Holiday Gift Ideas For Foodies From Kent Rathbun

The North Texas Food Bank's Hunger & Thirst Calendar, featuring Chef Kent's recipes and Pat Haverfield's photos.

Has the foodie in your life has been longing for a cookbook or other tasty treats from celebrity chef, Kent Rathbun? You are in luck.  With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about choosing a calendar for 2011 to get organized at home and in the kitchen.

Chef Kent, Pat Haverfield and The North Texas Food Bank unveil the 2011 Hunger and Thirst Calendar. The Food Bank sells this calendar during the holidays to raise awareness and money for hunger. This is the first year that the calendar has recipe cards! So for those of you who have been waiting for a cookbook from Kent, here you go!

These 13 recipes are exclusive to this  Cookbook Calendar. What a great way to enhance your kitchen with magnificent food photography, learn new recipes and kick hunger in America.

Each month features one of Chef Kent’s signature recipes with a recipe cut-out card and a two dollar off coupon for Kent Rathbun Elements (a collection of sauces, dressings, spices and marinades made exclusively for the home chef).

The Hunger and Thirst Calendar is exclusively sold at the Dallas and Plano Central Market locations and at for $19.95 with 100 percent of proceeds going to the North Texas Food Bank. The calendar purchase provides 80 meals for hungry North Texans.

Bring Kent Rathbun Home For The Holidays

Are you going out of town for the holidays and would like to have Lobster Shooters for all your family to try? Or would you just like to relax and order Chef Kent’s Seasoned Pork Ribs (think Jasper’s), Candied Yams, Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole, Bourbon Cream Corn, or Wild Mushroom Bisque for  Christmas?

You now have access to all Rathbun’s delicious treats in the 2010 Neiman Marcus Holiday Book. It is the perfect place to shop for that hard to find gift for the foodie, where they will be offering holiday gift sets of Kent Rathbun Elements!!

Downtown Dallas Lights Up For The Holidays

Don’t Miss City Lights inDowntown Dallas
Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.

The holidays blast off in Downtown  Dallas for City Lights at Main Street Garden. Enjoy family friendly festivities at Main Street Garden & take advantage of specials at area restaurants all night. Be dazzled by the 65-foot holiday tree; moonwalk to Neiman Marcus at 7:00 p.m. for the lighting and as always a special visit from Santa!

At 7:30 p.m. join come down to Pegasus Plaza for the Iron Cactus Cosmic Cocktail Corner. Take advantage of extended hours and specials at area restaurants all night.
1902 Main Street

Outdoor Market Featuring Local Artisans

Face Painting

Ornament Making

Live Music

Holiday Tree Lighting at 6:30 p.m.

Moonwalk to Neiman Marcus Flagship Store

Lighting of the Neiman Marcus Store

Grand Opening of “Big Encounters of the Little Kind”

Unveiling of holiday windows & children’s crawl-tube

7:30 p.m.

Iron Cactus Cosmic Cocktail Corner at Pegasus Plaza

1500 Main at Akard

Cosmic Cocktails

Out of this World DJ

The holidays begin downtown at City Lights
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