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Think Green: herbs, salads and seeds!
Mid-May 2010

Angelica Herb


Bay Leaf




Cilantro and Coriander




Lemon Balm

Lemon Grass




Oregano...or is it Marjoram?


Parsley, Sage, Rosemary or Thyme?

Rose Scented Geraniums


Salad Burnet

















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May is the month to think green! 

Sally's Place has a complete herb section, where Linda Gilbert, owner of Broadway Catering and Events in Sonoma, California, has written about the herbs she grows in her home garden in northern California. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary or Thyme anyone?  Each article includes a recipe.

Think salads and we have many salad recipes from A to Z.   And if you are into growing your own food, head over to the Burpee  website for seeds, plants and supplies for home gardeners.
Start looking for recipe ideas to use you CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture.  Look no further than our Community Supported Agriculture articles by Arlene Krasner. 

And don't miss our Culinary Travel coupon at the very bottom of this eNewsletter.

All the best in food, wine, and travel.

Happy Mid-May!
Sally Bernstein
Editor in Chief

Sally Recommends Great Gifts for Father's Day (June 20th)

garric cellarsGarric Cellars is a producer of high quality Cabernet Sauvignon from world-class vineyards in the Napa Valley. Owners Ricardo Cajulis and Gary Ochwat are offering Sally's Place visitors a discounted price off of their 2006 vintage. The price is $595 for a case of 12 bottles, $325 for 6 bottles and $59 per bottle (these prices include tax and shipping). Email Ricardo at: for more information.

Maker's Mark Bourbon Chocolates bourbon_chocolates
A bottle of bourbon certainly is a more traditional gift for Father's Day, but why not surprise Dad with Maker's Mark bourbon chocolates? The decadent sweets have a dark chocolate outside, rich nougat center laced with Maker's Mark and are crowned with a single toasted pecan. Click here to order.

lobster_gramDo Something Spectacular for Dad this Father's Day! Lobster Gram has everything you need to give Dad the Gift of Gourmet Memories that last a lifetime!  Show Dad exactly how you feel about him with the Marvelous Lobster Feast with Maine Tails or send him your love and thanks with the Luxurious Lobster Feast featuring Live Lobsters! No matter the gift you choose, rest easy knowing you are giving the unique experience of gourmet indulgence that will stay with Dad for years to come!  Click here to order.

Gourmet Sardinia
sweet myrtleOur cookbook "Sweet Myrtle & Bitter Honey", by Efisio Farris, is an award winning Italian cookbook that is perfect for men. It walks guys through easy recipes that highlight fish,wild game, and meat that are great for grilling and entertaining. It's a story of a Sardinian islander who enjoys cooking with fresh ingredients in a non fuss simple rustic way. Men love reading Efisio's monologue and trying the recipes first hand. Click here to order.

La Molina Chocolates from Tuscany
gustiamo_la_molinaInventive flavors and century old methods of production characterize La Molina hand-crafted chocolates from Tuscany. Elegantly packaged, La Molina offers a taste for everyone: a combination of milk or dark chocolate and hazelnuts from Piemonte, candied orange, fresh Tuscan mint, Sicilian almonds, or simply pure high percentage cocoa bars for the connoisseur. Click here to order.

Vinturi White Wine Aerator
vinturi white wine aeratorIt's a longstanding myth that white wine does not need aeration. Actually, white wine displays the same improvements with aeration. Vinturi White Wine Aerator uses a different ratio of air to liquid in its "aeration engine." This aerator is designed exclusively for white wine. The package includes the Vinturi, a no-drip stand, and carrying pouch.
Vinturi Red Wine Aerator also available. Click here to order.

Does Dad need clothes for Father's Day?  Think Macy's for clothes, men's accessories, jewelry and fun electronic gadgets as well as home purchases. Click here to order.

Jelly Belly
jelly_bellyFather's Day is on its way!  The Jelly Belly Candy Company is offering MyJellyBelly where customers can personalize products any way they like. This will add a nice touch to any Father's Day gift. Click here to order.

Is Dad a Cook?
CDN TouchScreenTimerGive him the new CDN Touch Screen Timer & Clock. This appealing combination timer and clock operates at the touch of the screen and features a new, compact design. This dual-function unit features a large digital readout that makes it easy to read when near or far. The timer digits appear on the top, with the clock digits on the bottom. Each function is easily set with the touch of the screen. Click here to order.

Amazon Offers
apple iPadApple iPad MB292LL/A Tablet (16GB, Wifi)
Buy new: $608.56 Used available also.
Technical Details:
9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology. 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi). 16GB flash drive with 1Ghz Apple A4 custom-designed system on a chip.
Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology
Box Contents:iPad Dock Connector to USB Cable 10W USB Power Adapter Documentation. Click here to order.

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