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December, 2008 eNewsletter

by Sally Bernstein

In this Issue:
What's New | Gift Ideas | New Articles | Sally Recommends | December Is

What's New

Relax and enjoy the holidays this year...

We have some delicious cookie recipes for you, just in case you want to have a cookie swap or are going to one:

Great Holiday Gift Ideas


Gourmet Coffees, Alfajores
Marshmallows & Chocolates

Portland Cooking Classes
In Good Taste

Hot Sauces, Snacks, Jams,
Chiles & Gift Baskets

Coffee Gift Boxes
Exclusive & Rare Coffee

Paella Pans, Jamon, Chorizo,
Saffron & Sangria Pitchers

Newman's Own Organics
The Second Generation

Gift Certificate for Walden's
S.F. Gourmet Walking Tours

Compare Washing Machines
Washing Machine Reviews

Mendocino Lodging
Joshua Grindle Inn

Dennen's Victorian Farmhouse
Mendocino B&B

Ramekins Cooking Classes
Sonoma, California

Tote Bag

Tote Bag

BBQ Apron

BBQ Apron
Golf Shirt

Golf Shirt

New Articles


  • Drink Up! Chocolate and Coffee Beverages
    Stephanie talks about the combination of coffee and chocolate, usually referred to as "mocha." She gives us Mocha Milkshake, Darrell's Cafe Arabe and American Bicerin for her Recipes of the Month and highlights Jeremiah's Pick Coffee for her Chocolate Recommendation of the Month.


Sally Recommends

Christmas Flowers
Great selection of centerpieces and candle centerpiece arrangements. Flowers Change Everything...™
Chocolate Holiday Gifts
The simple and elegant creations from Julia Baker Confections are the real deal, garnering notoriety among celebrity clientele and discriminating foodies alike. Whether it's a tempting treat to say you care, a distinctive favor for a guest, or a must-have gift for your favorite chocoholic, Julia Baker Confections will give you the sweet ending you desire.
Cooking Contest
Calling All Cooks - $5,000 in sweet rewards! Whether you cook for fun or funds, here’s your chance to compete for cash. Fit, Fun & Fabulous Recipe Challenge using Texas Rio Star Grapefruit in entrees, salads and desserts. Visit www.riostarchallenge.com for details. Contest ends February 15th, 2009. TexaSweet Citrus Marketing and Taste of the South magazine are co-sponsoring the contest. Contest is open to home cooks and culinary professionals.

December Is

December 1: Eat a Red Apple Day; National Pie Day
December 2: National Fritters Day
December 4: National Cookie Day
December 5: National Sacher Torte Day
December 6: National Gazpacho Day
December 7: Pearl Harbor Day - Anniversary of Japan bombing Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941; National Cotton Candy Day
December 8: National Brownie Day
December 9: National Pastry Day
December 11: National Noodle Ring Day
December 13: Ice Cream Day; National Cocoa Day
December 14: National Bouillabaisse Day
December 15: National Lemon Cupcake Day
December 16: National Chocolate Covered Anything Day;
December 17: National Maple Syrup Day
December 18: Bake Cookies Day; National Roast Suckling Pig Day
December 19: Oatmeal Muffin Day
December 21: National Hamburger Day; National French Fried Shrimp Day
December 22: Hanukkah begins; National Date Nut Bread Day
December 24: National Egg Nog Day
December 25: Christmas Day; National Pumpkin Pie Day
December 27: National Fruitcake Day
December 28: Chewing Gum Patented in 1869; National Chocolate Day
December 30: National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
December 31: New Year's Eve

Happy Holidays,

Sally Bernstein
Editor in Chief

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