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by Sally Bernstein

Thursday, December 31, 2009
Plan Ahead for 2010: The International Association of Culinary Professionals 32nd Annual Conference will be held in Portland, Oregon, April 21-24.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Need Lighter New Year's Recipes? Grilled Honey-Caper Shrimp, Herb Crusted Wild Atlantic Salmon with Swiss Chard and Roasted Belgian Endive, Roasted Vegetables with Hearty Herbs, and Pineapple Sherbet.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Need Traditional New Year's Recipes? Escargots a Champignons, French Onion Soup, Filet of Beef Wellington, Broccoli Mold, and Chocolate Soufflé.

Monday, December 28, 2009
Consulting Announcement: Do you want to jumpstart your business in 2010?  Sally is pleased to announce a new division of Media Holdings, LLC, whose focus is on Internet consulting.  The following services are available: Business Services, Editing, Writing, Marketing, Technical, Graphics, Audio and Video Production and Site Design or Redesign. If interested, email Sally at: sally@sallybernstein.com

Saturday, December 26, 2009
New Wine Article: Sparkling Wines for New Year’s Eve. Sally compares styles and prices of wines for New Year's Eve celebrations. Depending on your taste and budget, think Schramsberg, Mumm Napa, Chandon, Korbel or Freixenet.

Friday, December 25, 2009
Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 24, 2009
Need Multi-Ethnic Christmas Recipes? Coconut Crusted Shrimp, Cacao Pasta with Beef Ragu, Herbed Mixed Field Greens with Pistachio, Radish, Citrus and Sweet Ginger Vinaigrette and Dark Mocha Crème Brulee.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Need Mexican Christmas Recipes? Guacamole, Marinated Chicken Wrapped in Banana Leaves, Saffron Rice with Caramelized Pineapple and Layered Mango Pudding or a Charlotte.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Need Christmas Recipes? Caviar Pie, Coq Au Vin, Easy Herb Dinner Rolls, and Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce.

Monday, December 21, 2009
Need Christmas Recipes? Soothing Tortellini-Broccolini Soup, Herb Crusted Wild Atlantic Salmon with Swiss Chard and Roasted Belgian Endive, Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce and Chocolate Cheesecake Minis.

Friday, December 18, 2009
Need Christmas Recipes? Sparkling Wine Cocktail with Smashed Raspberries and Chambord, Asparagus Bruschetta, Garlic Stuffed Leg of Lamb, and Charlotte Malakoff au Chocolate.

Thursday, December 17, 2009
Cold Weather: Need a New Soup Recipe? Jazz Soup: Foster Church, who seldom uses a recipe for soup a second time, rummaged through his freezer to come up with Jazz Soup.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
New Restaurant Cookbooks: My Nepenthe: Bohemian Tales of Food, Family, and Big Sur, by the owners' granddaughter Romney Steele, includes more than seventy-five recipes from the Fassetts (family who started Nepenthe), the restaurant, and the cafe, along with spectacular photography that completes the tale.

Dollars to Donuts: Comfort Food and Kitchen Wisdom from Route 66's Landmark Rock Cafe, by Dawn Welch & Raquel Pelzel, shares tips and tactics for stretching your food budget without giving up the favorite foods and special treats that make mealtime the best part of the day.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
New Wine Article: Examination Napa, w/ Dr. 2B – Conclusion; Jon Rusciano and his son conclude their trip with visits to Cliff Lede Vineyards, Caymus Vineyards, Kuleto Estate Winery and Verite.

Monday, December 14, 2009
Two New Drink Books: How to Drink, by Victoria Moore, shows us how to drink well throughout the seasons and at all times of day (recipes included). The Cocktail Primer: All You Need to Know to Make the Perfect Drink, by Eben Klemm, master mixologist for B.R. Guest Restaurants in New York City, teaches people on the other side of the bar how to make drinks at home.

Friday, December 11, 2009
Hanukkah Starts Tonight: Hanukkah: Jayne Cohen waxes poetic about crisply fried latkes and shares two recipes: Garlic-Rosemary Potato Latkes and Scallion Latkes with Scallion Dipping Brushes. An accompanying Red Lentil Soup, or Esau's Pottage, is also included.

New Holiday Recipes: Oysters Rockefeller, Three-Color Ricotta Lasagna, and Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes.

Thursday, December 10, 2009
Updated Chocolate Articles: Pam Williams has updated these 20 articles in A World of Chocolate! Lots of good holiday recipes here.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
New Chinese Recipes for the Holidays: Enjoy Dorothy Huang's Pot-Stickers, Beef and Mushrooms in Hot Bean Sauce, Lemon Chicken and Sesame Wontons.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Updated British Columbia Article: The Cuisine Scene in British Columbia, by Pam Williams, includes Vancouver's night life, many restaurants, and day trips.

Monday, December 7, 2009
Hanukkah Recipes: Diana's Dessert's Newsletter offers not only the story of Hanukkah, but also Latkes, Star of David and Dreidel Cookies and Sufganiyot (chocolate hazelnut spread, jam or jelly filled doughnuts).

Friday, December 4, 2009
New Wine Article: Sara and Monty Preiser showcase wines of quality and value in the same package in It’s Value Week with Rodney Strong, Toasted Head, Zaca Mesa, & 10 More.

Thursday, December 3, 2009
New Cooking with an Italian Accent Article: Mackerel Fest, Sicilian Style, by Toni Lydecker, shares a Sicilian recipe for poaching mackerel in olive oil fragrant with rosemary, bay leaves, garlic and peppercorn.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009
New Hybrid Holiday Book: Chrismukkah: Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate the Hybrid Holiday, by Ron Gompertz, shares this one-of-a-kind, amusingly illustrated and endlessly entertaining guide to the joys—and oys—of celebrating Chrismukkah, the hybrid holiday. Recipes include Latkes with Sugar Plum Fairy Sauce, General Saul’s Chicken, Mama Mia Matzah Pizza!, and Blitzen’s Blintzes.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
December eNewsletter: Sally's eNewsletter features Great Holiday Gift Ideas and new articles including A Baker's Dozen Tips for Fabulous Cookies, by Pat Sinclair, and Hanukkah, by Jayne Cohen, which includes 2 latke recipes.

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