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Sunday, August 31, 2008
Labor Day Recipes: Frozen Margaritas, Greek Salad, Butternut Squash & Hazelnut Lasagna and Ruthie's Brownies.

Saturday, August 30, 2008
Wine Event: Chateau Julien in Carmel, California, will celebrate the Wine Estate’s annual grape crush with a wine seminar, family-style dinner and other crush events. Reservations can be made on-line or by calling (831)624-2600.

Friday, August 29, 2008
Labor Day Recipes: Garlic Shrimp, Frozen Fruit Salad, Clay-Baked Fish, and Caramel Ice Cream.

Thursday, August 28, 2008
New Travel Article: Las Vegas – The New & The Surprising Gems discovered when Monty and Sara Preiser took the time to visit "off the beaten path" of Las Vegas.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Labor Day Appetizer Recipes: Smoked Salmon and Caper Spread, Artichoke and Bacon Spread and Eggplant and Tomato Ratatouille all created by Chef Bradford Thompson of Manhattan's Lever House. All recipes are served with Carr's Crackers.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008
New Wine Article: Pinot, Pinot Everywhere by Monty and Sara Preiser highlights the reasons leading to the warp speed jump in the popularity of California Pinot Noir.

Monday, August 25, 2008
Sally's Place Cookbook Giveaway: Our weekly cookbook giveaway continues to be quite popular. Sign up here for our eNewsletter and you will automatically be entered in our cookbook drawings.

Sunday, August 24, 2008
New Family Cookbooks: Veggie Friends and Fruits Too: A Children's Cookbook on Creating Healthy Snacks by Anne Legge is meant to get children interested in nutritious eating as they assemble fresh ingredients into animal and insect shapes. California Pizza Kitchen Family Cookbook by co-founders Larry Flax & Rick Rosenfield offers ways for parents and kids to cook together.

Saturday, August 23, 2008
New Chocolate Article: Chocolate Chip Nation by Stephanie Zonis. Stephanie shares the fact that Nestle produces about 250 million chocolate chips daily. She gives us Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes for her Recipe of the Month and 3 chocolate recommendations.

Friday, August 22, 2008
New Traveling with Kids Article: Elaine Sosa Labalme travels to Mexico with Steven in Kid-Friendly Zones: Cancun, Mexico. Here kids wear a path between the pool and the beach and want for nothing more.

Thursday, August 21, 2008
New Travel Article: On the Road to the Waterside in an XJ Jaguar by Keith Allan, who puts on 900 miles of motorway and country roads to enjoy the Jag's V8 engine and its 0-60 mph in around 5 seconds.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Food Event: The international meeting of the Terra Madre Network will bring together food communities, cooks, academics and youth delegates October 23-27 in Turin, Italy.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008
New Travel Article: Travel to France and Belgium as a Guest by Jackie Grandchamps, PhD, Founder and Owner of French Escapade.

Monday, August 18, 2008
Escoffier Museum: The Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art is located in the Village of Villeneuve-Loubet in France. The museum is situated in the house where Auguste Escoffier was born in 1846, with each room preserving many of the appliances, utensils, books, recipes, menus, photographs, and other memorabilia from his distinguished career.

Sunday, August 17, 2008
August is the month for Ice Cream: Freeze! The Scoop on (Chocolate) Ice Cream by Stephanie Zonis.

Saturday, August 16, 2008
2009 Wine Event: Wine Instruction & Medical Health in the New Century; Boca Raton, Florida, January 29-31, 2009. Contact Monty Preiser for details.

Friday, August 15, 2008
New Wine Movie: Bottle Shock uncorks this weekend nation-wide. In 1976 a small American winery bested the exalted French wines of the times and sent the wine industry into a tizzy. Based on a true story, Bottle Shock stars Alan Richman, Chris Pine, Bill Pullman, Rachel Taylor and Freddy Rodriguez.

Thursday, August 14, 2008
New "Going with the Grain" Article by Lorna Sass: Chilled Cucumber-Yogurt Soup with Bulgur Timbales The perfect way to stay cool...

Wednesday, August 13, 2008
A September Celebration of Local Mollusks: Massachusetts Aquaculture Association (MAA) is uniting a group of local shellfish farmers to celebrate its first Shellfish Shindig on September 14th at the Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo: August 23-25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center is a complete learning experience that improves your business throughout. From new products, to new tricks of the trade, to gold-standard foodservice education, you'll gain practical solutions you can apply to your business immediately.

Monday, August 11, 2008
New Books That Aren't Cookbooks: Catering: A Guide to Managing a Successful Business Operation by Bruce Mattel, The Culinary Institute of America and Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine by Marion Nestle, acclaimed author of Food Politics, now tells the gripping story of how, in early 2007, a few telephone calls about sick cats set off the largest recall of consumer products in U.S. history and an international crisis over the safety of imported goods ranging from food to toothpaste, tires, and toys.

Sunday, August 10, 2008
New Cookbooks: Appetizers: Recipes for First Course or Main Event by Shane Osborn and Organic Marin: Recipes from Land to Table by Tim Porter. In Organic Marin, 16 of America's most esteemed organic farms share their stories and philosophies alongside 50 mouthwatering organic recipes organized by season and contributed by 25 of the San Francisco Bay Area's most popular organic restaurants.

Saturday, August 9, 2008
Wine & Food Festival: Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival Join more than 150 vintners for a remarkable wine and food experience in one of the world's most beautiful and historic settings, September 25-28, 2008.

Friday, August 8, 2008
New Wine Article: Los Carneros and The Carneros Wine Alliance by Monty and Sara Preiser tells of the only American Viticultural Area that traverses both Napa and Sonoma counties.

Thursday, August 7, 2008
New "Going with the Grain" Article by Lorna Sass: Grainfully Employed This simple recipe for Quinoa Corn Chowder will get you grainfully employed.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008
New Travel Article: On the Road Again with a Mazda MX-5 to Argyll in Scotland by Keith Allan and Lynne Gray. What a fun way to travel!

Tuesday, August 5, 2008
New Diabetes Article: Diabetes: Can I have my cake and eat it too?  The answer by Linda Gassenheimer includes a recipe for Crunchy Coleslaw and Turkey Sandwich.

Monday, August 4, 2008
Cook Chinese Cuisine Like a Master Chef...get your copy and 12 months of upgrades for a Sally's Place special cost of $15.95 - Click here. Chef T's "Authentic Chinese Cuisine" gives you 4 basic training modules and 56 classic Chinese recipes. Each recipe has its own demonstration video.

Sunday, August 3, 2008
The International Ice Cream Association's survey ranks people's favorite ice cream flavors: Vanilla @ 29.0%; Chocolate @ 8.9%; Butter Pecan @ 5.3%; Strawberry @ 5.3%; Neapolitan @ 4.2%; Chocolate Chip @ 3.9%; French Vanilla @ 3.8%; Cookies 'n' Cream @ 3.6%; Vanilla Fudge Ripple @ 2.6% and Praline Pecan @ 1.7%.

Saturday, August 2, 2008
New Travel Article: The JW Marriott Proves Vegas is More Than The Strip Monty and Sara Preiser, frequent Las Vegas visitors, rave about this off-the-strip hotel.

Friday, August 1, 2008
August eNewsletter: Sally's eNewsletter features a special on Chinese cuisine videos. Check it out!

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