Spring 2023

Convivial Caribbean

Bodega brings island style to Sacramento. When he takes a bite of any dish on his menu at Bodega Kitchen and Cocktails in Sacramento’s Pocket

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Auspicious Herbs

Prepare to plant: Parsley, chives, basil, and more add fragrance and flair to mealtime. Vivian Sellers knows her herbs. At her Elk Grove home, she

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A sparkling apértif served at the tasting lounge. Photo courtesy of L'Apero les Trois

L’Apéro les Trois

In French culture, few customs are as cherished as l’apéro. Short for apéritif, l’apéro refers not only to a light, pre-dinner libation, but also to

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Raw Organic Fennel Bulbs Ready to Cook

Learn to Love Fennel

This vegetable’s unique licorice flavor can be applied many ways. Disguised as plump celery topped with bright green feathery leaves, fennel stands out in the

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Morgen at Sanctuary Blooms prepares to arrange bouquets from a mobile flower boutique. Photo courtesy of Sanctuary Blooms

Beautiful Blooms

Sacramento flower farmers produce bright bouquets with locally grown plants. When in 2017 she decided to revamp her backyard with some newly purchased dahlia tubers,

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Sham Sweets owner Ayman Alkabani serves up fresh künefe. Photo by Chris Floyd

Sham Sweets

A visit to Istanbul might lead to an encounter with street food vendors selling a particular kind of ice cream that’s little known in the

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Precision Cabinetry & Design in Rancho Cordova. Photo by Debbie Cunningham

Italian Twist 

With or without eggs, the versatile frittata makes the most of what’s handy. Whether entertaining guests or preparing a simple breakfast for one, the frittata

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