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November 30, 2012
Finalists Announced: Good Food Awards 2013. For information on beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, coffee, confections, pickles, preserves, and spirits, click here.

November 29, 2012
Holiday Gift Suggestion: 500 Best Quinoa Recipes: 100% Gluten-Free Super-Easy Superfood, by Camilla V. Saulsbury, offers mouthwatering quinoa recipes suitable for every meal and occasion -- these excellent recipes are sure to become a mainstay in home kitchens. Camilla also includes comprehensive and interesting information on the nutritional values and history of quinoa along with handy tips and techniques for preparation.

November 28, 2012
Eighth Annual Oregon Truffle Festival: The Truffle Growers’ Forum and Truffle Dog Training Seminar will take place in Eugene, Oregon, January 25th & 26th at the Hilton Eugene & Conference Center. For information, click here.

November 27, 2012
‘TIS THE SEASON IN PASO ROBLES, CA: Celebrate The Holidays with Brilliant Lights, Caroling, Artisan Gift Shopping And More! December 1st: 51st Annual Christmas Light Parade and December 8th: 25th Annual Vine St. Victorian Showcase. For information, click here.

November 26, 2012
Cyber Monday Sale - Lynnae's Gourmet Pickles: 50% off all orders including Mrs. Pickles - a sweet and sour dill (chips, relish and spears), Hot Mama - sweet and sour dill with a kick of jalapeño (spears, relish and chips), and Doyle's Dill - a classic deli dill (spears). For information, click here.

November 25, 2012
2012 DietDetective.com Airline Food Investigation: See this survey of the 12 major airlines and their snack and on-board food offerings conducted by DietDetective.com and health advocate, Dr. Charles Platkin here.

November 24, 2012
Sally was interviewed by eHow: Holiday Leftovers = Great Meals. Use 'Em Up. "Food expert Sally Bernstein offers some great ideas that will make your holiday meal the gift that keeps on giving." See all 10 slides.

November 23, 2012
Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: What To Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers, which includes a recipe for King Ranch Turkey.

November 22, 2012
Gobble Gobble!

November 21, 2012
Thanksgiving Trivia: Harry Truman was the first president to pardon a turkey from Thanksgiving. Now it is a tradition for the president to pardon a turkey every Thanksgiving.

November 20, 2012
Thanksgiving Recipes: Sparkling Wine Cocktail with Smashed Raspberries and Chambord; Mushrooms Stuffed with Cream Cheese & Dill; Pie Pumpkin Stuffed with Apples & Cranberries; Grandma's Persimmon Pudding; and Pecan Pie Bars.

November 19, 2012
Thanksgiving Recipes: .Buttermilk Biscuits; Cranberry Jam; Pumpkin Chiffon Pie; Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake and Chocolate Cherry Bread Pudding.

November 18, 2012
Thanksgiving Recipes: Popcorn Stuffing; Gravy; Green Bean Casserole; Broccoli Mold and Pumpkin Dinner Rolls.

November 17, 2012
Thanksgiving Recipes: Dates Stuffed with Almonds & Blue Cheese; Oysters Rockefeller; Fried Turkey; Barbecued Turkey and Braised Turkey.

November 16, 2012
New Travel Article: Set Sail to South Florida: 3 Weekend Getaway Excursions. Courtney King suggests Palm Island, a cruise or Sanibel Island.

November 15, 2012
Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day! Beaujolais nouveau is a red wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France. It is the most popular vin de primeur, fermented for just a few weeks before being released for sale on the third Thursday of November (from Wikipedia).

November 14, 2012
Grand Holiday Dining at The Grand Del Mar: Gather with family and friends during your favorite seasonal holidays by sharing superb meals at award-winning Addison and Amaya at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego, California. For information, click here.

November 13, 2013
Does your supermarket have a “man aisle”?” "If not, it may very soon. Women may be happy to hear that 52% of fathers now identify themselves as the primary grocery shopper and more likely to plan meals for the week ahead than moms. That’s why some supermarkets across the country are experimenting with “Man Aisles”-- locations in the store featuring male-oriented foods and other products to make shopping and impulse buying more targeted." says Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert.

November 12, 2012
Happy Veterans Day (observed)

Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: Two Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes including Apricot Stuffing and Walnut-Apple Stuffing.

November 11, 2012
Napa Truffle Festival's 2013 Tickets Available: January 18th--21st, 2013. For information, click here.

November 10, 2012
New Wild Edible Plant Book: A Feast of Weeds: A Literary Guide to Foraging and Cooking Wild Edible Plants, by Luigi Ballerini and Santis Ada De, is part reference guide, part cookbook, and encourages readers to forage diverse natural environments for food, even in our city parks and streets.

November 9, 2012
KOSHERFEST: November 13th--14th at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Manischewitz will be there with new products, including Red Velvet Macaroons, Turkey Gravy and Moroccan Roasted Vegetable Stew. For information, click here.

November 8, 2012
New Contest: Womensforum.com's Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Sweepstakes: Enter to win a Breaking Dawn Part 2 Prize Package that includes dinner and a movie for four and exciting Twilight merchandise! Refer your friends for more chances to win! For every friend you refer, you will receive an additional entry in the sweepstakes. Contest entry dates are November 5, 2012 - November 15, 2012, 11:59 p.m. EST.

November 7, 2012
Island Hotel Newport Beach Cooks Up Holiday-Inspired Dining: This luxury coastal business and leisure hotel offers holiday meals from Thanksgiving dinner to a New Year’s Day recovery breakfast so locals and guests can enjoy a stress-free holiday. For information, call 866-554-4620 or click here.

November 6, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Chocolate Relief from Lillie Belle Farms: Hurricane Sandy has devastated parts of our country. Many of our loyal customers and family have been affected. You can help by purchasing chocolate from our site. Every order that is placed for the next 7 days using the coupon code: "redcross" will receive a 25% discount. We will donate that 25% to the Red Cross for disaster relief. For information, click here.

November 5, 2012
New Supermarket Item: Progresso has 5 varieties of Recipe Starters, designed to make meal-prep easier. Each 18-ounce can retails for about $2.49. Available in Creamy Parmesan Basil, Creamy Portabella Mushroom, Creamy Roasted Garlic, Creamy Three Cheese and Fire Roasted Tomato. For information, click here.

November 4, 2012
Blast Off: the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center: Following its cross-country flight from Florida, and a two-day trek through the streets of Los Angeles, the U.S. Space Shuttle Endeavour is calling the California Science Center home. On Oct. 30, the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion at the California Science Center opened to the public. For information, click here.

November 3, 2012
New Jacques Pepin Cookbook: Essential Pepin. More Than 700 All-Time Favorites from My Life in Food, by Jacques Pepin, chronicles his six-decade career in food. Pepin also launched a new 26-episode TV series by the same name.

November 2, 2012
Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Pecans Recipe. Brussels sprouts are a perfect Thanksgiving recipe. Even people, who don’t think they like Brussels sprouts, end up liking this recipe after tasting it.

November 1, 2012
November eNewsletter: Thanksgiving: Let's put the "thanks" in Thanksgiving! Have you ever wanted to fry that turkey? Fried turkey recipe and many more, such as Cranberry Rum Brie, Bacon & Cheddar Muffins and
Classic Pumpkin Pie.

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