Key Lime Macarons - Nutmeg Disrupted
Key Lime Macarons from Nutmeg Disrupted in the FBC Flickr Food Photography Pool - we're trying to convince you spring is coming!

Happy Monday all.  We're going to keep it pretty short and sweet this week but we do have some important reminders and some exciting member news to share!

FBC Member Nominated for James Beard Award

FBC Member Aube Giroux of Kitchen Vignettes has been nominated in the Video Webcast On Location category of the James Beard Awards.  Aube, based out of Nova Scotia, has previously won a Saveur Magazine Best Food Blog award and her blog and on-line video series have been picked up by PBS Food where she is a regular contributor! Congrats Aube - we'll be rooting for you.  The James Beard Awards will be announced on May 2.

FBC2014 Announcements Coming This Week

We're excited to be able to announce some new speakers and sponsors for FBC2014 later this week.  You won't want to miss out.  If you haven't already bought your tickets, they're on sale now.

Easter/Passover Roundup

We've had a great turnout for our Easter/Passover Roundup this year.  If you'd like to participate, the deadline to get your submissions in is this coming Friday.  For all the details, visit our Easter/Passover Recipe Roundup Call For Submissions post.

The Lentils Recipe Revelations Challenge

If you love lentils, love creating recipes and would like a change at $2000, then you need to check out the Canadian Lentils Recipe Revelations Challenge.  For all the details, check out the link - you have until April 7th to submit your recipes in one of five categories!

New Members

We'd like to extend a very warm welcome to our newest members this week - welcome aboard!

RELATED:  FBC2014 Sponsor Announcements Round 4

New Business Members

And remember, if you have anything you’d like to share with your fellow members in the news, please let us know about it.  To have your submission appear in a Monday news post, the deadline is Friday at 5pm Pacific time.  You can send your 3-4 sentence submissions directly to Melissa and include any relevant links.

As always,

Melissa and Ethan

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One Comment

Marlene Cornelis

Hey Redawna, there’s a reason I’m seeing your macaron photo everywhere – it’s fabulous! Great choice by the FBC folks for this week’s featured pic.

Cheers, Marlene

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