Crab with Special House Sauce
Crab with Special House Sauce from Sean Neild in the FBC366 Picture a Day Project

brought to you by Janes Family Foods

Here we are in October.  It feels like it was just August and now the days are going to tumble into one long stream of holidays, events, concerts, shopping, cooking, parties until we tap ourselves out on New Year's Day.  It's all going to happen far too quickly.  So let's all make sure we plan a few little moments here and there to slow down and grab a cup of tea and a book or sit down and watch some leaves fall before we go head long into the next mad rush.

Mushrooms, Go PINK & Twitter

We are hosting a Twitter party this coming Wednesday (Oct 3) with Mushrooms Canada in support of Mushrooms Go PINK campaign to support the Breast Cancer Society of Canada.  RSVP and you have a chance to win some great prizes .  And  as an added bonus, create a new or share an old mushrooms recipe on your blog and share it during the party for more chances to win some cool stuff.  For all the details check out the invitation and be sure to RSVP!

Members Only Opp with Chef John Placko (TORONTO)

We have an exclusive event for FBC Members at Nelia Cucina in Toronto later this month where you have the opportunity to join Molecular Gastronomy Chef John Placko and USA Rice Federation.  Get involved in the preparation, learn some of Chef Placko's techniques and have a fun evening with your fellow FBC Members.  For more information check out the invitation (you must be logged in as this is a Member's Only opportunity!)

More Events From Blurb - TORONTO

Toronto is the last stop on Blurb's cross Canada roadtrip.  After hitting up Vancouver and Calgary in the last few weeks, and stopping in Montreal tonight, they're en route to Toronto.  Join them Monday, Oct 22 from 6-9pm at Joe Badali's for a great opportunity to come meet fellow bloggers and others who’ve been using Blurb and get a little inspired with what you can do with your recipes and photos with Blurb books. There’ll be light refreshments on hand and members of the Blurb team.  You can register on the event page.  The event is free of charge.

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October Events

We've got lots happening across the country this month so be sure to check out our Events Section to find some fun fall food happenings near you!  Big thanks to our events crew for pulling together all of this great info!

New Members

Another milestone passed this week as we hit the 700 member mark and surpassed to get to 705. Who knew there were so many of us crazy kids? 🙂  Big welcome to our new members this week:

As always, if you have events or news items to share, please don’t hesitate to let us know about them – we’d love to give them a shout out!

As always,

Melissa, Mardi and Ethan

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