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Saturday, November 11, 2006

November 2006 Events

EVERY WEEKEND - Weekend Dog Blogging is by Sweetnicks - get info here. Weekend Herb Blogging hosted by Kalyn's Kitchen. And when food bloggers need a bit of escapism, there's Weekend Baby Blogging. Your bases are definitely covered.

ONGOING - World Bread Day - After Hours Party. For those that missed out on the recent 113-entry roundup for World Bread Day, this is your chance to join in the fun. Complete details can be found here.

EVERY MONTH - Weekend Breakfast Blogging. Saffron Trail hosts this event. Complete rundown is here.

NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 15th - Retro Recipe Challenge #4. RRC#4 is all about Fall Favorites. Go on the hunt for recipes published between 1920 and 1980 that work well in fall: apple cider donuts, cheesy chicken casseroles, hot toddys, squash gratins, etc. – what ever makes you think "fall" and "retro" is perfect! Complete details can be found here.

NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 15th - The Spice is Right VIII - Frankenstein's Monster. "Let us celebrate November by switching things around. Try using a spice (or blend of spices) with a technique or dish from a cuisine that typically never uses that spice (or blend). For example, you could make a stir-fry with cardamom, or ras al hanout paella, or chicken paprikash with Chinese five spice powder instead." Complete details can be found here.

NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 16th - Monthly Mingle. This round the theme is appropriately Give Thanks. Want to join in on the fun? Complete details are here.

NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 24th - SHF #25. This time around, the theme is indulgent, moreish CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES. This is the last one for this year, so go grab the details here and join in the fun.

NEW!! NOW UNTIL DECEMBER 3rd - Fall Salads. This one-off event comes to you courtesy of My Life as a Reluctant Housewife. Many had fun with the Summer Salads at Reluctant Housewife, this time around, celebrate your favorite Fall Salads. Complete details are here.

NOW UNTIL DECEMBER 15th - Retro Recipe Challenge #5: Boozy Holiday. Cook up a holiday-appropriate dish featuring alcohol OR mix up a festive holiday drink using a recipe first published between 1900 and 1980. If your religion or lifestyle prevents you from consuming alcohol, submit a mocktail recipe. Full details here.

NEW!! NOW UNTIL DECEMBER 29th - Sugar High Friday (SHF) #26. Hosted by Habeas Brulee, the theme this go-around is Sugar Art. To join in the fun, you can get complete details here.

MONTHLY - Cooking with Tea Contest sponsored by Tea Chef. Experiment with different ideas to develop the best recipe with that tea, then send it in with a picture. Every month new recipes are posted for community voting (look for the "Vote for this Recipe" links). The highest-ranked recipe will win a fabulous tea-related reward and the acclaim of the community!