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by Sally Bernstein

February 28, 2003
Vacation on Lake Tahoe, California: whether your visit is now to snow ski or July to water ski, relax and enjoy the natural wonders of the Lake Tahoe region. More beautiful country is hard to find!

February 26, 2003
Hot Off The Press! With Jennifer Trainer Thompsonās CARIBBEAN COCKTAILS, escape to an island paradise is just an ice cubeās throw away. Youāll find yourself in libation nirvana with this thirst-quenching collection of over 60 delicious cocktail recipes, including Mojitos and Le tiā Punch and tropical appetizers such as Papaya and Lobster Salad or Caribbean Samosas with Coconut and Ginger Mojo.

February 24, 2003
Wine writers Sara & Monty Preiser share the joys of wine in this new series called "It's Time For Wine."

February 22, 2003
The Best of Korean Cuisine by Karen Hulene Bartell contains over 100 authentic recipes such as Barbecued Beef Sirloin, Capon with Ginseng and Korean Dates, Azalea Pancakes, and Persimmon Punch as well as seasonal fare, holiday feasts and foods suggested by the lunar calendar.

February 20, 2003
Offered as a lively and comprehensive alphabetical discussion of some 350 types of wine grapes, Oz Clarke's Encyclopedia of Grapes could double as a crush course in viticulture as taught by the award-winning, U.K.-based wine writer. Colorful photos and maps make this book special.

February 18, 2003
Jacques Pepin, world-renowned chef, author, instructor and the host of popular cooking programs on public television, has become the newest Honorary Trustee for Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts in Napa, California.

February 16, 2003
Expanding its leadership role in professional culinary education to the world of professional wine education, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) has significantly
expanded its wine curriculum and created two new professional wine certifications at CIA Greystone, the Institute's West Coast branch in the heart of the Napa Valley, California.

February 14, 2003
Happy Valentine's Day!

February 13, 2003
In A Valentine's Day to Remember Pam Williams shares her yummy recipes for Chocolate Cigars and Flourless Chocolate Cake.

February 12, 2003
Courtney Febbroriello is the wife of cook Christopher Prosperi of Metro Bis in Simsbury, Connecticut. She has written Wife of the Chef, the true story of a restaurant and romance. Those who have suffered the indignities and long hours of the restaurant business will appreciate her no-nonsense descriptions of the fierce competition for the best ingredients, wines and employees; the politics of reviewing; the financial woes; and the customers who can't make up their minds.

February 10, 2003
Valentine Treats by Sara Perry offers recipes and crafts for the whole family. Nothing says "I love you" like gifts made from the heart, and anyone struck with Cupid's arrow will find plenty of inspiration in Valentine Treats from nostalgic Antique Valentines to a Sweetheart Candy Box to the sweet Pitter Patter of your Pancakes to Chocolate Cookie Truffles to no-fuss Peanut Butter with Love Sandwiches to Pixie Postcards.

February 9 ,2003
Lonely Planet and Mobile Digital Media have teamed up to release the PalmPak Worldwide Cities Travel Card featuring 20 Lonely Planet CitySync cities and updated for Palm 0S 5 devices including Palm Inc.'s new Tungsten product line.

February 7, 2003
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve 1999 bottles are on the shelves. Don't miss the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah, all from California. K-J's philosophy is to search out the perfect match of climate, soil and grape variety.

February 5, 2003
Carolyn Wyman follows Spam: A Biography with JELL-O: A Biography to honor the shimmering staple now in its second century. Invented in 1897 by Pearle Wait, the processed food was ahead of its time and immediately worked its sweet way into the hearts and stomachs of America. Chock full of history, lore and ephemera as well as recipes for main courses and desserts, ideas for crafts, and just plain silly stuff, this one little volume delivers, just as "the dainty dessert" has always done.

February 3, 2003
The traditional Chinese New Year begins at sunset on the day of the second New Moon following the winter solstice. GraceAnn Walden shares her knowledge of Dim Sum, a traditional Chinese New Year's food.

February 1, 2003
Happy Chinese New Year! Year of the Ram.

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