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EBOOK, EMATCH, and E (For Elegant) FOOD… (Why Not Have It All !)

February 18, 2010

(OPEN LETTERS)

DEAR SONY (Sir Howard Stringer), MICROSOFT (Mr. Bill Gates and Mr. Steve Balmer) APPLE (Mr. Steve Jobs) and AMAZON (Mr. Jeff Bezos):

re: YOUR E-BOOK READER

I propose that your company would purchase one (1) million E-copies of my novel “7 COLORS” / Book 1 at a cost of:

(a) $1 per copy, plus

(b) A per copy ROYALTY of $1.50.

Your company would then sell my E-Book (“7 COLORS”/Book 1) for $5-$7 per copy.

Very truly yours,

Renee Ashley Baker

P.S. Upon signing of my E-Book publishing contract with you I’d require a $150,000 advance with the remaining $850,000 to be paid to Renee Ashley Baker when the Final Draft is completed.

PLUS: SHOUT OUT TO PATTY STANGER….

“Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Match
Find Me A Find
Catch Me A Catch
Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me A Beau
While I Watch You On Your Brav–O!”

DEAR Millionaire Matchmaker (aka Ms. Patty Stanger):

I am seeking a proposal (from a man). So–I have decided to sign up for your “Matchmaking Service”. My goal is to get married (to find a husband) in the year 2010.

His qualifications:

(a) He must be a millionaire.

(b) He must reside on the East Coast or in New England or in Europe (not California).

(c) No religious preference (But a rich handsome Jewish guy would be great!)

Very truly yours,

Renee Ashley Baker

PLUS….

                The Macdonald Sandwich $170

New!  The Earl Of McD ! `

The World’s most glamorous (and expensive) sandwich costs $170.

     The London department store, Selfridges,has introduced the ‘Macdonald’ features wagyu beef, fresh lobe foie gras, black truffle mayonnaise, brie de Meaux,rocket (arugula) red pepper, English plum tomatoes, and mustard confit.  The whole thing served on two slices of 24 hr fermented sour doughbread.

special thanks goes to Zach Brooks and Serious Eats (for the research)….

NOW–The efood….

Truffle Salt (Dean and DeLuca.com)
Herbed Salts (All Star Organics.com)
Fruit Baskets: (Frutier.com) and (Harry and David.com)

Smoked Meats
Gourmet Beef Jerky (SmokedMeats.com)
Gourmet Smoked Ham (SmokeHouse.com)
Cheese (Artesen Cheeses.com)

Sea Food
Kumato Oysters (Farm-2-market.com)
Lobster Pot Pies (Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co)
Whole Lobster (Lobstergram.com)
Fresh Fish (Fresh Island Fish Co in Hawaii)

Snacks
The Greatful Palate (Gratefulpalate.com)

Meat
Wild Game (D’artagnan Wild Game)

The Best Champagne
Dom Perignon Vintage 1995 Champagne $2000 per bottle
(www.877Spirits.com)

The Best Tea
Mariage Freres (MariageFreres.com)

Deserts
Crepes (LadyMConfectioners.com)
Gourmet Ice Cream (Graeters.com) & (HaagenDaz.com)
Paris based cookies and confections (Payard.com)

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