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Sally's Place eNewsletter
Halloween
October 2012


 
RECIPES
FROM AROUND THE WORLD


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October Is...

 

National Cookie Month, Spinach Lovers Month, Popcorn Poppin' Month, National Tomato Month, National Seafood Month, National Chili Month, National Pork Month, National Pretzel Month, National Dessert Month, National Apple Month,
Eat Country Ham Month, National Pickled Peppers Month, Vegetarian Awareness Month and National Pasta Month.   


 October 1
World Vegetarian Day

  October 2
National French Fried Scallops Day

   October 3
National Carmel Custard Day

    October 4
National Taco Day

     October 5
National Apple Betty Day

      October 6
National Noodle Day

   October 7
National Frappe Day

  October 8
National Fluffernutter Day

October 9
National Dessert Day
      
October 10
National Angel Food Cake Day
        
October 11
National Sausage Pizza Day
        
October 13
National Yorkshire Pudding Day
          
October 14
National Chocolate Covered Insect Day
          
October 15
National Roast Pheasant Day; Mushroom Day; Chicken Cacciatore Day
     
October 16
World Food Day; Oatmeal Day
          
October 17
National Pasta Day
      
October 18
National Chocolate Cupcake Day
     
October 19
National Seafood Bisque Day
        
October 20
National Brandied Fruit Day
          
October 21
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
        
October 22
National Nut Day
          
October 23
National Boston Cream Pie Day
          
October 24
National Bologna Day
         
October 25
National Greasy Foods Day
          
October 26
National Mincemeat Pie Day
          
October 27
National Potato Day
          
October 28
National Chocolate Day
          
October 29
National Pancake Day / Oatmeal Day
          
October 30
National Candy Corn Day
          
October 31
National Caramel Apple Day

   

Credit: gone-ta-pott  website

  
Make this your most  
creative Halloween yet!

halloween_ice_cream_cones Halloween has a long history with various influences.  Pomona Day's apples, nuts, and harvest, the Festival of Samhain's black cats, magic, evil spirits and death, and the ghosts, skeletons and skulls from All Saint's Day and All Soul's Day.  The Halloween we celebrate today is often full of parties, "scary" foods and fun drinks.  Step up your game with some of the  spooky dessert and drink recipes to the left.  

Also, I hope you take some time to enjoy all that fall has to offer.  Go apple picking or visit a local pumpkin patch.  Make some hot chocolate and pumpkin bread.  Hunker down for the cool weather with a glass of fine wine.  Fall is the perfect time to slow down a bit and enjoy the falling leaves, the smell of mulled cider on the stove and the taste of your favorite homemade soup. 

Be sure to check out the coupon from AsianFoodTours.com at the very bottom of this eNewsletter.
  All the best in food, wine, and travel.  
 

  

Happy October,

  

Sally Bernstein

  

Editor-in-Chief

sallybernstein.com 

Photo Credit: tasteofhome.com   

Read my "Spanish Paella Recipe" post on womensforum.com on Sally's Food for Thought blog. 

 

 

 

sd_reader_feast I have just started blogging for San Diego Reader at sandiegoreader.com, in the FEAST! section.  If you are visiting San Diego, this section will be a big help.  

  



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Drinks

 

Enjoy these 10 Bourbon Cocktail Recipes by Justin Greig. Light bourbons accompany fruity ingredients while dark bourbons add robust flavor.
    

     

Traveling with Kids 

 

Kid-Friendly Zones: Traveling with Kids columnist Elaine Labalme and son Steven know that when New England's mountain resorts come to mind, we often equate them with two seasons: ski season and leaf-peeping season. And yet, these environs are equally appealing in the spring, summer and fall.    

    

 

Chocolate

 

Speaking in (Cacao) Tongues: Chocolate Buzzwords

Stephanie Zonis shows us that many of these buzzwords are meaningless, some of them have real substance and it's worth being able to separate the wheat from the chaff.   

 

 


S
ally's Recommendations

 

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Cat Cora by Starfit 8-inch Chef Knife 

 

cat_cora_knife The curved German steel blade easily rocks, making mincing herbs and slicing small veggies a breeze! The ergonomic walnut handle is perfectly balanced and enables safe, tireless use. The Cat Cora by Starfit 8-inch Chef Knife offers excellent performance at a good price so you can chop like a true Chef! Retail Price: $40.95.  For more information, click here

 

 

 

Dave's Gourmet

   

daves_presidential The Presidential election is upon us and Dave's Gourmet wants to see if a hot sauce can predict the outcome.  They are selling two sauces: the Barack Obama Adjustable Origin Hot Sauce and the Mitt Romney Adjustable Opinion Hot Sauce (profits go to Cancer research).  Every bottle sold is a vote for that candidate and there is a tracking poll on Dave's Gourmet's website at www.davesgourmet.com.

 

 

 

MYdrap 

 
mydrap MYdrap sells the only cotton napkins...on a roll. Reusable up to 6 times and easy to store, these napkins can be washed in your machine (but mine needed ironing). These napkins are available in MANY colors and sizes as well as solid and seasonal patterns. Placemats are also available. MYdrap napkins and placemats come on a perforated roll - 12 soft, supple cotton or linen squares and rectangles that you can tear off as needed! Biodegradable and recyclable, they can even be washed and used over and over. MYdrap napkins and placemats come in 3 sizes and more than 20 colors. For information, click here 

     

 

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