smoked salmon, cream cheese, horseradish and dill on rye

I first shared this recipe with my Basil & Salt Magazine readers over the last holiday season. It’s a rich, delicious appetizer that my guests and I have enjoyed each cocktail season. I enjoy all the recipes I’ve added to Basil, however in light of a recent health concern, it’s necessary I drastically modify my… Read More smoked salmon, cream cheese, horseradish and dill on rye

Basil & Salt Magazine’s ‘HolidayCheer’ now available for pre order

Planning a dinner party in a way that you’re actually capable of getting it done without panicking is important. It’s bad hospitality for the host to be freaked out.  ~Ted Allen basil & salt magazine is pleased to introduce its signature cookbook series. HolidayCheer is the first in our series and the inaugural issue is… Read More Basil & Salt Magazine’s ‘HolidayCheer’ now available for pre order

Chef Adrianne shares her Maximum Flavor style Chilaquiles!

What’s on your ‘Cinco de Mayo’ Fiesta Menu? Cinco de Mayo arrives on a Friday this year and that means there’s an enthusiastic and aggressive enjoyment of tequila shots, margaritas, and tacos. However, this Miami Chef is unleashing her Maximum Flavor on this Must- Try Mexican classic, chilaquiles. Chef Adrianne shares her recipe with us and it… Read More Chef Adrianne shares her Maximum Flavor style Chilaquiles!

Guests For The Holidays? Simple Recipes Could Elevate Your Hosting Reputation

The holiday season has arrived, which means it’s that time of year when guests expect you to bring them some figgy pudding – or any type of pudding for that matter. After all, those guests likely subscribe to the idea that grabbing an extra slice of ham or overindulging in that box of chocolate-covered cherries… Read More Guests For The Holidays? Simple Recipes Could Elevate Your Hosting Reputation

Dazzling Dessert Ideas for the Holiday Season

Eggnog, gingerbread and peppermint flavors are on the menu this holiday season. Christmas may come once a year, but there are 25 days in December to get your holiday flavor fix. Incorporate festive tastes like eggnog, gingerbread and peppermint into everything from breakfast dishes to DIY gifts, scrumptious syrups and sips with recipes created and inspired… Read More Dazzling Dessert Ideas for the Holiday Season