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Sacramento Self-Help Housing presents 14th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake”

Sacramento Self-Help Housing presents 14th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake”

Sacramento Self-Help Housing, a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of homelessness in our region, is proud to announce the 14th Annual “Let Them Eat Cake” event in celebration of Bastille Day at The Grand Ballroom (1215 J Street in Sacramento) on Thursday evening, July 14, 2016 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Presented by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisor’s Office and longtime board member Patrick Kennedy, Supervisor, District 2, guests will indulge in a fun Bastille Day celebration showcasing outstanding local cuisine, wines and beverages, cake tasting, upbeat music and more. Guests will enjoy listening to the sounds of the multi-talented musician Gabe Dixon and music by popular local DJ Roderick Mar Carpio (from Le Twist) along with bidding on artwork created by some of the region’s most talented artists.

Harvego Restaurant Group honors Mario Ortiz in celebration of 45 Years at The Firehouse

Harvego Restaurant Group honors Mario Ortiz in celebration of 45 Years at The Firehouse

Known for their commitment to quality and offering unparalleled dining experiences, the Harvego Restaurant Group is proud to honor Wine Director, General Manager & Sommelier Mario Ortiz who will celebrate his 45th anniversary with The Firehouse in July 2016. The occasion will be recognized with a showcase of some of his favorite foods and wines so interested guests to The Firehouse can share in the remarkable feat and enjoy a special tasting experience.  Offered July through September, the special “Mario’s 45th Anniversary Chef’s Tasting Menu” was developed in collaboration by Mario and Chef Jay Veregge, Director of Culinary Operations for Harvego Restaurant Group.

South Placer Rotary Club Hosts Annual Rocklin Brewfest on June 4

South Placer Rotary Club Hosts Annual Rocklin Brewfest on June 4

ROCKLIN – To some people, it’s just beer. But to aficionados, it’s a special brew carefully created with a view toward crafting a unique and pleasing taste.

The South Placer Rotary Club will host the eighth annual Rocklin Brewfest on Saturday, June 4 at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin. The community event will feature live music, great food and samplings from more than 30 microbrews and various wineries.

This is the largest fundraiser of the year for the South Placer Rotary Club, one of leading charitable organizations in the region. Last year’s event drew approximately 1,850 people and raised more than $52,000 for various charitable contributions. Rocklin Brewfest runs from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: ROASTED CAULIFLOWER STEAKS

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: ROASTED CAULIFLOWER STEAKS
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed with a press
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped, for serving

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 

Combine lemon juice and garlic in a small bowl. Cut center of head of cauliflower lengthwise into 3/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Cut remaining cauliflower into 1-inch-thick pieces and scatter around cauliflower steaks. Brush cauliflower with lemon juice mixture. Roast 40 minutes or until golden and tender.   Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Join ABC10's Cristina Mendonsa at the Great Cake Walk Today!

Join ABC10's Cristina Mendonsa at the Great Cake Walk Today!

Join ABC10 and Closing the Gap to raise funds for academic achievement in the Sacramento region!

Where: Sacramento State

When: 5p-8p

Annual Crab Feed presented by Granite Bay Rotary Foundation & The Gathering Inn Feb 27

Annual Crab Feed presented by Granite Bay Rotary Foundation & The Gathering Inn Feb 27

Submitted by Al Savery, Rotary Club of Granite Bay

 

Annual Crab Feed presented by Granite Bay Rotary Foundation and The Gathering Inn

Saturday, February 27, 2016

 

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. / Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Folsom Community Center, 50 Natoma Street, Folsom CA 95630

 

Appetizers: Shrimp, cocktail sauce, Swedish meatballs, cheese and crackers

Meal: Salad, Pasta, Crab, (limited Chicken for those not eating crab), rolls, desert

No Host Bar: beer, wine - $10 corkage

 

Raffle Prizes:

1. One-week stay 5-star Cabo San Lucas Resort

2. One-week stay in Hawaii

 

Silent Auction with Great Items!

 

$55 in Advance $65 at the Door

For tickets, go to: https://GraniteBayRotary.Showclix.com

CITRUS! SOME FOR YOU, SOME TO SHARE.

CITRUS! SOME FOR YOU, SOME TO SHARE.

It is citrus season, and I am so excited because my little one year old Meyer lemon tree has four lemons on it!  They will be ready to pick soon.  Our 40-year old orange tree is full and ready to harvest.