cinnamon apple cider doughnuts

Using the best ingredients is the secret to cooking and when it comes to doughnuts, we use real butter, not margarine and real buttermilk, not powder. The recipe below also asks for apple butter. If you aren’t familiar with this delicious concoction, you can generally find a jar at the farmers market, road side stand or your local grocer. We also happen to have an … Continue reading cinnamon apple cider doughnuts

how to make simple herb compound butter

Simple, delicious compound butters are perfect companions for summertime dishes. Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened dash salt, to taste 1 Tablespoon fresh herbs, minced Choose your faves! Basil and parsley or rosemary, thyme and sage ~ the combinations are endless. Our choice for our Naked Corn on the Cue is: Ingredients 1 clove garlic, minced dash salt, to taste sprinkling pepper lime zest Cilantro, … Continue reading how to make simple herb compound butter

Create a mimosa bar with Santa Margherita Prosecco

Don’t spend the evening tending bar, whip up pitchers of cocktails and create a self-serve mimosa bar for your guests. The holiday cocktail season is in full swing and mimosa’s are a delightful way to celebrate the backyard summer season. Thank you for visiting basil & salt! We look forward to bringing you great content for gardening, parenting, health and beauty and of course, delicious … Continue reading Create a mimosa bar with Santa Margherita Prosecco

Abbey Road Farm Wine Collective Releases New Spring Wines  

Taste new wines from the Willamette Valley winery, home to three distinct winemakers and six different labels, including the newly debuted Wilkens Family Wine   PORTLAND, Ore. (May 21, 2020) – Abbey Road Farm, the 82-acre farm in the heart of the Willamette Valley, is excited to debut new spring wines from its farm collective of winemakers. Resident winemakers include James Rahn Wine Co., Stedt … Continue reading Abbey Road Farm Wine Collective Releases New Spring Wines  

basil & salt’s new farm & ranch connect service, matches consumers and producers across the country

Basil & Salt would like to connect producers directly to new customers. Consumers have new and valid questions both in buying  finished product and starting their own small farms. As our supply line “hiccups”, consumers want to go straight to the source for their products. Unfortunately the average grocery store customer doesn’t know where to look. We want to connect farmer, rancher, producer to the … Continue reading basil & salt’s new farm & ranch connect service, matches consumers and producers across the country

strawberry stuffed pork loin with sweet strawberry mashed potatoes

Whether your throwing a backyard bash or penning your Sunday dinner menu, this dynamic duo works for either occasion. The contrast of ripe strawberry and savory pork loin create the unlikely perfect pairing. The dazzling flavor combinations of fresh thyme, toasted pine nuts, strawberries, goat cheese and pork make this main dish a top contender for the dinner table. Add the potato mash side dish … Continue reading strawberry stuffed pork loin with sweet strawberry mashed potatoes