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by Sally Bernstein

Friday, April 30, 2010
Mother's Day Gifts: TODAY only - Get FREE Shipping on all orders at Numi Tea when you enter LoveMom at checkout. Minimum $25 purchase required. Expires April 30 at 12:01 AM.

Thursday, April 29, 2010
New Giada Cookbook: Giada at Home: Family Recipes from Italy and California, by Giada De Laurentiis, is chock-full of mouthwatering dishes for easy entertaining (Italian fried olives; whole wheat pita chips with mascarpone-chive dip; and vegetable parmesan), and this appealing collection is supplemented with informative, short essays on ingredients including olive oil and dried and fresh herbs.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Culinary Travel: PLAN NOW FOR SUMMER/FALL 2010! ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT TO GREAT SAVINGS! Make your reservation for 2010 cooking & sightseeing Poland tours with Poland Culinary Vacations by April 30, 2010 and receive 10% OFF*! Pay in full when booking and receive additional 10% OFF! PolandCulinaryVacations.com *limited offer, discount per person

Superlative Chocolates for Mother's Day: Antoine Amrani Chocolates--These fine chocolates are simple luxuries and small comforts that will make your Mom feel pampered and special. With Antoine Amrani Chocolates it's possible to experience excellence and the absolute finest. Think hearts, truffles, bon bons, and palets, all made with ingredients that are pure and entirely preservative-free. Click here to order.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Culinary Awards: The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) honored the world's top gastronomic talents at the 2010 Awards Gala on Thursday, April 22 at the Portland Art Museum, during the 32nd IACP Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. Click here for the list of winners.

Monday, April 26, 2010
Chefs Collaborative National Summit: Redefining Our Culinary Traditions, Building on the Past to Ensure a Sustainable Future will be held October 3rd--5th in Boston, Massachusetts.

Saturday, April 24, 2010
New Vegetarian Cookbook: The Vegetarian Slow Cooker: Over 200 Delicious Recipes, by Judith Finlayson, offers interesting and useful tips and most with mouth-watering photography. We tried a few of the breads and desserts and were surprised at how perfectly these turn out from a Slow Cooker. My favorite is the Plum Pudding. Some main meal favorites: Risi e Bisi, Classic French Onion Soup, Leek and Potato Cobbler with Stilton, and Vegetable Biriyani.

Friday, April 23, 2010
New Travel Article: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina--San Diego: Sally experienced a beautiful sunset from her balcony at the renovated Hyatt Regency Mission Bay in San Diego and a special meal at The Red Marlin.

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Earth Day Special: Numi Organic Tea is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day by giving tea shoppers 20% off their entire purchase on April 22nd ONLY. Use promo code EDay40 (one time use).

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
New Wine Article: Schramsberg Sparkling Enlightenment--Jon Rusciano enjoys Camp Schramsberg and learns a lot about methode champenoise.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
New Chocolate Article: The Chocolatiers’ Roundtable: Stephanie Zonis sits down (virtually) with four different chocolatiers, to get their views on everything from trends in the chocolate world to what they do better than anyone else. The chocolatiers are Jeff Shepherd of Lillie Belle Farms (www.lilliebellefarms.com); Antoine Amrani, of Antoine Amrani Chocolates (www.aachocolates.com); Fritz Knipschildt, of Knipschildt Chocolatier (www.knipschildt.com); and Martine Leventer, of Martine’s Chocolates (www.martineschocolates.com).

Monday, April 19, 2010
New Cookbook: Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood: Stories and Recipes to Share with Family and Friends, by country music star Trisha Yearwood, offers rib-sticking classics for both special occasions and weeknights, like sweet potato pudding, jalapeño hush puppies, and a Low country boil.

Friday, April 16, 2010
Mid-April eNewsletter: Mother's Day and More Culinary Travel Specials for You.

Thursday, April 15, 2010
Culinary Travel to Turkey: Turkish Flavours organizes culinary tours throughout Turkey delivering unforgettable culinary experiences. Mention "Sally's Place" and benefit from a US$150 discount per person off from their Explore Culinary Turkey Tours on May 11, June 15, September 21 & October 19, 2010. Email Selin Rozanes at selin@turkishflavours.com or browse  www.turkishflavours.com.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
New Cookbook: Steak with Friends: At Home, with Rick Tramonto, by celebrated chef and noted cookbook author Rick Tramonto & Mary Goodbody, offers sophisticated yet simple-to-prepare recipes that show home cooks how to reproduce the flavors and great steakhouse food from Rick's steak and seafood restaurants in the Chicago area.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Culinary Vacations in Tuscany, Sicily or Vermont: Cook with Deborah Krasner, the James Beard Award-winning author of THE FLAVORS OF OLIVE OIL (and the forthcoming GOOD MEAT) for six days in Tuscany, Sicily or Vermont. Two hands-on classes each day in Italian regional cuisine teach you how to use local, organic and seasonal products. For guest testimonials, sample programs, dates, accommodation details, and reservations, to www.culinaryvermont.com or www.italyonaplate.com. Receive a one hundred dollar discount if you mention “Sally’s Place.”

Monday, April 12, 2010
Culinary Travel to Italy: Cookbook author Pamela Sheldon Johns shares the pleasures of food and wine... at the table, in the kitchen, in an artisan's workshop, or simply strolling through the farmers' market. Pamela's world-class workshops in Tuscany, Campania, Piemonte, Emilia-Romagna, Sicily and Cinque Terre are wonderful experiences you'll cherish for years to come. Marche, Umbria, Puglia, Veneto, Sardinia, and Abruzzo available by request for groups of six or more. Leaf through the pages of our website to discover a world of culinary treasures. Mention 'Sally's Place" when you sign up for a workshop and you will receive a complementary bottle of "Sassi di Giove," Pamela's organic Sangiovese wine.

Sunday, April 11, 2010
New Meat Book: Deborah Krasner's Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Meat comes out September 1st but is available for pre-order on Amazon. This is a comprehensive book about humanely raised meat with tips on sourcing it, a thorough analysis of familiar and not-so-familiar meats (such as rabbit and goat), and more than 200 recipes for pork, beef, lamb, goat, poultry and game, including cuts that might be unfamiliar to many a carnivore.

Saturday, April 10, 2010
Free Taco on Tax Day: Taco Del Mar is giving away free tacos on tax day again! The quick-service casual Mexican restaurant chain, which features Baja beach-style burritos and tacos, is relieving tax day gloom with Free Tacos on Tax Day, Thursday, April 15th, at its locations nationwide. Can Get Free Taco 1099 Coupon here.

Friday, April 9, 2010
Women Chefs & Restaurateurs 2010 Conference Announced: Save the Date!!! November 6 – 8, 2010 in Pasadena, California.

Thursday, April 8, 2010
New Diet Book: The Perfect Formula Diet, by Dr. Janice Stanger, uses the full spectrum of fruits, vegetables, potatoes, beans, whole grains, nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices, and gives you a new diet option that many say is fail-proof.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Travel Destination: Los Angeles: "King Kong 360 3D" will re-emerge in Summer 2010 as a new signature attraction created under the direction of Peter Jackson on the famed Universal Studios Hollywood Studio Tour. Think Surround Digital 3D, jungle location, a swarm of hungry raptors, and 35' tall dinosaur behemoths.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
New Book: Appetite for America: How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built a Railroad Hospitality Empire That Civilized the Wild West, by Stephen Fried, is the first-ever biography of the man generally considered to be the founding father of the American restaurant and hospitality industries.

Monday, April 5, 2010
New Wine Article: Monty & Sara Preiser are critical of an event that pre ported to name The Top 100 Cabs of Napa ????? - Be Very Careful.

Sunday, April 4, 2010
Happy Easter!

Saturday, April 3, 2010
La Tienda: New Shipment from Spain. Just in time for Spring, they've received fresh shipments of hundreds of our foods and products from Spain! Here are a few that arrived in their warehouse this week: paella pans, harvest oil, cheese sampler, sweet white garlic, guindillas peppers, olive wood board, cazuela dish and more. Toorder, click here.

Friday, April 2, 2010
Delicious Chocolate Candy: Lillie Belle Farms Handmade Chocolates--Master Chocolatier and owner Jeff Shepherd makes artisan chocolates in his shop in Central Point, Oregon. His Lavender Sea Salt Caramels are divine and Jeff has a Chocolate of Month Club for 3, 6 or 9 months. Visit his shop in Central Point (about 4 ½ hours south of Portland), call to order 541-664-2815 or order online.

Thursday, April 1, 2010
April eNewsletter: More Culinary Travel is our April theme. We have lots of fun trips and specials and a new eNewsletter format. Come check it out!

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