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by Sally Bernstein

January 31, 2013
Super Bowl Recipes: Frozen Margaritas, Sangria, Cowboy Jim's Grilled Steak and Corn Salsa, Grilled Portobello Mushroom Panini and Spaghetti Squash Primavera.

January 30, 2013
Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes: Caviar Pie, Taco Dip, Grape Leaf Packages Filled with Mozzarella Cheese and Serrano Ham, and Seared Tuna with Toasted Cumin-Tomato Sauce.

January 29, 2013
Super Bowl Recipes: Barbecue Spareribs, Guacamole, Oysters Rockefeller, and Vegetables and Dip.

January 28, 2013
Valentine Gift Idea: Merula Extra Virgin Olive Oil ($16.95) from Salt Traders is soft and buttery and is grown, produced and bottled in Merida, Spain. To order, click here.

January 27, 2013
Chocolate: A Valentine's Day to Remember includes recipes for Chocolate Cigars and Basic Flourless Chocolate Cake.

January 26, 2013
Valentine Gift Idea: Cocoagraphs are artisan chocolate bars printed with edible Polaroid-style photographs. This Northern California company offers Belgian Milk Chocolate 40%, Biafra White Chocolate, Belgian Dark Chocolate 72% and Organic Dark Chocolate 60%. $12.50 --$30. For information, click here.

January 25, 2013
Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Foodies

January 24, 2013
March 15th Book Release: Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table, by Christopher Bakken, is part memoir, travel literature, and food writing. Bakken explores the traditions and history behind eight elements of Greek cuisine--olives, bread, fish, cheese, beans, wine, meat, and honey--and journeys through the country searching for the best examples of each.

January 23, 2013
New Restaurant Guide: Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chefs' Favourite Restaurants, by London-based journalist Joe Warwick (Phaidon, $20), features 400 chefs contributions and 2,300 venues worldwide. Where Chefs Eat will be released as iPhone and iPad apps later this month.

January 22, 2013
Wine News: Trader Joe's “Two-Buck Chuck” is going from the $1.99 price of the last 11 years (since its inception) to $2.49 in California and higher in states further from California, where the wine is bottled. Trader Joe's has sold 5 million cases each year of the Charles Shaw brand for a total of 60 million bottles total.

January 21, 2013
New Article: Top Ten Cities for You and Your Kids Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is a charming mix of old and new, the cradle of the American Revolution happily coexisting with waterfront development that looks to expand the city center, " says Elaine Labalme.

January 20, 2013
Good Food Award Finalists: Congratulations to the 99 winners from 2012 and their food communities for leading the way towards a tasty, authentic and responsible food system. For the list of winners, click here.

January 19, 2013
My American Pantry: Coming to a field near you. On January 6th My American Pantry (MAP) hosted it's first collective aerial photo shoot of Northern California Food artisans.They are looking for all food and drink makers to participate in the next round on February 2nd and 3rd to help grow the MAP photo atlas of American artisan food. For more information, click here.

January 18, 2013
New Cookbook: Betty Crocker Cookbook, Newlywed Edition, by Betty Crocker Editors, is a 720 page hardcover book. This 11th Edition contains a bonus 32-page full-color section especially for newlyweds, 1,500 recipes and more than 1,000 full color photos. The perfect wedding gift!

January 17, 2013
Today is the International Day of Italian Cuisines: Tiramisù, a piece of heaven in your mouth, is the Official Dish of the IDIC 2013. For information, click here.

January 16, 2013
Wine & Food Festival: Cancun- Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival: 30 exciting events March 14th--17th, with Celebrity Chefs, Star Wineries & Spirits. For tickets, click here.

January 15, 2013
Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Cellar Selections of 2012:
For information, click here.

January 14, 2013
New Cookbook: The Kosher Baker: Over 160 Dairy-free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy, by pastry chef and teacher Paula Shoyer, shows that without access to butter, cream, milk, cheese, yogurt, or other dairy products you can still make and enjoy these 160 recipes including cookies, biscotti, breads, muffins, pastries, tarts, fancy cakes, and mousses.

January 13, 2013
New Article: DIY Wine and Spirits: Making Homemade Hooch Like a Boss. Celia Salvadori shares how to make your own wine and spirits.

January 12, 2013
Foodsite Magazine Picks Sally's Place: WOMENS FORUM AND SALLY BERNSTEIN — Sally is a web original – an authority on wines, foods and tips on just about everything. For details, click here.

January 11, 2013
Sally's new womensforum.com Blogpost is Live: What's Appening: Best Food and Wine Apps.

January 10, 2013
*WIN A MAKEOVER* Womensforum is celebrating 2013 with a New Year New You Sweepstakes! Prizes include a makeover, spa day, life coaching session, top health and beauty products, including a Clarisonic beauty facial cleanser! Plus, the winner will be featured on Womensforum.com! Enter to win here: http://bit.ly/RCQX6b

January 9, 2013
New Launch of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank. Food Tank is a bold new voice in the fight for health-based agriculture, alleviating hunger and poverty, stemming the tide of obesity, and improving nutrition. For information, click here.

January 8, 2013
New Cookbook: The Mystic Cookbook: The Secret Alchemy of Food, by Denise Linn and Meadow Linn, incorporates knowledge about nutrition, spiritual rituals, and your health.

January 7, 2013
New California Cooking School: Chef Malcolm de Sieyes has opened the Silverado Cooking School in Napa, offering hands-on and demonstration cooking classes featuring farm-fresh ingredients from Chef Malcolm’s own farm, paired with ingredients from the finest local purveyors and world-class wines from Napa Valley. For more information and class registration, call (707) 927-3591, email info@silveradocookingschool.com or visit www.SilveradoCookingSchool.com.

January 6, 2013
Special Docent Led Hike at JACK LONDON STATE HISTORIC PARK Followed by Celebration Tasting at Park Neighbor BENZIGER FAMILY WINERY: Sunday, January 20th in Sonoma, California. For information, click here.

January 5, 2013
Restaurants Forecast Food For 2013: 1,800 chefs across the nation took this survey, the Restaurant Industry Forecast, and categorized 198 menu items as "hot trends," "yesterday's news" or "perennial favorites." For information, click here.

January 4, 2013
Newly Updated Article: Best Restaurants in Vancouver, by Pam Williams, offers night life, restaurants, and day tripping.

January 3, 2013
Oregon Truffle Festival: More than 20 chefs will prepare truffle-infused dishes at more than a dozen culinary events during the festival January 25th--27th. For information, click here.

January 2, 2013
Good Food Awards: Annual food competition to be in San Francisco January 18th and 19th. For information, click here.

January 1, 2013
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