What's Cookin Wed March 14, 2012
8:10 AM PT - Caryl M. Stern Pres/CEO UNICEF "When You Take Water, Give Water"
Before coming to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, she served as Chief Operating Officer of the Anti-Defamation League following many years as Education Director and Director of the A World of Difference Institute. Stern has served as an advisor to education and anti-bias initiatives around the globe. In 2001, she was honored as one of "25 Moms We Love" by Working Mother Magazine. She currently serves on the Martin Luther King Memorial foundation Board and the Board of Governors of the We Are Family Foundation. Since its inception, the Tap Project has raised more than $3 million in the U.S. And has helped provide clean water for children across the globe. UNICEF works in more than 100 countries around the world to improve access to safe water and sanitation facilities in schools and communities, and to promote safe hygiene practices. Since 1990, more than 2 billion people have gained access to improved drinking water sources, and 1.8 billion people have gained access to improved sanitation facilities.
8:20 AM PT - Allen Balik - Napa Wine executive and Columnist
One of the top people in Wine Country talks about Coombsville and the Annual Cyctic Fibrosis event that is the hottest ticket in town. His bi-weekly column in the Napa Valley Register's Friday "On Wine" section is the only interactive column in the Register and has been going quite well for the last year since its inception in Feb 2011
8:30 AM PT - Jim Fiolek - Exec Dir Santa Barbara County Vintners Assoc -
- Santa Barbara County Vintners' Festival Weekend - April 20, 21,22, 23. The annual Santa Barbara County Vintners' Festival Weekend attracts wine lovers from near and far for an opportunity to meet member vintnerstaste their winesand enjoy great food and music over a long spring weekend. The highlight of the weekend is the Festival itselfwhere every one of our 110+ member wineries gather to present their winesoften poured by the winemakers themselves. The Festival also presents some of the best local food from restaurantscatering companies and gourmet food creators. The Festival takes place on SaturdayApril 21stfrom 1 to 4pm at The Carranzajust outside Los Olivos. This weekendwineries also present their own eventsranging from Winemaker's Dinners through library tastings and sales to new wine releases and barrel tastings. Check back here to see a full listing of events as they are finalized. A favorite feature of the weekend is the Vintners' Visa - your passport to twelve winery tasting rooms - use the Vintners' Visa to explore new wineries - or revisit old friends.
8:40 AM PT - Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan
The Founding Editor of the popular TheKitchn.com (the culinary arts site of the webs leading destination for design, "Apartment Therapy"), Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan is the author of the recently released entertaining book "Good Food to Share". Sara's work has appeared in such top gourmet, design, and lifestyle publications as "Food & Wine", "Bon Appetit", "O Magazine", and "House Beautiful".
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