A Girl and Her Fork stop by Farrell’s
Last night, Mr. S., the kidlets and I were fortunate enough to attend one of the sneak preview nights for the new Farrell’s opening up in Sacramento. The event was a soft opening and proceeds were donated to the Firefighters Burn Institute, Shriners Hospital and UCDMC.
Although it appeared that the staff was still working out a few operational glitches, everyone was in good spirits and smiles were abound. There was a lot of singing, clapping and festive cheer throughout the restaurant. We had a blast!
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Baked Bree makes pickled shrimp
I have admitted that I have not been cooking a ton this summer, but there are two things that I have made over and over. Blueberry Crisp and these pickled shrimp. I have made these pickled shrimp every time we have had people over since I discovered this recipe. I have been on a really big shrimp cocktail kick, and saw this recipe when I was flipping through Southern Living. I had everything in the house, so I made it that night for dinner. The shrimp are cooked until just done, then pickled in a quick vinegar mixture that is loaded with garlic, herbs, and lemons. They are refreshing and light. Perfect summer food. I made a big salad and threw these on top. So, so, good.
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Cavegrrl recaps her State Fair cooking demos
I was impressed there were a few couples in the crowd that showed up to see the demo because they already practice the Paleo/Primal diet/lifestyle. They were so nice to us (important because of my semi-stage fright/shyness), and it was fun to compare notes and results. It was a real encouragement to have like-minded people in the audience cheering us on!
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