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by Sally Bernstein

November 29, 2005
The "Naked Chef" Jamie Oliver, age 30, is part of the lifelike wax statues at Madame Tussauds in London. Demand from the public made this happen and the statue, clad in blue jeans, gym shoes and an apron, dispenses quips or "talks."

November 26, 2005
"Top Ten Quiet Boston Restaurants" by Travel Smart Newsletter.

November 25, 2005
The biggest shopping days of the year are today, or Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving when retailers go from being "in the red" - or unprofitable - to being "in the black" - or making a profit.) and Cyber Monday (the Monday after Black Friday, when you go back to work after Thanksgiving to begin to use your high-speed internet connection again). Think Sally's Place Shopping page.

November 24, 2005
Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2005
Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake: Sally shares her favorite Thanksgiving dessert recipe (photo included).

November 21, 2005
Hollywood's A-List Finds a Home at Hamasaku: Andrea Lita Rademan tells us about Toshi Kihara from Japan who is now the talk of the town (Los Angeles) when it comes to quality sushi, sashimi, tempura and Japanese-style bouillabaisse.

November 20, 2005
A True Thanksgiving Winner by Elaine Corn: secrets for a happy bird!

November 19, 2005
Chocolate Obsession : Confections and Treats to Create and Savor
by Michael Recchiuti & Fran Gage is a must-have for chocolate lovers. Opening with a complete discussion of chocolate from bean to bar, the book goes on to offer detailed instructions for dipped chocolates, truffles, and molded chocolates, including Recchiuti's signature ganache flavors: Earl Grey tea, burnt caramel, tarragon with grapefruit. Also featured are over 60 recipes for such sinfully delicious treats as Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Truffle Cream Filling, Double Dark Chocolate Soufflés, and Rocky Recchiuti Brownies.

November 15, 2005
125 Best Food Processor Recipes
by George Geary is for cooks using a food processor. This book will become the ultimate resource for its outstanding recipes. The wealth of timesaving tips and techniques will appeal to cooks at all skill levels.

November 14, 2005
Hidden Napa Valley
by Wes Walker is a unique portrait of California's beloved wine country. From its stunning landscape to its culture and gourmet sophistication (over 300 wineries), these striking images of the valley, captured throughout the season, illustrate the unique treasures and gems of California's prized vineyards.

November 13, 2005
Simple Soirees : Seasonal Menus for Sensational Dinner Parties
by Peggy Knickerbocker includes 100 of the author's favorite recipes, organized into seasonal menus with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients. The beautifully photographed menus are always stylish and often feature an element of surprise.

November 12, 2005
Donut Man Runs Rings Around the Competition: Andrea Lita Rademan tells us about Jim Nakano, the popular donut man in Glendora, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. Think buttermilk bars, glazed cream cheese, tiger tails, toasted coconut crumb, rainbow-sprinkled, nutmeg-flecked cake donuts and buttery cinnamon rolls.

November 11, 2005
New article: "Who Makes the Best Chocolate?" Stephanie Zonis shares recipes for Brutti ma Buoni al Cacao & Chocolate-Glazed Pumpkin Cake — and her Chocolate Find of the Month is Cocoa Puro.

November 10, 2005
Food for the Soul : Recipes and Stories from the Congregation of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church: a compilation of more than one hundred recipes, and the many stories behind them shared by its congregation, which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2008. Recipes include: Bahamian Seafood Cobbler, Soulful Chicken Stir-Fry, Whipping Cream Biscuits, and Mama Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie.

November 9, 2005
Brini Maxwell's Guide to Gracious Living : Tips, Tricks, Recipes, and Ideas to Make Your Life Bloom by domestic diva Brini Maxwell of the Style Network TV show "The Brini Maxwell Show." The book includes more than 100 household hints and recipes, funky full-color illustrations, and photographs of Brini in action.

November 8, 2005
Baking with Brother Boniface by Francis Kline and Boniface Schnitzbaur includes over 80 bread and cake recipes from the kitchen of Mepkin Abbey, a community of Trappist monks who reside at this remote monastery in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

November 7, 2005

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