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by Sally Bernstein

Friday, December 31, 2010
Traditional New Year's Recipes: Escargots a Champignons, French Onion Soup, Filet of Beef Wellington, Broccoli Mold, and Chocolate Soufflé.

Thursday, December 30, 2010
New Year's Article: Sparkling Wines for New Year’s Eve 2009--Sally compares styles and prices of wines for New Year's Eve celebrations.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010
New Year's Article: Important: 6 Tips for a Happier New Year by Mr. Bad Food by John McGran.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010
New Article: Sparkling & Still Wines for New Year’s Eve 2010--Sally compares styles and prices of wines for New Year's Eve celebrations.

Monday, December 27, 2010
USA Today: Sally's opinion ran in the Weekend Edition of USA Today in answer to a winter travel comment: Other views on snowy travel--"I look at the winter chill as an opportunity to bundle up, get outside to ski, sled and skate. You get to be a kid again!" — Sally Bernstein, travel blogger and editor in chief of Sally's Place.

Sunday, December 26, 2010
Happy Kwanzaa!

Saturday, December 25, 2010
Merry Christmas!

Friday, December 24, 2010
Sally appeared on NBC San Diego Early Show discussing stocking stuffers: see the first 5 items on Products...Sally Recommends.

Thursday, December 23, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Legal Sea Foods Gourmet Gift Division offers a great selection of superior quality fresh fish and shellfish products. Schedule a delivery online and enjoy an outstanding gourmet seafood dinner at home or give as a gift delivered to their door.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Wagon Depot: Bicycles, Wagons & Ride On Toy Store.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Coffee Gift Boxes containing Exclusive & Rare Coffee at animalcoffee.com/ including Kopi Luwak.

Monday, December 20, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Flowers & Gifts - Send Now--Flowerpetal.com offers hundreds of holiday choices.

Sunday, December 19, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: James Allen Beautiful Engagement Rings--for that special someone! See their holiday special through December 31, 2010.

Saturday, December 18, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Order these just-baked Panettone and Pandoro, delicious Italian Christmas Classics from Gustiamo, who sells Italy's Best Foods here in the U.S. These breads are freshly baked by Luigi Biasetto, master baker/pastry chef and award winner, in Padova, Italy. Watch the video to learn more.

Friday, December 17, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Here is a delicious idea for the New Year: Give your relatives or friends a gift certificate to veteran food writer GraceAnn Walden's fun and educational walking tours of San Francisco neighborhoods. All 5 hour tours include either a lunch (North Beach or the Mission) or dinner (Chinatown). For more information and to order email: gaw@sbcglobal.net

Thursday, December 16, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Special discount for Sally’s Place visitors. Get 20% off your holiday and new year’s cookbook gift purchases from Chefs Press Cookbook Publishers. Use discount code, 20coup, at chefspress.com/bookstore. Books include: FROM TERRA'S TABLE by Jeff Rossman; TOP TABLES CORONADO; and CICCIOTTI’S KITCHEN by Gaetano Cicciotti.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: The Hickory Farms Party Planner gift box is a welcome favorite and helps fight childhood hunger in America. Lucky gift recipients will enjoy savory treats like the Signature Summer Sausage, Original Cheese Ball, mustards and crackers. Plus, for every Party Planner Gift Box sold this year, Hickory Farms will contribute $5 to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Chocolatier Jeff Shepherd of Lillie Belle Farms Handmade Chocolates is producing Smokey Blue Truffles. These 12 generous truffles are made with the perfect combination of the Rogue Creamery's award winning Smokey Blue Cheese, organic milk, chocolate and toasted almonds. These are one of the best savory truffles ever created. Enjoy it as an appetizer or a dessert! $25 for 12 truffles.

Monday, December 13, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Hale Groves Gift Fruit Baskets are available with citrus fruit, assorted fruit and fruit towers. Hale Groves offers oranges, pears, apples and dried fruits, to name only a few. Look for online specials and be prepared to enjoy some tasty fruit. Since 1947 Hale Groves fruit baskets have been bringing you elegant and delicious assorted fresh fruit -- the perfect gift! You'll find 3 monthly fruit clubs and gourmet food items such as chocolates, honey, jellies, baked goods and fruitcakes.

Sunday, December 12, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Gourmet Sardinia
Tabletop Gift Box--This easy to gift crate has a sliding door and is filled with the essentials for any Italian tabletop including: Fruttato Extra Virgin Olive Oil (best enjoyed crudo, or raw, its intense flavor and buttery texture will enhance any dish); Antonio Aged Balsamic Vinegar (this delicious, aged balsamic vinegar from Modena is perfect for drizzling); and Trudeau Salt and Pepper Grind (filled with multi-colored pepper corns in a sleek stainless steel design). $55

Saturday, December 11, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: The Most Expensive Pasta Sauce in the World from Dave's Gourmet. Dave's Gourmet is tempting your taste buds this holiday season with a new pasta sauce. Hand crafted, this delicate lobster and white truffle sauce comes hand packaged in a beautiful gift box. Retailing for $100, this sauce is an amazing holiday gift for the connoisseur of fine flavors. Contact Dave's Gourmet at 1-800-758-0372 or info@davesgourmet.com.

Friday, December 10, 2010
Holiday Gift Book Idea: Cocktail Town San Francisco offers 80 pages, including color photographs, to help you experience the venues, their mixologists, new ingredients, techniques and combinations of spirit and herb, vegetable and fruit. Step into the top cocktail venues in San Francisco. Click here to order.

Thursday, December 9, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: 10% Discount Offer from La Tienda. La Tienda has created a promotion code for you to use when you purchase their Spanish products. Sally's Place visitors will receive 10% off orders placed when you enter the promotion code SPHOL10 at check out. This offer expires at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time December 31, 2010.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Holiday Gift Idea: Enjoy authentic Italian espresso & brewed coffee from illy. Free shipping on all orders over $50!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Better Homes and Gardens Magazine: first ever iPad application, Celebrate The Holidays with Better Homes and Gardens, is available for purchase on iTunes for $3.99. The app is designed to be a one-stop party planning source for anyone seeking festive and innovative ideas for the holiday season.

Monday, December 6, 2010
Holiday Host Guide iPad application created by Robb Report: the ultimate resource for selecting the finest food, beverages, glassware and ideas for holiday entertaining. $2.99

Friday, December 3, 2010
Keeping Food Warm on Sabbath: GE meets the needs of observant Jewish consumers with a Star-K-certified Sabbath mode feature on hundreds of its cooking appliances.

Thursday, December 2, 2010
New Wine Article: Jon Rusciano, in his series Exploring the Vineyards of California, shares Visiting Eden Canyon Vineyards in Paso Robles, California.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Holiday eNewsletter: It is that time of the year again! See what we have to offer, from engagement rings, bikes, lodging and flowers to fruits, candies, seafood, coffee, gift baskets, Italian food products and more.

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