fare meant to …

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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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Exploring Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey

Exploring knappogue castle irish whiskey

Whether you are already a whiskey lover or just starting to explore, Knappogue Castle Single Malt Irish Whiskey is an excellent starting point. Remarkably smooth, you can enjoy a glass of Knappogue neat or on the rocks, or even enjoy its complexities in a craft cocktail.

The AeroPress Coffee Maker Guide

Aeropress coffee maker

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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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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