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Dec032010

Reheated: Book Signings & CT Holiday Strolls [wknd edition]

Reheated is a twice-weekly round-up of bite-sized food news in Connecticut and beyond. 

In Connecticut...

After days of "are they or aren't they?" BSF in Darien is finally open! Our take.

Westporters, author Ramin Ganeshram and photographer Jean-Paul Vellotti will sign copies of their cookbook-travelogue Sweet Hands: Island Cooking from Trinidad & Tobago tomorrow night, December 4 at Milford's Barnes & Noble. Via Patch.com

Don't miss New Canaan's Holiday Stroll starts tonight, Dec. 3 & 4. Info CTbites.com.

Ridgefield's Holiday Stroll weekend begins tonight. Info RidgefieldCTBlog.com.

A book signing & reception with Dorie Greenspan at Kitchens by Deane in Stamford, 1267 East Main St. on Tuesday Dec. 7, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, hosted by CTC&G. Donations to Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County are welcome. RSVP to events@candgpublications.com.

116 Crown is bringing back civility. They will be celebrating the martini Thursdays this month. You'll know where to find me. Info 116Crown.com 

...and beyond.

Looking to deep fry your Chanukah? Check out these friend recipes from kosherblog.net. Via Eatocracy.

The Senate passed a sweeping Food Safety Bill this week, but a snag may mean another vote. Via MSNBC.

Eater's Holiday Advent calendar kicked-off with a Minikit Sferificación Kit created by Ferran Adrià.  Dear friend and family, please take note. Via Eater.com.

Starbucks has their own take, with 12 daily deals. Via StamfordontheCheap

My favorite chef is not a real person. Ruth Bourdain is the culinary mash-up of Anthony Bourdain and Ruth Reichl. And now, dear Ruthie B. has a column. Via Chow.com.

Is hypoallergenic wine for real? Via Time.com.

A 12 oz roll of sausage just doesn't cut it.  One peeved Jimmy Dean sausage customer shares this lament. Is it wrong that I sympathize with his 4 oz loss?  Via YouTube.com


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Reader Comments (2)

116 crown? I'll meet you there... I'll be the one with a Jolly Roger and an order of Parmesan truffle fries!

December 3, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLiz

The Jimmy Dean Consumer Call made the rounds a few years ago and I forgot how funny it was. Please use a headset or make sure the kids are out of earshot when you play.

The guy has a point, a couple of dozen eggs, some T-Bones and only a 12 oz roll of sausage just ain't enough for a family of 5 for breakfast. And take no offense to the "northerner comment."

And don't forget the follow-up:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go3Uvxdatj8&NR=1

Never come between a Texas and his Jimmy Dean Sausage.

December 3, 2010 | Registered CommenterJeff "jfood" Schlesinger

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