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February, 2009 eNewsletter

by Sally Bernstein

In this Issue:
What's New | Specials | New Articles | Sally Recommends | February Is

What's New

We have a new Chief Executive Officer: Bette Levine from Denver, Colorado. Bette has been a strategic planning and research consultant for 30 years, working with major consumer products companies. Everyone who emails Bette, either a "hello" or a suggestion for the website, by February 28th will automatically be entered into a drawing for a free cookbook. Welcome Bette!

Happy Valentine's Day! Sally's Place has MANY chocolate and dessert recipes, just perfect for a Valentine's Day celebrations:

  • Be My Valentine by Flo Braker showcases two delightful recipes: Double Kisses and Tiffany's Heart Cake.

Sally's Place Specials

My Kids' Cookies
"With your first bite of a My Kids' Cookies you'll be whisked back to the days of warm cookies and cold milk waiting for you on the kitchen table after school.  Indulging in one of our cookies is like sitting down with your Mom and telling her about your day - it will bring a smile to your face." My Kids' Cookies is glad to offer a 10% discount to Sally's Place visitors.  Just enter the code "Sal10" during the month of February and 10% will be deducted off the purchase of cookies (not applicable towards shipping costs).

Hot Sauce Gifts, Salsas, Gift Packs, BBQ and  Private Label options at a great price. Excellent customer service and a down to earth sales experience "Ignite the Fire Within". Gourmet Mike's is glad to offer a 5% discount to Sally's Place visitors. Just enter the code "sally" during the month of February.

Split Bean Coffee
Receive a free sample of coffee with any purchase made at www.splitbeancoffee.com in February.  Order by February 8th and you will be entered in a drawing for a $50.00 gift certificate.

New Articles


Wine & Travel

  • "Touring Napa Valley, California" by Jon Rusciano — Highlights include Beau Wine Tours, Sullivan Vineyards, Trefethen Family Vineyards and the Martini House restaurant.


  • "Riviera Resort & Spa" Sally enjoys this newly renovated resort in Palm Springs, California, former home to the Rat Pack. A luxurious spa, two sparkling swimming pools, fine dining and 406 guest rooms and suites is what you will find.

Diabetes by Linda Gassenheimer


Sally Recommends

Dave's Gourmet
Dave's Gourmet, Inc. has a new, incredibly hot and tasty sauce called the Ghost Pepper Sauce. As the name implies it is based upon the Ghost Pepper or Naga Jolokia. This pepper is definitely the hottest in the world and has a wonderful unique flavor. Originally from India, Dave's Gourmet now grows these chilies in Costa Rica. This is one very scary Ghost.  Get yours today.
Julia Baker Chocolates
This Valentine's Day, Julia Baker will seduce chocolate devotees nationwide with her sublime handmade confections. Julia's signature chocolate recipes include truffles and hand-cut artisan chocolates, ranging in flavors from decadent dark ganache to passion fruit.
Cooking for Solutions
Seafood event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California, will be held May 15-16 and feature such renowned chefs as Alton Brown and Thomas Keller. Great chefs, gourmet cuisine and fine wines make this one of the culinary events of the year — an elegant way to discover how your healthy choices protect the health of the soil, water and ocean wildlife.

February Is

Canned Food Month; Great American Pie Month; National Cherry Month; National Grapefruit Month; National Snack Food Month; Bake for Family Fun Month; Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month; Sweet Potato Month; National Candy Month; Chocolate Month; Potato Lovers Month; Bread Machine Baking Month; National Egg Month; National Hot Tea Month; National Meat Month; National Oatmeal Month; National Soup Month; National Wheat Bread Month; and Prune Breakfast Month.

February 2: Bottle Cap patented
February 9: Hershey's Chocolate founded in 1894
February 12: Plum Pudding Day
February 14: Valentine's Day
February 15: National Gum Drop Day
February 19: National Chocolate Mint Day
February 20: Cherry Pie Day; Toothpick patented in 1872
February 21: Clam Chowder Day
February 23: National Personal Chef's Day
February 24: National Tortilla Chip Day; Mardi Gras: always 46 days before Easter; also known as Fat Tuesday; Pancake Day.
February 26: National Pistachio Day; National Chili Day

Happy February,

Sally Bernstein
Editor in Chief

P.S. "There are four basic food groups: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate and chocolate truffles." —Anonymous. February 17, 2005

Note: This information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the businesses in question before making your plans.

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