Two Fresh Twists on the Classic Easter Brunch with Jarlsberg® Cheese

Irresistible Jarlsberg® Croquettes and Jarsleberg® Corn Muffins Reprint from 2016 Out of all the tasks on the "to do list" before family arrives on Easter Sunday, creating the menu is my favorite. I spread many recipes out in front of me and begin pairing appetizers, main dishes and desserts, switching them out several times before the final … Continue reading Two Fresh Twists on the Classic Easter Brunch with Jarlsberg® Cheese

boneless ham with brown sugar pineapple glaze

A simple and delicious Boneless Ham centerpiece, plus a bonus side dish recipe, Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce It's that wonderful time of year again and coloring eggs for Easter baskets and creating festive games for the egg hunt adds more joy to the occasion. As we prepare for Easter Sunday and add sweets to the … Continue reading boneless ham with brown sugar pineapple glaze

Chef Adrianne’s Spring Lamb Maximum Flavor Make Over

Jazz up your Easter menu with Miami Chef Adrianne Calvo's Grilled New Zealand Lamb Chops. Spring is an extremely exciting time for food and tradition. Miami's Chef Adrianne Calvo, who coined the catch-phrase "Maximum Flavor", is proving why this Easter, it's not about the bunny, it's about the Lamb in more than one way. Calvo, … Continue reading Chef Adrianne’s Spring Lamb Maximum Flavor Make Over

Maria Rodale’s Scratch Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner is easier than you think. Maria Rodale shares her thanksgiving menu with tips from her  cook book Scratch, which is filled dozens of home-spun recipes. When Maria Rodale cooks her annual Thanksgiving Dinner, nothing comes out of a can or a box, not even the cranberry sauce. Her menu this year includes tried … Continue reading Maria Rodale’s Scratch Thanksgiving

The sweet flavors and aromas of fall: Delicious apple butter

The aroma of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and cooked apples waft through the neighborhood as apple butter is being prepared and put up.   These autumnal flavors are just one of the gifts Mother Nature gives us this time of year and with all of the choices at my fingertips to whip up for the … Continue reading The sweet flavors and aromas of fall: Delicious apple butter

basil & salt’s last minute sides, tips, tricks and ideas

Slicing, dicing, baking and prepping. The countdown begins. If you are looking for a couple of quick and simple side dishes, we have you covered. The best part about these two recipes is, these work any time of the year. Before we launch into those though, we have a few tips and time savers that … Continue reading basil & salt’s last minute sides, tips, tricks and ideas

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

basil & salt’s summer berry cocktail

A bottle of gin, a hot summer evening and great conversation create the most dazzling of cocktails. Join us in ushering out summer and bringing in fall with our Summer Berry Cocktail. Use all raspberry or blackberry purée or follow our lead and use equal parts of each. Cheers! Of all the gin joints in … Continue reading basil & salt’s summer berry cocktail

Dazzling Holiday Desserts: Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cake with Caramel Sauce

Finish your holiday feast with the grand finale of all desserts – a moist, pumpkin cake base, studded with chocolate chips and topped with a sticky caramel sauce. It all comes together in your slow cooker, saving time, effort and oven space. Scoop baked cake into individual ramekins and top with whipped cream for a … Continue reading Dazzling Holiday Desserts: Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cake with Caramel Sauce