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Dads & Summer Foods!
Mid-June 2010














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Now that Memorial Day and Graduation are in the rear view mirror, let's concentrate on Dads and summer, which is in full swing.  Think sun, sand, surf and summer foods!

To your left you'll see "Sally's Place Top 10 Father's Day Recipes"  which, of course, can be used all summer long.

All the best in food, wine, and travel.

Happy Mid-June!
Sally Bernstein
Editor in Chief
sallySally Recommends Great Gifts for Father's Day (June 20th) and Summer Fun

Spanish Style Gifts from La Tienda: through Father's Day, enjoy 20% OFF all paella burners, pans, and kits!
la_tienda_burnerCooking outdoors for family and guests is a favorite of fathers everywhere. Treat Dad to our durable paella burner with rolling stand, with free 17" paella pan - great for cooking the perfect paella, and versatile enough to use as an all-purpose outdoor cooker. Or add some Spanish fun to his outdoor entertaining with a sampler of Spanish grilling sausages or a luscious whole Fermín Jamón Serrano. Need more inspiration? See more suggestions for Father's Day gifts, Spanish style.

Wagon Depot
wagon_depotTake a wagon to the beach, see your kids enjoy a new bicycle, go kart, or water toys.  Wagon Depot has these items and MANY more ride on toys! Also water toys for the swimming pool, strollers, rocking toys and mini license plates. Click here to order.

Grill Book from Amazon:
bbq_bookThe Big Book of BBQ: Recipes and Revelations from the Barbecue Belt, by the Editors of Southern Living Magazine, offers over 200 succulent recipes from pit masters and the Southern Living test kitchen pros for barbeque beef, pork ribs and roasts, poultry, fish, and shellfish as well as kabobs, fajitas, steaks, burgers and chops. This book will help you enjoy this revered cultural experience in the South involving smoky, slow-cooked meat, highly flavored sauce, sweet tea, friends, family, and lots of laughter. Click here to order.

Keep Your Cooler
keep_your_coolerKeep Your Cooler has a special coupon for Sally's Place visitors:  10% discount on all orders above $50.00. Offer expires June 30th, 2010. Simply type in cool10 at checkout for an instant discount. You'll love their selection of cooler bags for shopping, lunch, picnics and so much more! Click here to order.

Grill Mill from William Bounds
grill_millGet grilling this season with the stylish new Grill Mill from William Bounds. This mill, which can be used for sea salt or peppercorns, is made of durable stainless steel. The straight-sided design, with textured surface in the middle, makes for easy grabbing while grilling and cooking, allowing you to grip and twist without slipping. Available in two sizes to meet multiple needs. The small, measuring five inches tall, is perfectly sized for use at the table or buffet, or for carrying in a picnic basket. The large mill is the choice for use at a grill. Perfect for a Father's Day gift; $30 for the 5-inch and $50 for the 7-inch. Click here to order.

Available to pre-order from Amazon:
Bobby Flay's Throwdown!: More Than 100 Recipes from Food Network's Ultimate Cooking Challenge by Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas, and Miriam Garron. This new hardcover book has a release date of October 12, 2010.

garric cellarsGarric Cellars is a producer of high quality Cabernet Sauvignon from world-class vineyards in the Napa Valley. Owners Ricardo Cajulis and Gary Ochwat are offering Sally's Place visitors a discounted price off of their 2006 vintage. The price is $595 for a case of 12 bottles, $325 for 6 bottles and $59 per bottle (these prices include tax and shipping). Email Ricardo at: for more information.

lobster_gramDo Something Spectacular for Dad this Father's Day! Lobster Gram has everything you need to give Dad the Gift of Gourmet Memories that last a lifetime!  Show Dad exactly how you feel about him with the Marvelous Lobster Feast with Maine Tails or send him your love and thanks with the Luxurious Lobster Feast featuring Live Lobsters! No matter the gift you choose, rest easy knowing you are giving the unique experience of gourmet indulgence that will stay with Dad for years to come!  Click here to order.

Gourmet Sardinia
sweet myrtleOur cookbook "Sweet Myrtle & Bitter Honey", by Efisio Farris, is an award winning Italian cookbook that is perfect for men. It walks guys through easy recipes that highlight fish,wild game, and meat that are great for grilling and entertaining. It's a story of a Sardinian islander who enjoys cooking with fresh ingredients in a non fuss simple rustic way. Men love reading Efisio's monologue and trying the recipes first hand. Click here to order.

Vialone Nano Brown Rice
gustiamo_riceUse Vialone Nano Brown Rice by Gazzani to make the popular Italian salad Insalata di Riso. Gazzani has been producing superfine rice since 1648. Marco Soave, who inherited the estate a few years ago, still uses the ancient stone mill in his rice production. Vialone Nano has thick short grains and absorbs seasonings easily. For every bag of Vialone Nano Brown Rice you buy, Gustiamo will include a second bag FREE with your order. Click here to order.

Vinturi White Wine Aerator
vinturi white wine aeratorIt's a longstanding myth that white wine does not need aeration. Actually, white wine displays the same improvements with aeration. Vinturi White Wine Aerator uses a different ratio of air to liquid in its "aeration engine." This aerator is designed exclusively for white wine. The package includes the Vinturi, a no-drip stand, and carrying pouch.
Vinturi Red Wine Aerator also available. Click here to order.

Does Dad need clothes for Father's Day?  Think Macy's for clothes, men's accessories, jewelry and fun electronic gadgets as well as home purchases. Click here to order.

Outdoor Fun & Backyard Play at Amazon
amazon_kiddie_poolsShop for swing sets, playhouses, pools and pool accessories, and more outdoor toys. The Outdoor Store has everything to keep kids active all summer, including bikes, skates, ride-ons , playhouses, swings, gyms, trampolines, inflatable bouncers and much more. Create your own backyard water park with Amazon's  pools and accessories, waterslides and sprinklers. Click here to order.

Is Dad a Cook?
CDN TouchScreenTimerGive him the new CDN Touch Screen Timer & Clock. This appealing combination timer and clock operates at the touch of the screen and features a new, compact design. This dual-function unit features a large digital readout that makes it easy to read when near or far. The timer digits appear on the top, with the clock digits on the bottom. Each function is easily set with the touch of the screen. Click here to order.

Grill Book from Amazon:
purviance_grillWeber's Way to Grill: The Step-by-Step Guide to Expert Grilling, by Jamie Purviance, showcases more than 160 delicious new recipes and over 1,000 step-by-step photos. This is a complete grilling technique book for both newcomers and the more experienced. Think 40 beef recipes plus 22 pork, 27 poultry, 35 seafood, 27 vegetable, 10 fruit, 21 rubs, 20 marinades and 14 sauces. Click here to order.

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Spanish Style Gifts from La Tienda: through Father's Day, enjoy 20% OFF all paella burners, pans, and kits!

Cooking outdoors for family and guests is a favorite of fathers everywhere. Treat Dad to La Tienda's  durable paella burner with rolling stand, with free 17" paella pan - great for cooking the perfect paella, and versatile enough to use as an all-purpose outdoor cooker.
Click here to order or call 800.710.4304.
Offer Expires: Monday, June 21st