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What to Make This Week

What to Make This Week

Megan Myers

Hello, summer! This is the time to enjoy as much time as possible under the warm sun, and that means not slaving over a hot stove each night! To help you serve dinner without fuss, we’ve collected recipes for every night of the week... Read More

Cheers! It’s National Tequila Day

Cheers! It’s National Tequila Day

Today might arguably be one of the best days of the year. Why, you might ask? Well, it’s National Tequila Day, of course! And this year, we should all celebrate because it’s also on a FRIDAY!! On top of that, it’s summer and here in Sacramento our farmers’ markets and local shops are bursting with the most amazing fresh fruits and veggies to play with in tequila concoctions. This trifecta makes for the ultimate tequila celebration, no excuses. ... Read More

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills on Wednesday Evening!

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills on Wednesday Evening!

Hungry for something fun and delicious to serve at your next summertime party or backyard barbecue?  

Don’t miss the next Live With the Chef cooking class at Arden Hills on Wednesday, July 22 at 6 p.m. when Wellness Chef Lothar Wakefield will create some unique -- and very tasty -- sliders, such as a Jerk Chicken Slider with a ginger root vegetable slaw.   

This special monthly cooking class is focused on incorporating fresh ingredients  designed for a healthy and well balanced diet. You're invited to join this ongoing adult cooking series and couples are welcome, too! Due to the popularity of this class, space is  limited and reservations are required. For reservations, please call 916-482-6111; for more information or visit www.ardenhills.me
 

Dining News: What to Eat and Do at the California State Fair

Dining News: What to Eat and Do at the California State Fair

Like most people, I only make it out to the state fair once during its 17 day run, and I usually only eat one and maybe two meals there. So I try to eat what's new and different at that..... Read More

What to Make This Week

What to Make This Week

Megan Myers

Hello, summer! This is the time to enjoy as much time as possible under the warm sun, and that means not slaving over a hot stove each night! To help you serve dinner without fuss, we’ve collected recipes for every night of the week... Read More

Kid-Friendly Recipes for a Healthier Summer

Kid-Friendly Recipes for a Healthier Summer

Elizabeth Leader Smith

Eggplant Bolognese

Perhaps it’s the looser schedule, the longer days or the heat, but my kids are continually requesting snacks and special treats this summer. Just this morning, my two-year old asked for a snack instead of breakfast. Um, no. 

In addition to making sure they are hydrated, I try and thwart their ongoing requests for special treats with sliced veggies and fruit readily available at home, popcorn and dried fruit in single-serving containers in the car, and meals based on whole grains, plant-based proteins and lots of fresh fruit and veggies... Read More