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basil & salt’s summer berry cocktail

August 31, 2017 // 1 Comment

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. [...]

Cinnamon Apple Cider Doughnuts

August 29, 2017 // 2 Comments

The secret to a great doughnut is to use the best ingredients. Use real butter, not margarine and real buttermilk, not powder. This recipe also asks for apple butter. If you aren’t familiar with this delicious concoction, you can generally find a jar at the farmers [...]

Holiday Cocktail: Sinfully Delicious Yule Nog

December 1, 2016 // 2 Comments

As the temperature drops and with the holiday season in full swing, there is no better way to celebrate than with a traditional festive beverage. Eggnog, a spiked mixture of egg yolk and milk, has been around for centuries and is often enjoyed around Christmas time. In the [...]

Whimsical Eggnog Cookie Gift Tags

November 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

A festive holiday idea the entire family can do together. Why label gifts with a slip of paper when you can use cookies instead? This a festive holiday project the entire family can do together. Mix food color and vanilla extract to paint designs on frosted, gift tag-shaped [...]

Dazzling Dessert Ideas for the Holiday Season

November 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Stress Free Entertaining this Holiday Season

November 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Can you really be stress free for the holiday season? While there are many variables that can add tension to Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner, meal preparation doesn’t have to be one of them. Taking care of a few items before you head to sleep Wednesday night will [...]

Maria Rodale’s Scratch Thanksgiving

November 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

Thanksgiving dinner is easier than you think. Maria Rodale shares her thanksgiving menu with tips from her new 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 [...]