Rolled, Stuffed Turkey Breast

A beautiful and delicious recipe for smaller holiday celebrations Intimate, cozy celebrations are a great way to really enjoy your guests and have great conversations. This dazzling centerpiece is perfect for a 'lighter' gathering of friends and family. Your local butcher will gladly butterfly the breast for you and then it's a simple process to … Continue reading Rolled, Stuffed Turkey Breast

Quick Tip: How to Roast Pumpkin

Autumn brings many flavors to the table and one of Mother Nature's most popular is pumpkin. Whether you're whipping up bread, pie or cookies you will need a pumpkin puree and it's always better fresh. When choosing your pumpkin, remember to use the small sugar or pie pumpkins, not the larger 'front-porch' variety. After your … Continue reading Quick Tip: How to Roast Pumpkin

Dia de los Muertos; honoring ancestors with a toast and tequila

As we move closer to winter's cold embrace we begin preparation for the rituals our ancestors have practiced for centuries.  Samhain, ( pronounced 'sow'inn' ), the ancient Celtic celebration, and Mexico's, Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos.  Both of these ancient festivals focus on gatherings of family and friends to give prayers and … Continue reading Dia de los Muertos; honoring ancestors with a toast and tequila

Red and Black Candy Apples

October 2017, Basil & Salt Magazine Staff Each season we are search for new recipes, tips, tricks, decor and everything Halloween.   Caramel and candied apples are always on the menu and these beauties by Matt Bites have us bubbling and brewing in the kitchen. Ebony branches poked inside shiny black and red gleaming apples … Continue reading Red and Black Candy Apples