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Basil & Salt Magazine is filled with recipes, cocktails, wine, beer and travel recommendations, focusing on the enjoyment of the gourmet lifestyle. Our first issue will print and be distributed in September of this year. ~Please join us and poke the 'subscribe' button on the menu to receive exclusive content found only on our printed pages.

4 Refreshing Late Summer Cocktails

August 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Mother Nature holds her best bounty for late summer.  Whether you prefer the stone fruit’s juice dripping down your chin or blended into a thirst-quenching cocktail, the ripe peach is the belle of the ball. These dazzling Santa Margherita cocktails were [...]

Basil & Salt’s Pecan Pie Old Fashioned

August 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

August 2017 by Michael Pendley You would be hard pressed to find a more traditional Southern classic dessert than the pecan pie. Around here, we like to add a splash of bourbon to our recipe for extra flavor. So why not combine a classic dessert with a classic cocktail? [...]

Chef Mallet’s Secret to the Perfect Lamb Chop

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

At first glance, the meaty lollipop looks like a mystery as how to cook to perfection. Chef Erwin Mallet has come to the rescue of home cooks everywhere, revealing his most important recipe steps for the mouth-watering Mediterranean Colorado Lamb Chops as featured on Villa [...]

Taste Maryland!

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

August 2017 by Elizabeth Smith When you think of Maryland, what comes to mind? Not having spent much time in Maryland until recently, I immediately thought of the Eastern Shore, crab cakes, and the Baltimore Orioles. It turns out that Maryland is much more than beaches, [...]

Six Splendid Tequila Cocktails

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Celebrate the best part of what summer has to offer with National Tequila Day. Because great tequila is for more than just margaritas, VIVA XXXII Tequila collaborated with top mixologists from NYC and LA for their signature cocktails. Bringing a premium sipping tequila [...]

Roasted Red Pepper, Goat Cheese and Basil Galette

July 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Chef Karista Bennett A savory galette feels like a special treat. Especially when summer produce is in full swing. Gorgeous garden ripe red peppers and fresh basil are combined with a silky goat cheese and flavorful basil pesto in this savory galette. It’s the [...]

Around the world with Blanton’s Bourbon

July 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

July 2017 by Michael Pendley Even the occasional whiskey drinker is probably familiar with Blanton’s bourbon. Since Elmer T. Lee bottled those first three barrels back in 1984 and named them in honor of his long time boss Col. Albert Blanton, the familiar faceted round [...]