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by Sally Bernstein

March 31, 2012
Passover e-book: Part cookbook, part memoir and part how-to, Around the Passover Table: 75 Holiday Recipes for the Food Lover (Wiley) features all the holiday information from the James Beard nominated Jewish Holiday Cooking in a very accessible, easy-to-digest e-book. An all-inclusive go-to guide for celebrating Passover, it's available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and wherever e-books are sold.

March 30, 2012
Spring Vacation Travel Idea: Mystic Country is a destination that blends the tranquility of classic New England seascapes and scenic rolling hills with rich cultural heritage and sophisticated, top-flight entertainment. Home to Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, Mystic Country covers the eastern third of Connecticut. For information, click here.

March 29, 2012
National Train Day: Amtrak is celebrating the 5th annual National Train Day on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Union Station in Downtown LA. The revelry is part of a larger nationwide celebration, but in Los Angeles, visitors can head to Union Station for exhibits, entertainment and other activities. Kids will enjoy spending time at the Kids Depot Play Area. And, it's all free! For information, click here.

March 28, 2012
Judd’s Hill Barrel Blending and Bottle Blending Day Camps: This Napa Valley winery visitors can make their own personal wine blend year-round--it is ideal for corporate team building, as well as special occasions, such as weddings, births, anniversaries and birthdays. For information, click here.

March 27, 2012
New Orleans Wine & Food Experience: May 22nd--26th. A Five Day Feast for All the Senses is Celebrating their 20th Anniversary. For more information, click here.

March 26, 2012
James Beard Awards: 2012 James Beard Award Nominees announced. For the complete list, click here.

March 25, 2011
New Cookbook: America's Best Ribs: Tips and Recipes for Easy, Lip-Smacking, Pull-Off-the-Bone, Pass-the-Sauce, Championship-Quality BBQ Ribs at Home, by PhB Davis and CWC Kirk, is one of the few barbecue books on ribs, even though ribs are a core part of the championship circuit and one of America's most beloved foods. You'll find 100 mouthwatering recipes for rock-your-world ribs and delicious sides and desserts to complement them.

March 24, 2012
New Cookbook: Quinoa Cuisine: 150 Creative Recipes for Super Nutritious, Amazingly Delicious Dishes, by Jessica Harlan and Kelley Sparwasser, offers 150 recipes for this superfood. Think Pumpkin Waffles, Quinoa Waldorf Salad, Thai Summer Rolls, Lentil-Quinoa Cheeseburgers, Stuffed Squash Blossoms, Two-Bean Quinoa Chili, Stuffed Artichokes with Garlic-Lemon Aioli and Triple-Chocolate Bundt Cake.

March 23, 2012
New Blog post: Read my new "The Difference Between Varieties of Salt" post on womensforum.com on Sally's Food for Thought blog.

Facebook Discussion: Let's inspire each other to start some new traditions in April by sharing our favorite Easter and Passover traditions. Tell us what makes your holiday fun, unique and special for you and your loved ones. To get to Facebook, click here.

March 22,2012
New Cookbook: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier, by Food Network TV star in Ree Drummond, who shares Ranch–style chicken, grilled cheese sandwiches and fancy macaroni and cheese will appeal to your desire to cook hearty foods.

March 21, 2012
Burlington Wine & Food Festival, Burlington, Vermont: June 23rd enjoy the beauty of Burlington's waterfront as well as incredible wines from around the world. Sample some of the country's finest cheeses made in Vermont as well as bites from Vermont's one-of-a-kind food scene! For information, click here.

March 20, 2012
New Travel Award: The Resort at Pelican Hill® and Pelican Hill Golf Club, located along the coast of Newport Beach in Southern California, have been rated the world’s Top Golf Resort. For information, click here.

March 19, 2012
New Cookbook: Allergy-Friendly Food for Families: 120 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free, Egg-Free, and Soy-Free Recipes Everyone Will Love, from the Editors of Kiwi Magazine, is a 248 page paperback showcasing the five most common allergens in kids: wheat, dairy, eggs, nuts, and soy.

March 18, 2012
New Cookbook: Dinner in a Bowl: 160 Recipes for Simple, Satisfying Meals, by Better Homes & Gardens, offers handy at-a-glance icons that identify 30-minute meals, kid-friendly dishes, healthy recipes, and meals that are perfect for entertaining friends, plus full nutrition information for every recipe and 100 luscious full-color photos to tempt any appetite.

March 17, 2012
Happy St. Patrick’s Day: Enjoy your shamrocks, pinching those who are not wearing green, corned beef and cabbage and green beer.

March 16, 2012
New Chocolate Truffle Article: Artisan Chocolate Truffles, And The Spices That Love Them: Clove. Chef Eric Cayton, says that to add clove to chocolate, you should consider using a very good strong, high quality bittersweet chocolate, with a very high cacao solids content.

March 15, 2012
New Phở Gà Vietnamese Soup Recipe: from Master Chef Helene An of The House of An.

March 14, 2012
Happy PIE it FORWARD Day! Download Gesine Bullock-Prado's delectable WILD BLUEBERRY PIE recipe from her new book, PIE IT FORWARD. View the demo video.

March 13, 2012
More Spring Break ideas from Traveling with Kids columnist Elaine Labalme: combine education with recreation at the Kennedy Space Center on the east coast or take the Hoover Dam Tour out west. Each one is an A+ experience!

March 12, 2012
New Food Article: A Sticky Situation: An Introduction to the Complex (and Sweet) World of Honey. Stephanie Zonis delves into the entire world of honey, including an introduction to honey, its various forms and some of the chief issues in honey and beekeeping today.

March 11, 2012
Julia Child Book in Paperback: As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto, by Julia Child and Joan Reardon and originally published in 2010, is now out in paperback. This book of dishy missives is a book of food, friendship and the making of a masterpiece.

March 10, 2012
New St. Patrick's Day Dessert: Luck o' the Irish Cake Pops

March 9, 2012
Different Types of Salt: My new post is ready for you to enjoy on my womensforum.com blogpost.

March 8, 2012
Spring Break Travel Suggestion: With Spring Break right around the corner, it's time to break out the flip-flops and head for the beach. Traveling with Kids columnist Elaine Labalme likes Cancun, Mexico and tells you how to spend a week in this sybaritic setting.

March 7, 2012
New Cookbook: Eat Like a Dinosaur: Recipe & Guidebook for Gluten-free Kids by Paleo Parents. These tasty kid-approved recipes, lunch boxes and projects will steer your child toward meats, vegetables, fruits, nuts and healthy fats with an illustrated children's story describing the paleo diet.

March 6, 2012
New Chocolate Truffle Article: Artisan Chocolate Truffles, And The Spices That Love Them: Cumin. Chef Eric Cayton, showcases cumin that is used all over the world, by many different cultures and for many different uses; most notably in Northern Mexico and South Western US "Tex Mex" cuisines, Middle Eastern cuisines, and as an essential ingredient in Indian curry mixtures.

March 5, 2012
New Wine Article: Première Bordeaux - Semaine Prochaine – Mardi Matin. Jon Rusciano visits Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Lalande and Chateau Pichon-Longueville-Baron. This is part of Jon's My Bordeaux Adventures series.

March 4, 2012
St. Patrick's Day March 17th Pub Crawl in LA: This St. Patrick’s Day, you can enjoy as much Guinness and Jameson as you like, just as long as you remember to enjoy them responsibly. Lucky for you, there is a list that not only features some of LA’s favorite Irish pubs, but also includes bars that are easily accessible via Metro. For information, click here.

March 3, 2012
Research Chefs Association Annual Conference & Culinology® Expo: Join over 1,200 of the most innovative food product development professionals for the only R&D show focused on the fast growing discipline of Culinology – the blending of culinary arts and food science -- March 21st -24th in San Antonio, Texas. For information, click here.

March 2, 2012
New Cookbook: The 150 Best Slow Cooker Recipes, by Judith Finlayson. This updated and revised edition features original favorites plus 75 new recipes that have been carefully sourced and selected by the author from some of her previous bestsellers. It means more fish, seafood and vegetarian favorites as well as whole-grain offerings.

March 1, 2012
March eNewsletter: March Madness. Sally offers finger foods and cupcakes to dips and spreads to share with friends and family this month. Also new 2012 Cookbooks and save over 10% on parking at San Francisco SFO Airport with exclusive SFTravel coupon codes though May 1, 2012.

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