Thursday, October 2, 2014

10/02 MATT MURPHY, PRESQU’ILE WINERY, CELEBRATION OF HARVEST FESTIVAL 2014, JAN MILLER, BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS NEW COOK BOOK

MATT MURPHY, THE PRESIDENT OF PRESQU’ILE (PRESS-KEEL) WINERY - CELEBRATION OF HARVEST FESTIVAL 2014

PRESQU'ILE WINERY (press-keel) is located in the Santa Maria Valley on California's Central Coast. Created by two transverse mountain ranges on the Pacific Coast, Santa Maria Valley provides a unique west-to-east flow of cool marine breezes ideal for producing exceptional Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

The Murphy Family
Presqu'ile winery is a venture with deep roots. For over a century, four generations of our family have partnered in farming, forestry, oil and gas and conservation. Today, two generations of Murphys form the heart of Presqu'ile: Matt, Amanda, Jonathan, Lindsey, Anna, Madison and Suzanne, together with winemaker Dieter Cronje and vineyard manager Jim Stollberg. To Presqu'ile Winery, we bring our heritage, pursuit of excellence, affinity for the land and the motto: If we aren't having fun, why bother?

SANTA BARBARA VINTNERS PRESENTS: 23RD ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF HARVEST WEEKEND & FESTIVAL

Four days of celebrating another successful wine harvest in Santa Barbara County
October 10 – 13! Festival Grand Tasting on Saturday October 11th, 1 – 4pm with 100+ wineries, more than two dozen restaurants, live music by Ocassional Mustache and Donna Green and the Roadhouse Daddies, pop-up wine seminars, and an oak barrel toasting demonstration

To purchase tickets or learn more: www.celebrationofharvest.com, (805) 688-0881

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JAN MILLER – BETTER HOMES & GARDEN EXECUTIVE FOOD EDITOR - BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS NEW COOK BOOK 16TH EDITION

The newest edition of America’s #1 cookbook is here!

For more than eighty years, BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS NEW COOK BOOK has been the go-to resource for recipes, culinary instruction, inspiration, and how-tos. This book revolutionized home cooking when it was first published in 1930. With millions of copies sold, there are few homes that don’t have a well-used edition, and for good reason. This is America’s # 1-selling cookbook that has transformed and modernized the way Americans cook at home. The vision was to “change as America changes,” and that is still the case today. The newest edition improves on this classic, making the 16th edition even better, more current, and an essential book for every home.

The BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS NEW COOK BOOK 16th is completely revised and updated. More than 1,200 recipes, broken down into 24 chapters, have been revamped and include new cooking trends such as how to make pasta from scratch, expanded canning and pickling how-tos, and classic cocktails. One thousand color photos plus ID shots of produce, fruits, meat cuts, cheese varieties, and more make this cookbook not only a recipe resource but also a shopping guide.

The NEW COOK BOOK 16th Edition also includes foundational tips and information to help home cooks learn and grow. The “Secrets to Success” feature in each chapter demonstrates key details for making each recipe right the first time, such as techniques for making artisanal bread, roasting chicken, and perfecting fudge. Also new is the “8 Ways With …” feature that enables cooks to customize recipes with simple changes and additions. Foods that are seen as a blank canvas—fish fillets, chicken breasts, and Greek yogurt—are enhanced with flavor boosts and new ideas. Icons throughout the book show recipes that are Fast, Best Loved, and Low-Cal, helping readers sort through the recipes and chapters more easily. Cooking basics, charts on measurements, equipment, techniques, and cooking methods are provided, making this more than a recipe book: this is the ultimate cooking resource.

Jan Miller, Executive Food Editor, Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Media, is available for interviews. The iconic BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, video, licensed products, and digital media that reach nearly 40 million consumers every month.

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