Recipes

Recipes

Mini muffins a blueberry treat

When ingenious bakers began tossing juicy, antioxidant-rich blueberries into their quick bread batter, there was no longer a need for that pat of butter on muffins.

Recipes

Here’s how to bowl at lunch or dinner

Bowls used to evoke visions of Oliver Twist hold one while posing that fateful request: “Please sir, I want some more.” But Dicken’s famous waif has been pushed aside in my mind by another Brit, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who poses on the cover of her 2015 cookbook holding a stack of pristine white bowls in her hands.

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The mailbox: Egg dish, cheese dish for breakfast

In the Nov. 8, 2015, Feast section in the Bee, Linda Perkins of El Dorado Hills shared a photo of a baked egg dish that looked delicious. She stated that “after finding this recipe in the Sacramento Bee, it has become my favorite breakfast, especially when I have company. It is baked eggs (uove al forno).”

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Want great tacos? Go fish

Tacos are always on my mind. Interesting fillings such as duck, vegetables and fish, rather than ground beef, intrigue. Same for wrappers: homemade, supple wraps capture my attention.

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The Mailbox: Jam torte recipe went missing

I’m looking for a recipe that was in The Bee a few years ago. It was for a gluten-free torte made with almond meal. It could be topped with your choice of jam. It was a favorite recipe of mine, but somewhere along the way, I misplaced it. Thank you.

Videos

Small-batch pulled pork

Melissa Clark demonstrates a way to make tender pulled pork slathered in a tangy barbecue sauce for a smaller crowd, and without the grill.
The New York Times
Small-batch pulled pork 2:41

Small-batch pulled pork

Taste this Grand Marnier French Toast 1:25

Taste this Grand Marnier French Toast

Tale of two California Democratic delegates: Sanders or Clinton? 2:57

Tale of two California Democratic delegates: Sanders or Clinton?

West Sac 10-year-old creates kindness campaign 1:07

West Sac 10-year-old creates kindness campaign