Chocolate Chunk Donuts

I’m not going to lie, I don’t remember the last time I had a donut. A real donut. And I’m ok with that. I do, however, have a major sweet tooth when it comes to my breakfast meals, so I just couldn’t resist trying my hand at another baked donut recipe — with chocolate!

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Product Review: Belton Farm White Fox Cheese

They say not to judge a book by its cover. They never said anything about a cheese’s label…

Not sure what kind of cheese I wanted to garnish my salad with, I was perusing all the reliable stand-by’s at my local Safeway. Nothing seemed to be calling out to me. I really wanted something unique, something that would pop, something that could simultaneously stand out on the dish but blend well with the rest of the recipe. Then I saw Belton Farm’s latest addition to its cheese family and I just had to ask myself…
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Event: Fremont Burger & Brews

Overcast clouds and a bit of rain didn’t stop the Bay Area from some big bites at Fremont’s Burger & Brew Fest last Saturday.

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Fremont’s city hub closed it’s street to celebrate local cuisines and California craft brews. For $35, guests were allotted 10 5-ounce tasting pours — that’s 50 ounces of brewski! — and with reps presenting anywhere between 2 to 8 beers each, there was definitely something to please every palate.

The Breweries: Das Brew / Hanger 24 / Speakeasy / Mendocino Brewing Company / Golden Road Brewing / Stone Brewing Co. / Peak Organic / Goose Island / Elysian / 10 Barrel Brewing Co. / Deschutes Brewery / Shock Top / BudLight / Joe IPA

Now, I’m not going to lie to you, I’m a bit of a light weight when it comes to beers. But, like I said, with so many options at the Brew Fest, I knew I was bound to find something to appease my picky tastebuds….

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