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by Sally Bernstein

December 31, 2015 -- National Champagne Day
Sparkling Wines for New Year's Eve

December 30, 2015 -- Baking Soda Day
Still Wines for New Year's Eve

December 29, 2015 -- National "Get on the Scales" Day
New Years Eve Recipes: Coq au Vin, Radicchio Salad with Blue Cheese & Peppered Almonds, and Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce.

December 28, 2015 -- National Chocolate Candy Day
New Years Eve Recipes: Frozen Margaritas, Garlic Shrimp, Beef Tenderloin with Madeira Green Peppercorn Sauce, and Panna Cotta Cups.

December 27, 2015 -- National Fruit Cake Day
New Years Eve Recipes: Caviar Pie, Paella de Valencia, and Chocolate Mousse Pie.

December 26, 2015 - National Candy Cane Day
New Cookbook: The California Directory of Fine Wineries: Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Seventh Edition, by K. Reka Badger, Cheryl Crabtree, Daniel Mangin, and Marty Olmstead, is an essential guide to both glamorous estates and intimate, family-owned vineyards in these tri-county paradises.

December 25, 2015 -- National "Kiss the Cook" Day
Merry Christmas

December 24, 2015 -- National Egg Nog Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Adopt a Truffle Tree. Use Code "Sally" to Get $30 Off.

December 23, 2015 -- National Bake Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Cheeses of Europe is composed of French dairy farmers and cheese firms and includes about 40 cheeses including Comte, Langres & Saint Agur, available at your local Whole Foods.

December 22, 2015 -- National Date Nut Bread Day
Holiday Gift Idea: The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook: The Whole Food Approach to Great Taste and Healthy Eating 2nd edition, by Jackie Newgent R.D., is all about naturally delicious fresh foods, whole-food ingredients, and full flavor. Available in paperback.

December 21, 2015 -- National Hamburger Day
Holiday Gift Idea: The Divining Rod Wines from C. Mondavi & Family.

December 20, 2015 -- National Sangria Day
Holiday Gift Idea: The Healing Kitchen: 175+ Quick & Easy Paleo Recipes to Help You Thrive, by Alaena Haber MS OTR & Sarah Ballantyne PhD, offers a dietary shift toward nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory whole foods that promote good health.

December 19, 2015 -- National Oatmeal Muffin Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Rachael Ray Cucina Cookware, Bakeware, Stoneware.

December 18, 2015 -- National Roast Suckling Pig Day
Holiday Gift Idea: World Vision Gift Catalog--Buy Gifts to Fight Childhood Poverty.

December 17, 2015 -- National Maple Syrup Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Food Whore: A Novel of Dining and Deceit, by Jessica Tom, is a romp through New York City's culinary world. Available in Kindle and paperback. DreamWorks just announced it has acquired the rights to the book so watch for the movie soon.

December 16, 2015 -- National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Anolon Bakeware. Nonstick Bakeware for Creative Cooks.

December 15, 2015 -- National Gingerbread Latte Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Raw Spice Bar. Unique Worldwide Spices by Subscription.

December 14, 2015 -- National Biscuits and Gravy Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Dave's Gourmet offers Hot Sauces, Snacks, Jams, Chiles & Gift Baskets.

December 13, 2015 -- Ice Cream and Violins Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Kontos Tandoori Naan Bread in
Original and Garlic Flavors.

December 12, 2015 -- National Cocoa Day
Holiday Gift Idea: CK Mondavi Family Wines showcasing 70 Years of American Grown Wines.

December 11, 2015 -- National "Have a Bagel" Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Lillie Belle Farms Hand Made Chocolates. Lavender Caramels & Mixed Chocolates are 20% off through December 20th (online only).

December 10, 2015 -- National Lager Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Flowers & Gifts - Send Now for The Holidays. flowerpetal.com

December 9, 2015 -- National Pastry Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Companion Animal Portraits--
An Oil Painting of Your Pet. beckerpaints.com

December 8, 2015 -- National Brownie Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Food 52 Vegan: 60 Vegetable-Driven Recipes for Any Kitchen, by Gena Hamshaw, is an essential collection of hassle-free, vibrant vegan recipes, from the author behind Food52's wildly popular The New Veganism and Vegan Lunch columns.

December 7, 2015 -- National Cotton Candy Day
Holiday Gift Idea: California Endive Farms grows
Red & White Endive, both conventional and organic, that are perfect for holiday entertaining.

December 6, 2015 -- National Cook for Christmas Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Chinese Cuisine Made Simple,
by Dorothy Huang, whose beautiful book contains 160 mouth-watering recipes that emphasize nutritional value, easy preparation, and taste appeal. Many of Dorothy's recipes can be found here in Sally's Place.

December 5, 2015 -- National Comfort Food Day
Holiday Gift Idea: Hello Fresh. Make tasty, nutritious meals from scratch at home.

December 4, 2015 -- National Cookie Day
Holiday Gift Idea: BrickLoot is a Monthly Box Subscriptions Geared Toward LEGO Lovers. 1 month, 3 month or 6 month subscriptions available for the LEGO lovers on your holiday list.

December 3, 2015 -- National Peppermint Latte Day
Holiday Gift Idea: DIY Vegan: More Than 100 Easy Recipes to Create an Awesome Plant-Based Pantry, by Nicole Axworthy & Lisa Pitman, show readers how easy it is to make your own vegan pantry staples at home by using easy-to-find, whole food ingredients that amp up flavors and nutrition.

December 2, 2015 -- National Fritters Day
The Perfect Holiday Gift: RawSpiceBar. For information about their monthly spice box sent directly to your door for $6/month, click here.

December 1, 2015 -- National French Fried Clam Day
December eNewsletter: Holiday Gift Ideas, including Sally's Recommendations for food, candy, wine, cookware, cookbooks, animal portraits, spices and culinary trips.

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