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Wednesday, November 30, 2011
New Wine Book: The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain: A Regional Guide to the Best Producers and Their Wines, by Jesús Barquín, Luis Gutierrez and Victor de la Serna, showcases Spain's most prominent wine region, a new world within a very old world. The book is lavishly illustrated with photographs of the people and landscape and includes detailed maps.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
New Cookbook: A Well-Seasoned Kitchen, by mother and daughter Sally Clayton and Lee Clayton Roper, is a gold medal-winning treasury of over 180 delicious recipes, creative menus, beautiful 4-color photos and poignant memories of cooking and entertaining together.

Monday, November 28, 2011
New Article: Giving Chocolate Gifts. Stephanie Zonis gives us some guidance for giving that perfect chocolate gift. Get as much up-front information as possible, especially the dark-milk-white preference.

Sunday, November 27, 2011
Dave's Gourmet Contest: WIN UP TO $1 MILLION IN ROYALTIES!! Dave's Gourmet is proud to announce a contest where home cooks, chefs, and foodies alike can win a chance at up to $1 Million in royalties! The contest is trying to crowdsource fantastic sauces by having people with incredible sauces send them to Dave's Gourmet. The contest went live on October 15th and ends on December 31, 2011, via the Dave's Gourmet website at www.DavesGourmet.com.

Saturday, November 26, 2011
New Wine Article: Première Bordeaux - La Ville. Jon Rusciano travels "across the pond" to visit wineries but spends some weekend time in the City of Bordeaux. This is part of Jon's My Bordeaux Adventures series.

Friday, November 25, 2011
Online Holiday Shopping: Appitalism.com combines a social community with an online store, enabling consumers to discover, discuss and download digital media from a catalog of over ten million premium apps, songs, books, games and videos compatible with a broad range of digital devices including smartphones, tablets, PCs and eBook readers.

Thursday, November 24, 2011
Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Thanksgiving Video Contest: iFood.tv, a leading online food portal would like to share their 2011 Thanksgiving Recipe Battle. They are pitting 13 delicious Thanksgiving recipe videos against each other, and it’s up to YOU to decide who wins!

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Monday, November 21, 2011
Thanksgiving is this week. Plan ahead for Leftover Makeovers. For recipes, click here.

Sunday, November 20, 2011
Cyber Monday: Goode Company of Houston, Texas, best known throughout the country for their delicious barbecue and Brazos Bottom Pecan Pie, is hosting an all-day Cyber Monday promotion, full of hourly deals on Monday, November 28th. For information, click here.

Saturday, November 19, 2011
New Cookbook: 750 Best Appetizers: From Dips and Salsas to Spreads and Shooters, by Judith Finlayson and Jordan Wagman, offers a selection to suit every possible occasion -- from a dress-down backyard barbecue to the most elegant sit-down dinner.

Friday, November 18, 2011
New Cookbook: Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Cookbook: Celebrate America's Great Flavors, by Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas and Sally Jackson. The Food Network celebrity and renowned chef-restaurateur created his Bar Americain restaurants as our country’s answer to French bistros—to celebrate America’s regional flavors and dishes, interpreted as only Bobby Flay can.

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award: Marking an unprecedented coup for San Diego’s hospitality industry, The Grand Del Mar has achieved a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award, making it the first and only hotel in San Diego to ever attain Five Stars and the only property in California to earn three 2012 Five-Star awards for Lodging, Spa and Dining.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Pre-Holiday Book Special: The Spice Kitchen: Everyday Cooking with Organic Spices, by Katie Luber and Sara Engram, combines all the things we love about spices – a glimpse at their exotic history, some spicy lore and, most of all, ways of using spices in food we prepare everyday. $10 off for one week. For information, click here.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
BevMo! Holiday Beer Fest in San Francisco: Saturday, November 19th at Fort Mason. For information and tickets, click here.

Monday, November 14, 2011
New Travel Article: Nashville Country--Flooded city cleaned up; offers food, music, and so much more!, by Ron Hurst, is a very long and detailed account of Nashville since the floods of May, 2010. The article includes things to see and do, hotels, restaurants, and more in various parts of the city.

Sunday, November 13, 2011
Addison Six-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner to Benefit Bocuse d’Or USA: Chef William Bradley and Three Other Award-Winning Chefs Will Prepare Six-Course Repast at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego, California on Thursday, November 17th. For information, click here.

Saturday, November 12, 2011
Colonial Williamsburg Golf Stay and Play Package: The Golden Horseshoe's Green Course celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2011. For $199, stay at the Williamsburg Lodge and play one round of golf. For details, click here.

Friday, November 11, 2011
See my new womenforum.com blogpost titled Top 10 Food & Wine Bucket List: Some food, some wine and some travel make up my bucket list. I have accomplished a few, a few come from other people’s suggestions but they are all things near and dear to my heart.

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Hotel Awards: Fodor’s, the leading name in travel guides announced the Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards 2011 selections today as determined by Fodor’s editors and travel experts, highlighting excellent service and stylish accommodations that make every hotel stay unforgettable. For information, click here.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Foodiacs.com: New online community shares exclusive offerings for those passionate about food. Foodiacs.com connects you with product offerings that are exclusive to the site. Think fig jams, a grow-it-yourself box garden of pearl oyster mushrooms, salt, brownie brittle and more. For information, click here.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival: On December 9th -- 13th this 5-day festival comes complete with award-winning chefs, winemakers, and Food Network personalities for unforgettable dinners and parties sure to delight any foodie! For information, click here.

Monday, November 7, 2011
New Cookbook: Make the Bread, Buy the Butter: What You Should and Shouldn't Cook from Scratch -- Over 120 Recipes for the Best Homemade Foods, by Jennifer Reese, is original, informative and entertaining. You'll find 120 recipes with "make or buy" recommendations.

Sunday, November 6, 2011
New Cookbook: The Meatball Shop Cookbook, by Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow, is based on Daniel and Michael’s successful Meatball Shop restaurant in New York City's Lower East Side. You'll find over 80 recipes for more than 30 different types of meatball recipes.

Saturday, November 5, 2011
Best of New York: If you need tickets to Broadway Shows, Tours, Attractions, New York Deals or Hotels, check out this website. For information, click here.

Friday, November 4, 2011
New Cookbook: The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking by The French Culinary Institute follows the outline of the FCI’s complete 12-week bread-making course. Serving not only as a reference in the classroom, but also as a guide for professionals, amateur chefs, and home cooks who desire total immersion in the art of bread baking.

Thursday, November 3, 2011
New Cookbook: Robin Takes 5: 500 Recipes, 5 Ingredients or Less, 500 Calories or Less, for 5 Nights/Week at 5:00 PM, by Food Network Robin Miller, is a 480 page book with lots of healthy meal suggestions.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Top Chefs: Texas premiers tonight on Bravo at 10/9 p.m. CST. Season 9 kicks off in Texas with 26 contestants. For information, click here.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
November eNewsletter: Gobble Gobble. Sally brings in the holiday season with our Top 20 Thanksgiving recipes, two of which are Pie Pumpkin Stuffed with Apples and Cranberries and Stuffed Round Zucchini. Don't miss our discount coupon at the bottom from GourmetMike's.

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