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by Sally Bernstein

Monday, August 31, 2009
New Food Article: New Columnist Jayne Cohen gets us ready for the Jewish Holidays with Jewish Holiday Cooking for Food Lovers.  Her first article is New Fruits at Rosh Hashanah and includes recipes for Brisket Braised in Pomegranate Juice, Moroccan-Spiced Carrot and Blake Grape Salad and Hungarian Plum Tart.

Saturday, August 30, 2009
Sally's Place BBQ Event: Sunday, August 30th at Bubba's Smokehouse BBQ in La Jolla, California. For details, click here.

Friday, August 28, 2009
Old Cookbook: With the success of the movie "Julie & Julia," the classic first volume of Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking enters the New York Times best-seller hardcover advice and how-to category book list at No. 1 on August 30th. To order your copy, click here.

Thursday, August 27, 2009
New Food Article: Community Supported Agriculture, by Arlene Krasner, covers Cucumbers, Celery and Zucchini, Oh My! with recipes for Cucumber Salad and Angel Hair Pasta with Tomatoes and Zucchini.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009
New Traveling with Kids Article: Elaine Sosa Labalme showcases Weekending with the Kids at Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, North Carolina. Seven-year-old Steven loves the water slides, nightly magic show, junior lifeguard training, mini golf course, and indoor water park.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009
New Grill Cookbook: Weber's Way to Grill: The Step-by-Step Guide to Expert Grilling, by Jamie Purviance, showcases more than 160 delicious new recipes and over 1,000 step-by-step photos. This is a complete grilling technique book for both newcomers and the more experienced.

Monday, August 24, 2009
New Travel Article: Planning for Roux House Party in Scotland with a BMW X5. Keith Allan and Lynne Gray experience Michel Roux and a country estate in Dumfriesshire, Scotland with their BMW X5.

Saturday, August 22, 2009
New Food Article: Community Supported Agriculture, by Arlene Krasner, highlights Chance Meetings at the Farmers Market with recipes for Cold Zucchini Soup and Nicoise Salad.

Friday, August 21, 2009
Updated Napa Restaurant List: Napa Valley Restaurants, California, by Monty Preiser, showcases over 80 restaurants--a VERY extensive list for locals and travelers.

Thursday, August 20, 2009
New Travel Book: Mike Colameco's Food Lover's Guide to New York City, by Mike Colameco, trusted New York food expert and TV/radio host. Mike covers restaurants, bakeries, wine bars, chocolatiers and markets.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009
New Cookbook: The New Portuguese Table, by David Leite, is a beautifully designed cookbook showcasing Leite's favorite recipes from home cooks and restaurant chefs in Portugal, Portuguese family and friends in the US, and his own kitchen experiments in New York.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009
New Wood-Fired Cookbook: Wood-Fired Cooking: Techniques and Recipes for the Grill, Backyard Oven, Fireplace, and Campfire, by Mary Karlin, offers 100 recipes ranging from Plank-Roasted Porterhouse or Grilled Naan to a hearth-baked Milanese Risotto, Leek and Asparagus Tart or Warm Chocolate-Chipotle Cakes. Karlin is passionate about this growing trend.

Monday, August 17, 2009
New Dessert Cookbook: Bite-Size Desserts: Creating Mini Sweet Treats, from Cupcakes and Cobblers to Custards and Cookies, by Carole Bloom, showcases 87 recipes created for home bakers who want small desserts with big flavors. The color photos will make your mouth water!

Friday, August 14, 2009
Paella Cookbook: Paella!: Spectacular Rice Dishes From Spain, by Penelope Casas, offers 58 enticingly authentic recipes, most drawn from Spain's eastern coast. The book also includes 25 recipes for tapas and first courses and another 25 for desserts.

Thursday, August 13, 2009
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Wednesday, August 12, 2009
New Chocolate Article: Vegan Desserts with Chocolate. Stephanie Zonis explores vegan desserts with chocolate and she gives us Wacky Cake as for her Recipe of the Month.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009
New Travel Article: Saab BioPower All the Way to Cringletie House in Scotland. Keith Allan and Lynne Gray have no grumbles with both their Saab and the Cringletie House, an over 130 year old country house with towers and turrets that has been restored to its former grandeur.

Monday, August 10, 2009
New Travel Article: Where to Eat and Drink in Southern Oregon: Great Places for a Meal, a Snack, or a Beverage. Stephanie Zonis covers food co-ops, chocolates, cheeses, meats, farmers' markets, coffee, wineries and vineyards, restaurants, and more in this comprehensive Southern Oregon piece.

Friday, August 7, 2009
Julie and Julia movie starts today!

Thursday, August 6, 2009
New Russian Box Article: Affordable Art Collecting in Difficult Times--The Magic of Russian Lacquer Boxes. Walter Glaser shares highlights of his collection of hand-painted Russian boxes.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009
New Food Article: Community Supported Agriculture, by Arlene Krasner, showcases The Return of Zucchini with Stuffed Zucchini and Berry Crumble recipes.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009
New Mesh Grocery Bags: Make your trip to the grocery store eco-friendly with reusable mesh produce bags from 3BBags.com. They are strong enough for heavy items, but see through so that the checkout codes are visible. These bags have a drawstring and are machine washable. It's one more easy way to go green and keep plastic out of the landfills.

Monday, August 3, 2009
New Food Article: Community Supported Agriculture, by Arlene Krasner, covers Portland's Fickle Weather and Happy Hour with Fava Bean Spread, Crostini and Stuffed Cabbage Rolls recipes.

Saturday, August 1, 2009
August eNewsletter: Sally's eNewsletter features her 10 Best Summer Cookbooks of 2009, Culinary Tourism, new articles and Audio Travel Interview Range Rovering to the Waterside Inn by Keith Allan and Lynne Gray.

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