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Enjoy a Relaxing Wine Tasting Experience this Winter in Napa Valley

Enjoy a Relaxing Wine Tasting Experience this Winter in Napa Valley

Enjoy a relaxing wine tasting experience this winter in Napa Valley. From Dec. 6, 2013, to Feb. 9, 2014, Calistoga will host its fifth annual Winter in the Wineries Passport program, a unique wine tasting guide offering visitors a relaxed way to tour, taste and meet winemakers at 14 noteworthy wineries, as well as experience the warm and genuine vibe of the charming northern Napa Valley town.

For $75, Calistoga’s Winter in the Wineries Passport program allows passport holders to access up to 14 wine tastings any time during the two month period – a wine tasting value of over $250. Additionally, passport holders will receive discounts at several of Calistoga’s finest restaurants, lodging properties and downtown shops.

Food Network Challenge winner Chef Ray Duey to visit Florin High School

Food Network Challenge winner Chef Ray Duey to visit Florin High School

Lucky Elk Grove Unified School District ROP Culinary Arts students will take advantage of an exciting opportunity to learn the art of food carving firsthand from master food carver Ray Duey on Thursday, December 5. 

Warm up with breakfast quinoa

Warm up with breakfast quinoa

Already bored of oatmeal and cream of wheat? Why not try quinoa for a healthy and warm morning breakfast? Vegan chef Dayna McLeod shares her family's favorite recipe and a few of the reasons they are hooked on this new breakfast staple... Read More

Pomegranate martini

Pomegranate martini

A perfect balance between sweet and sour, the pomegranate martini is perfect to sip on during your fall season happy hour... Read More

CDPH Offers Food Safety Tips for Holiday Feasts

Nov. 25, 2013 -- With the holiday season fast approaching, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman today reminded consumers about the importance of safe food handling to prevent foodborne illness... Read More

2013 Weekly Challenge #47: The Tough Turkey Express

2013 Weekly Challenge #47: The Tough Turkey Express

The number one question I hear this past week at Bootcamp was "Do we have Bootcamp on Thanksgiving?" 

The short answer: No, there are no bootcamps scheduled for Thanksgiving Day.

The long answer: No, there are no bootcamps scheduled for Thanksgiving Day BUT you can, and should, still get a workout in!!

This Thanksgiving, treat yourself to the Tough Turkey Express Workout! It will only take a few minutes, and its a great way to start off your holiday weekend.

Here's the set (repetitions in parenthesis are for beginner, intermediate and advanced, respectively):

Pushups - box-style, on your knees or on your toes (20, 25, 30)

Dips (20,25,30)

Butt Bumps (20, 25, 30)

Wall Sit (60 seconds for all levels)

Bacon lovers rejoice

Bacon lovers rejoice

Mark your calendars and start hitting the gym, the third annual Bacon Fest Sacramento is near!

Bacon Fest Sacramento III will take place from Jan. 20 to 26, 2014 at various restaurants in the Sacramento area.

The event includes Sacramentos most excellent chefs and restaurateurs, plus all the bacon lovers from the region and beyond.

Bacon Fest's mission is to celebrate this region's awesome culinary scene! All our chefs make their bacon in house with top-tier ingredients. The events are affordable so that Sacramentans of all income levels can participate. It's farm-to-fork and you don't have to fork over a ton of dough.

Plus, it's bacon!

FIND OUT MORE: Details on the week's main events will be released online at at www.facebook.com/SacramentoBaconFest and on Twitter at @SacBaconFest in early December.