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by Sally Bernstein

April 30, 2013 -- Raisin Day
Flo Braker recommends this recipe for Rum-Raisin Souffle Omelet: a sweet, spongy relative of the popular savory egg dish, which combines both whipped yolks and whipped whites with rum-soaked raisins in just a few easy steps.

April 29, 2013 -- National Shrimp Scampi Day
$150 Travel Discount for Sally’s Place Visitors: Cookbook author Aliza Green is leading a culinary tour to Puglia, Italy, "land of 1,000-year-old olive trees" for seven nights: October 2 - 9. For information, email cranberrybean@comcast.net or click here.

April 28, 2013 -- National Blueberry Pie Day
From Maine, and Judy Hausman, comes this simple recipe with a convoluted name: John's Grandma Thelma's Blueberry Pie.

April 27, 2013 -- Prime Rib Day
Ever wonder what Yorkshire Pudding is? It's probably easier -- and more savory -- than you thought. Try this recipe for Prime Rib with Yorkshire Pudding from cookbook author Lou Seibert Pappas.

April 26, 2013 -- National Pretzel Day
BottleRock Napa Valley: This food, wine, beer and music event will be held May 9 – 12 in Napa, California. For information, click here.

April 25, 2013 --- National Zucchini Bread Day
Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: The Mediterranean Diet & Seeds. How well do you know your seeds? Find out which are best for the Mediterranean Diet and everyday eating.

April 24, 2013 --- Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day

April 23, 2013 --- Picnic Day
New Article: Traveling with Kids columnist Elaine Labalme shares Kid-Friendly Zones: Columbus,Ohio where she and 11-year old Steven enjoy the zoo, CoSi, a Blue Jackets hockey game and lots of good food.

April 22, 2013 --- Jelly Bean Day
Happy Earth Day!

April 21, 2013 --- Chocolate-Covered Cashew Truffle Day
Summertime in Paso Robles, California:
this Central California town offers outdoor concerts, food and wine festivals, arts shows and the renowned California Mid-State Fair. For information, click here.

April 20, 2013 --- Lima Bean Respect Day
44th annual Robert Mondavi Winery Summer Concert Series: this year’s series kicks off on June 29th with Martina McBride and ends July 20th. For tickets, click here.

April 19, 2013---Amaretto Day
New Chinese Recipes by by Dorothy Huang, author of Chinese Cuisine, Made Simple: Stir-Fried Chicken with Vegetables, Ginger Crab Salad and Shu Mai Dumplings.

April 18, 2013 --- National Animal Cracker Day
New Cookbook: Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun, by Daphne Oz, cohost of ABC's The Chew, offers simple, practical, and personal advice to help you live your better life right now.

April 17, 2013 --- National Cheese Ball Day
West Coast Fishing Club announces 2013 David Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure: July 21st--25th. For information, click here.

April 16, 2013 --- National Eggs Benedict Day
New Cookbook: The Passionate Vegetable, by Suzanne Landry, reveals the pure simplicity and bountiful flavor of fresh vegetables with recipes that are easy and delicious. This book is for vegetarians or meat lovers.

April 15, 2013 --- Glazed Spiral Ham Day
New Article: 5 Food Shows That Inspire Us in the Kitchen. Deborah Thomas explains why reality television in the food industry is such a blessing. She covers Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern, No Reservations, Chopped, Cupcake Wars, and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

April 14, 2013 --- National Pecan Day
Sally's Place Recipe: Pecan Pie Bars by Pat Sinclair.

April 13, 2013 --- National Peach Cobbler Day
Sally's Place Recipe: Sally's Peach Cobbler uses fresh peaches and almond extract and is served over vanilla ice cream.

April 12, 2013 --- Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: Southern Food Recipes: My Mother’s Buttermilk Biscuits. Let’s take a look at what the South has to offer in terms of food!

April 11, 2013 --- National Cheese Fondue Day
IACP Announces 2013 Award Winners: Click here for the complete list of winners. Congratulations!

April 10, 2013 --- Cinnamon Crescent Day
New Cookbook: Gather, the Art of Paleo Entertaining, by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason, is designed to show those following a Paleo diet that you can live a grain-free lifestyle and still enjoy holidays and special events.

April 9, 2013 --- National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
Sally's Place Recipe: Chinese Almond Cookies, by Dorothy Huang, author of Chinese Cuisine, Made Simple.

April 8, 2013 --- National Empanada Day
New Travel Article: LEGOLAND® Hotel near San Diego, California. Sally enjoys the new Legoland® Hotel in Carlsbad, next door to the Legoland® California theme park--a heaven for kids ages 2--12.

April 7, 2013 --- National Coffee Cake Day
Sally's Place Recipes: Potato Coffee Cake, Almond Twist Coffee Cake, and Chocolate Swirl Coffee Cake.

April 6, 2013 --- Teflon Birthday (patented in 1938) and TV Dinner Birthday (released in 1954)
Travel Classics Writers Conference: Travel Classics West 2013 in Banff/Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada to be held August 15th--18th. For information, click here. Save $100 if you register before May 15th.

April 5, 2013 --- National Caramel Day
Land Based Earth Day Celebration and Pinole Creek Farm Grand Opening: Sunday, April 21st in Pinole, California. For information, click here.

April 4, 2013 — National Cordon Bleu Day
Bed & Breakfast Last Minute Tax Specials: find bed and breakfasts that are providing tax relief and tax break specials that can include discounts and some great getaway “inn”-centives at BnBFinder.com.

April 3, 2013 — National Chocolate Moose Day
New Book: Kosher Sutra, by Sally's Place contributor Arlene Krasner, is a food memoir which includes recipes. It's about the author's search for a meaningful life, ill-equipped as she was at times to articulate what that truly meant. A fun read!

April 2, 2013
April Is: April 1: Dishwasher Released in 1889; April 2: National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day; April 3: National Chocolate Moose Day; April 4: National Cordon Bleu Day; April 5: National Caramel Day and April 6: Teflon Birthday (patented in 1938) and TV Dinner Birthday (released in 1954).

April 1, 2013
April eNewsletter: Healthy Foods and Recipes. April brings World Health Day and Earth Day. What are your favorite healthy recipes? I'd like to hear about these on our Facebook discussion.

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