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January 31, 2014 -- National Brandy Alexander Day
Happy Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse!

January 30, 2014 -- National Croissant Day
Valentine's Day Wine: Banrock Pink Moscato: This Australian aperitif has delightful aromatic notes of fresh citrus and melon with a touch of sherbert and musk. Natural sweetness is balanced by a fresh acid finish and a gentle spritz. Serve chilled. $9.00

January 29, 2014 -- National Corn Chip Day
Food Tours: Vancouver Foodie Tours run seasonally between April and November and is an excellent way for first-time and seasoned visitors to Vancouver to connect with the city’s food culture on a bite-sized guided tour. For information, click here.

January 28, 2014 -- National Blueberry Pancake Day
Cheese Festival: California's Artisan Cheese Festival at the Sheraton Sonoma County in Petaluma will be held March 21--23. For information and tickets, click here.

January 27, 2014 -- Chocolate Cake Day
Stephanie Zonis writes all about chocolate cake; Pam Williams provides a recipe for Flourless Chocolate Cake; and Betty Fussell introduces us to her exotic Chocolate-Chili-Orange-Corn Cake.

January 26, 2014 -- National Peanut Brittle Day
New Article: Traveling with Kids: Kid-Friendly Zones: Quebec City, Canada by Elaine Labalme. As can be expected from a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Quebec City is history class and eye candy rolled into one. During the colder months, it emerges as a winter wonderland.

January 25, 2014 -- National Irish Coffee Day
Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: If you and your sweetheart are chocolate lovers, I offer the following classic French recipe originally titled “Mousse au Chocolat.” It is chocolate mousse that can be made in a 1-quart soufflé dish or eight individual heart-shaped soufflé dishes.

January 24, 2014 -- National Peanut Butter Day
New Article: Traveling with Kids: Kid-Friendly Zones: Montreal, Canada by Elaine Labalme, who says, "Montreal is lovely year round but the charms of this island city on the St. Lawrence River are undeniable during the winter months."

January 23, 2014 -- National Pie Day
Sally's Place recipe: Boston Cream Pie

January 22, 2014 -- National Blond Brownie Day
Salt Awareness Week: The World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) is sponsoring Salt Awareness Week from March 10 to March 16, 2014 to focus worldwide attention on the health risk of consuming too much salt in our diets. For information, click here.

January 21, 2014 - National Granola Bar Day
New Article: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia for Singles. Dana Hudson showcases plenty of good things in the city of brotherly love for the young and single.

January 20, 2014 -- National Buttercrunch Day
2014 Key West Food and Wine Festival to Tempt Appetites January 22-26: Now in its fifth year, the edible extravaganza spotlights Key West's lively culinary scene, talented chefs, indigenous ingredients and multifaceted flavors through gourmet galas and tastings, food and wine seminars and only–in–Key West experiences. For information, click here.

January 19, 2014 -- National Popcorn Day
Westchester Wine School bringing the French Wine Scholar Study & Certification Program To New York City: for information, click here.

January 18, 2014 -- National Peking Duck Day
Good Food Awards 2014 Winners Announced: For the complete list, click here.

January 17, 2014 -- National Hot Buttered Rum Day
Documentary Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Buffalo Wings: WING HUNT comes out just two weeks ahead of the Super Bowl, when Americans will eat more than 1.2 billion chicken wings. To see the documentary, click here.

January 16, 2014 -- National Fig Newton Day
La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in La Quinta, CA, Rolls Out the Red Lanterns for Chinese New Year: 4712, the Year of the Horse, will be celebrated Saturday, February 1 with a “Package of Good Fortune,” resort food and beverage specials and a value-added retail program. For information, click here.

January 15, 2014 -- National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day
2014 French Wine Society Study Trips: Rhône, Bordeaux, Provence, Bourgogne & Alsace! For information, click here.

January 14, 2014 -- National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
Food & Wine Event: Holiday Gift Package: Boca Bacchanal Food & Wine Weekend Getaway, Boca Raton, Florida, March 28-30. For information, click here.

January 13, 2014 -- National Peach Melba Day
Cruise with Vintners: Michael Mastrocola's MillenniuM (MmmmTravel!) 2014 winery hosts include Darioush, Signorello, Porter Family Vineyards, Frog's Leap, Turley Wine Cellars, Swanson, Talbott and Eberle. For information, click here.

January 12, 2014 -- National Marzipan Day
January is Napa Valley Restaurant Month: Over two-dozen celebrated restaurants will showcase artisanal foods and the creativity of the area’s renowned chefs on special multi-course Restaurant Month menus. Many of Napa Valley’s hotels are offering special lodging packages.

January 11, 2014 -- National Hot Toddy Day
Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: Great Foodie Non-Fiction Books. When you can’t be in the kitchen cooking, sometimes it’s just as fun to relax with a great book...about food, wine, cocktails or beer, of course.

January 10, 2014 -- National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
The Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco Celebrates Its 110th Anniversary Throughout 2014. Think historic tours, overnight packages, spa treatments, and food and beverages specials. For information, click here.

January 9, 2014 -- National Apricot Day
Sally's Place Apricot Almond Chicken recipe.

January 8, 2014 -- National English Toffee Day
For some of the VERY BEST Toffee I've tasted, order Schneider Kitchens Toffee, Made by Hand in Small Batches in Houston, Texas.

January 7, 2014 -- National Tempura Day
New Wine Article: Bordeaux Avec mes Amis – Neuf. Jon Rusciano and his friends visit Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou and Chateau Margaux.

January 6, 2014 -- National Shortbread Day
Sally's Place Ginger Almond Shortbread recipe.

January 5, 2014 -- National Whipped Cream Day
23 mobile apps that are helping eaters, gardeners, and food enthusiasts live more environmentally sustainable, less wasteful, healthy, and delicious lives. To see the list, click here.

January 4, 2014 -- National Spaghetti Day
Sally's Spaghetti Sauce

January 3, 2014 -- National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
New Paleo Article: Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets for the Paleo Chef. Josh Santos shares the meaning of a Paleo diet, saying goodbye to sugar, diary, and grains and saying hello to fish, meat, fruits, and vegetables. He offers 6 gadgets essential for any paleo loving chef.

January 2, 2014 -- National Cream Puff Day
Key Largo Food Fest is a Flavorful Catch for the Family: Stone Crab & Seafood Festival; January 25-26; for information, click here.

January 1, 2014 -- National Bloody Mary Day
January eNewsletter: 2014 Food Trends

Happy New Year!

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