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by Sally Bernstein

November 28, 2004
Monty Preiser updates his Hilton Head, South Carolina restaurant listing with old favorites and new spots.

November 27, 2004
Listen to Sally's recent audio interview of award winning cookbook author Patricia Wells.

November 26, 2004
How many kisses does Hershey's wrap per minute? 1300

November 25, 2004
Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2004
Sally visited Italy and learned a lot: Parmesan Cheese & Prosciutto — Flavors of Northern Italy.

November 21, 2004
MacCallum House Executive Chef Alan Kantor & Sally will teach a special holiday Beef Wellington cooking class in Mendocino on Saturday, December 18th at the elegant MacCallum House Suites.

November 19, 2004
One of the cuisines San Francisco, California is most noted for is called Dim Sum or “a little bit of heart.” Enjoy Robin Donovan’s new article: A Heart’s Delight: Savoring Dim Sum in San Francisco.

November 18, 2004
Today, the third Thursday of November, marks the release of Beaujolais Nouveau . The regular Beaujolais will be available in the spring of 2005. Because Beaujolais Nouveau is unfinished wine, it should usually be consumed at 55 degrees and within six months. Enjoy!

November 16, 2004
A few spaces remain in the Mendocino Cooking Class this coming weekend at the MacCallum House where Sally & Executive Chef Alan Kantor will be cooking 4 different mushrooms recipes.

November 15, 2004
The Skunk Train in Fort Bragg & Willits, California is offering a Mushroom and Wine train on Sunday, November 21st.  Board the regular train at 9:45 and depart the depot at 10:00.  A private car is designated for the trip, which will include mushroom presenters, Barra Winery pouring their wines, a stop at Camp Mendocino to view mushrooms in their  habitat, and lunch on board on the return trip.  The cost for everything is $50.00 - which is only $15.00 more than the regular fare. Come join the fun!

November 14, 2004
San Francisco’s #1 ranked Nuevo Latino restaurant  favorite, Destino at 1815 Market  between Guerrero and Valencia has added Sunday night dining just in time for the holiday get together season. Special kid friendly items such as Chicken Tenders with Tamarind Ketchup and Peruvian Pizza with Grilled Corn will be featured on Sundays to create a family oriented alternative to standard taco fare.  Call  (415) 552-4451 or go online to http://www.destinosf.com for reservations at this jewel.

November 13, 2004
Sally's Place Beijing Foreign Correspondent Rachel Timmons discusses the components of true Chinese cuisine, and gives a breakdown of the four major regional styles: North, South, East and West.

November 12, 2004
More Thanksgiving recipe suggestions from MacCallum House Executive Chef Alan Kantor: Shiitake Fried Rice, Caramelized Day Boat Scallops, Dungeness Crab and Shaved Fennel Salad with Satsuma Tangerines, Honey-Cranberry Vinaigrette, Wild Mushroom Hash and Roast Duck Leg Confit on Wild Mushroom Risotto.

November 11, 2004
Thanksgiving Day (November 25th) in America is a time to offer thanks, of family gatherings and holiday meals. A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. A time for Indian corn, holiday parades and giant balloons. Diana's Desserts offers history and GREAT recipes.

November 10, 2004
Is this the first Thanksgiving you will cook? Elaine Corn shares her Thanksgiving Tips for Beginners.

November 9, 2004
Cookbook author and part-time Provence resident, Patricia Wells bring usLilla's Feast : A True Story of Food, Love, and War in the Orient
by Frances Osborne. At the end of her life, Frances Osborne's one-hundred-year-old great-grandmother Lilla was as elegant as ever-all fitted black lace and sparkling-white diamonds. But she rarely mentioned the Japanese prison camps in which she spent much of World War II, or the elaborate cookbook she wrote to help her survive behind the barbed wire. Lilla's Feast is a rich evocation of a bygone world, the inspiring story of an ordinary woman who tackled the challenges life threw in her path with an extraordinary determination.

November 5, 2004
Chef Rocco Dispirito has traded the stove for the mike as he no longer runs the kitchens at Union Pacific and Rocco’s in New York . Dispirito has replaced Arthur Schwartz as host of “Food Talk” on WOR -AM (710), weekdays at 11 a.m.

November 3, 2004
Single Gourmet DFW (Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas) is a social club for single professionals in their 30s - 60s.  We hold five or more events monthly -- fine dining, cooking classes, wine tastings, and international culinary and wine tours.  For more information, visit www.singlegourmetdfw.com.

November 1, 2004
Elaine Sosa Labalme adds another great article to her Traveling with Kids series. This one is about Las Vegas with Kids.

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