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by Sally Bernstein

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
New Chocolate Truffle Article: Artisan Chocolate Truffles, And The Spices That Love Them: Ginger Root by Chef Eric Cayton of Derry Church Artisan Chocolates.

Monday, November 29, 2010
New Wine Article: The 2010 Harvest, Charter Oak, Biodynamic Wine Competition & St. Clement by Monty & Sara Preiser.

Sunday, November 28, 2010
Winter in Wine Country: Hudson Valley, New York Winter Wine Tasting/8 wineries/$30 per ticket/tickets can be purchased online at www.winterinwinecountry.com until January 31st.

Saturday, November 27, 2010
Leftover Turkey? Try Fruity-Nutty Wild Rice and Turkey Salad; Curried Turkey Salad with Mango and Cashews; Smoked Chicken Salad with Peaches and Arugula (or turkey) and Pistachio-Studded Chicken Terrine (or turkey).

Friday, November 26, 2010
Leftover Turkey? Try Patti’s Noodle Bowl for Two and Thai Pasta with Chicken or Turkey.

Thursday, November 25, 2010
Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Sally's Place Top 15 Thanksgiving Recipes

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Perfect Foodie Holiday Gift Book Idea: Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food, by Colman Andrews, is the first-ever biography of Ferran Adrià, the chef behind Spain's renowned El Bulli restaurant. Andrews is one of the world's foremost food authorities.

Monday, November 22, 2010
New Food Website: Discover Endive, a new site from California Vegetable Specialties, the only grower of Belgian-style endive in the U.S., recently debuted at endive.com. Filled with endive history, tips, how-to videos, recipes and more, it's the best place to learn about this queen of vegetables. You'll find MANY recipes, just perfect for holiday parties.

Sunday, November 21, 2010
New Festival Cookbook: The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook: Recipes and Behind-the-Scenes Stories from America's Hottest Chefs, by Lee Brian Schrager & Julie Mautner, offers 100 tantalizing recipes for Drinks, Starters and Small Plates, Barbecue, Burgers, Comfort and Casual Food, Main Courses, and Desserts. These recipes are from the once a year festival, celebrating the world’s finest and most beloved chefs (and the foodies who love them) as they all converge on Miami’s South Beach for a long weekend of sand, sun, music, and truly extraordinary cuisine.

Saturday, November 20, 2010
New Cookbook: Party Vegan: Fabulous, Fun Food For Every Occasion, by Robin Robertson, lets you get your holiday party started with 140 healthy, simple, and tasty vegan recipes. This is the first and only vegan celebration cookbook on the market.

Friday, November 19, 2010
Spa Award: Rancho La Puerta, the original fitness resort and spa in North America, has recently been named “World’s Best Destination Spa” by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine. For reservations, call 858-764-5571.

Thursday, November 18, 2010
Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day! Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
New Baby Books: The Baby Care Book: A Complete Guide from Birth to 12-Month Old & The Toddler Care Book: A Complete Guide from 1 Year to 5 Years Old, by Dr. Jeremy Friedman, are wonderful guide books & The Baby Signing Book: Includes 350 ASL Signs for Babies and Toddlers, by Sara Bingham, will open up a new world between you and your young child.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Holiday 2010 Events in Mystic Country, Connecticut: For those looking for a way to enjoy the essence of the holiday season, Mystic Country, Connecticut is an easy-to-get-to option coming from four northeast cities. There is much to do in the region and Mystic.org has a section devoted to these special calendar items. For information, click here.

Monday, November 15, 2010
Holiday Cooking Tips: The holiday season can be a busy time. We hope these links help you in the preparation of holiday meals and celebrations.

Sunday, November 14, 2010
National Turkey Federation: Everything you want to know about turkey, from recipes and preparation tips to cooking demonstrations.

Saturday, November 13, 2010
Thanksgiving Help: The Butterball "Talk-Line" is open now through December 31st at 800.288.8372 or email: talkline@butterball.com. Foster Farms also has their Thanksgiving Turkey Helpline at 800.255.7227 or visit their website at: www.foster-farms.com. Both companies will be answering calls on Thanksgiving Day.

Friday, November 12, 2010
Yountville, California's 22nd Annual Festival of Lights: Sing joy to the vines on Friday, November 26th, as Yountville's annual fete salutes the season with a procession of thousands of twinkling lights and show-stopping winter wonderland complete with carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, ice carving and the big guy in red. For more information contact the Yountville Chamber of Commerce at 707.944.0904 or www.yountville.com.

Thursday, November 11,2010
Cookbooks to Help Feed Your Child: Better Baby Food: Your Essential Guide to Nutrition, Feeding and Cooking for All Babies and Toddlers and Better Food for Kids: Your Essential Guide to Nutrition for All Children from Age 2 to 10, by Daina Kalnins BSc RD CNSD and Joanne Saab BSc RD, offer both professional advice and delicious recipes that are thoroughly tested and analyzed. These guides are comprehensive resources for parents.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
New Cookbook: Slow Cooker Winners: 300 Easy and Satisfying Recipes, by best-selling author Donna Marie Pye, includes sweet and spicy BBQ beef pot roast sandwiches, steak fajitas with tomato-corn relish, Polynesian pork Cinderella stew, pulled pork taco supper, Italian chicken stew with crisp polenta and beef pot roast with caramelized vegetables.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
San Diego, California, Wine & Food Event: November 17th - 21st at the Embarcadero Marina Park North experience the return of this event. When luxurious cuisine meets with luscious wine, you know it's time for the 7th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival. For tickets, click here.

Monday, November 8, 2010
San Diego Hotel Week Event: November 15th to December 15th, 2010, Celebrate The Second Fall Edition Of The San Diego Hotel Week Event. Visitors will enjoy great prices and added values! This event showcases the San Diego destination and its amazing deals on Hotels, Attractions, and Dining.

Sunday, November 7, 2010
New Cookbook: 750 Best Muffin Recipes: Everything from breakfast classics to gluten-free, vegan and coffeehouse favorites, by expert baker Camilla V. Saulsbury, offers a tremendous number of recipes that deliver a wide array of flavors and options for any home chef.

Saturday, November 6, 2010
New Cookbook: Anjum's New Indian, by Anjum Anand, host of "Indian Food Made Easy" on BBC and now on the Food Network's sister station, The Cooking Channel. Anand includes 100 of her very best recipes from Indian Food Made Easy, light, modern Indian food that's ready in a flash.

Friday, November 5, 2010
First Day of Diwali: Popularly known as the festival of lights, Dawali is an important five-day festival in Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism, occurring between mid-October and mid-November. For Hindus, Diwali is the most important festival of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes.

Thursday, November 4, 2010
New Cookbook: I Love Bacon!, by Jayne Rockmill, presents more than 50 bacon-themed recipes from some of America's hottest chefs--from Cat Cora to Rick Tramonto, Ming Tsai, Jasper White, Andy Husbands and Joe Yonan, Pichet Ong, Bradford Thompson, John Besh, and many others--along with mouthwatering photography.

Wednesday, November 3,2010
13th Annual Chocolate Show: Enjoy tastings, seminars, chocolate fashions, chocolate showpieces, and demos by top pastry chefs November 11th--14th at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. For ticket information, chick here or call 914.421.3346.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Women Chefs & Restaurateurs 2010 National Conference: November 6th--8th in Pasadena, California, members will discuss the conference theme Balancing Act: Work, Life, Table. 877.927.7787

Monday, November 1, 2010
November eNewsletter: Let's Talk Turkey, be it Thanksgiving recipes, leftover turkey recipes, articles, shopping ideas and the popular "November Is" calendar.

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