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   The food we eat is what our bodies live on, work on, play on, and grow on. We are dependent on food for our survival, but food can be so much more! Anyone who has cured a cold by sipping Grandma's homemade chicken soup would agree. If you've shared a feast with good friends you'd agree. When you've felt your spirit nourished as well as your body, you would agree. Browse through Debbie's Foodstuff Newsletters and discover what the culinary universe has to offer. These newsletters contain lots of great recipes, cookbook reviews, and fun food facts and trivia...enjoy!

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Issue No. 1 - October 1, 1997

Beyond Matzoh Balls, Olive Oil, Hottest Diet, The Best Stuff, Coffee Lovers Unite, Favorite Tips

Issue No. 2 - November 2, 1997

Garlic & Garlic Tips, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Roast Cornish Hens With Mixed Herbs And Lemon, Fun Cookbooks, New (Or Trendy) Products, Kitchen Tips

Issue No. 3 - November 21, 1997

Thanksgiving Tips & Recipes, Pumpkin And Spice Creme Brulee, Onion Dip, Restaurant Review, New Products, Cookbooks Make Great Holiday Gifts

Issue No. 3 Part 2 - November 21, 1997

FAQs, (Frequently Asked Questions) About Your T-Day Turkey, How To Be A Great Guest, When Those Happy Holiday Guests Don't Leave, If You're The Host... , The Best Darned Pumpkin Pie You've Ever Had

Issue No. 4 - December 8, 1997

Gifts From The Kitchen, A Note On Making Fudge, Debbie's Rich And Creamy Fudge, Old Fashioned Caramel Popcorn Balls, Christmas Divinity, Chocolate-Caramel Fudge Sauce, Walnut Tea Cookies, Olive Oil With Lemon And Bay Leaf, Mulling Spice Bundles, Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish, Holiday Potpourri, Lavender Sugar, Howl Wheat Dog Bones

Issue No. 4 Part 2 - December 19, 1997

Look At All The Great Stuff To Buy Your Favorite Epicurean! New Cookbooks

Issue No. 5 - December 30, 1997

Happy New Year! (Will You Be Hangin?) Ralphie Puente's Menudo

Issue No. 6 - January 19, 1998

Super Bowl Party Recipes; Starters: Parmesan Mustard Chicken Wings, Baked Potato Skins, Garlic Rosemary Bagel Crisps, Artichoke-Cheese Squares; Main Dishes: Shrimp And Andouille Sausage Gumbo, Spicy White Bean And Chicken Chili; Sweets: Lemon Squares; New Cookbook; Onion Baked Steak, Crispy Oven Chicken, My Favorite Cornbread, Cherry Cream Cheese Pie; Restaurant Review

Issue No. 7 - February 8, 1998

Valentine's Day Edition, A Valentine's Day Menu: Raspberry Spinach, Salad Brie-Covered Crostini, Scallops With Basil-Lemon Sauce, Classic Crème Brûlée; Trendy Fois Gras: Steamed Egg Ramekins With Fois Gras, Fresh Corn Polenta With Seared Fois Gras And Chanterelles; Top Ten Cookbooks This Week

Issue No. 8 - February 22, 1998

Grappa, Chocolate Grappa Truffles, Cookbooks, Kitchen Tips, Kitchen Trivia

Issue No. 9 - March 14, 1998

Chile Peppers, Spicy Grilled Shrimp With Habanero/Ginger Paste, Pico De Gallo; New Products/Fantastic Discoveries! Margarita Chicken Fettuccine; Cookbook Review; Dining In San Francisco

Issue No. 10 - April 12, 1998

Best Movie Food Scenes, Dining In New York City

Issue No. 11 - May 8, 1998

Graduation/Wedding Ideas, Pressure Cookers, Mother's Day Brunch Ideas: Shrimp And Pea Salad, Curried Chicken Salad; Chai Tea - Basic Chai

Issue No. 12 - June 4, 1998

Graduation/Wedding Ideas, The Buzz On Honey, Fruit And Honey Recipes: Honey Roasted Nuts, Honey-Glazed Ham, Honey Poppy Seed Dressing, Kiwi With Honey Dressing; Farmer's Markets; Strawberry Recipe: Strawberry Crepes; Summer Fruit News; How To Write A Cookbook; How To Be A Great Host; Happy Birthday Ben & Jerry

Issue No. 13 - July 8, 1998

Tomatoes, 'Greek' Tomato Salad, Olive Tapanade, Gazpacho, Tomato & Basil Bruschetta; California King Salmon, Grilled Salmon Steaks With Dill Salmon In Lettuce; Books

Issue No. 14 - July 27, 1998

Cherries, Mixed Greens With Hazelnuts And Cherries, Fresh Cherry Salsa, Cherry Shortcakes;  Grilling; Zesty Barbecued Beef Marinade, Citrus Balsamic Marinade, Simply Grilled Summer Vegetables; Debbie On The Howie Mandel Show This Week; Chicago Promotion; Fun New Kitchen Gadgets

Issue No. 15 - October 2, 1998

Q & A

Issue No. 16 - November 7, 1998

Happy Thanksgiving; Debbie's On Crook & Chase; Back To Chicago For More Pizza; El Pollo Loco's Smokey Beans; Great Newsletter Find; Thanksgiving Recipes, Safety Tips, FAQs About Turkey, And More; Recipes: The Ultimate Broth, Creamy Turkey Soup, The Best Darned Pumpkin Pie You've Ever Had; Fan's About Turkey; How To Be A Good Guest Tips

Issue No. 17 - January 19, 1999

Phytochemicals And The Blueberry Connection, Easy Blueberry Tarts, Mulligatawny Soup, Food History, Fat-Free Mulligatawny Soup, Betty Crocker's Mulligatawny Soup, More Soup, Southern California Restaurant Review, Cookbook/Music Review--Something Different, Food Safety For Crock Pots, It's A Dirty Job, But… Cleaning The Refrigerator

Issue No. 18 - March 8, 1999

Food Columnists Award Best And Worst New Food, Unusual Food Products, Food Trivia, FAQs, Cookbook Review, Chicken And Broccoli Casserole

Issue No. 19 - April 21, 1999

Cooking Personalities - What Kind Of Cook Are You? Sweet Information About Vidalia Onions; Onion-Cheese Bread, Battered Onion Rings, Cream Of Vidalia Onion Soup; A Classic Spring Menu: Dijon Green Beans With Toasted Almonds, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Herbed Lemon Dijon Glazed Ham, Chocolate Mousse Napoleons With Strawberries And Cream; Y2K And Food Stockpiling; Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books At UCLA

Issue No. 20 - June 14, 1999

Easy Desserts For Summer Easy; Banana Pudding, Boston Cream Pie, Chocolate Banana Cream Pie, Tiramisu Parfaits; Readers Answers To Y2K Question; Almost Vegetarian; The 50th Pillsbury Bake-Off: Tunnel Of Fudge Cake, Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puffs

Issue No. 21 - September 5, 1999

Important Message About Foodstuff, Upcoming TV Appearances, Ventura And San Luis Obispo Counties (California), Krispy Kreme Comes Closer And Closer, Food History/UCLA, Cast Iron: Carrot Cake, Southern Corn Bread


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