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Kentucky Bourbon Festival 2017

September 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

September 2017 by Michael Pendley September is Bourbon Heritage Month. To celebrate, the city of Bardstown, KY throws a week-long, bourbon centric party for the entire world. Last year’s Kentucky Bourbon Festival saw approximately 53,000 attendees hailing from 44 States [...]

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. [...]

Enticing Beer Ice Cubes

August 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

August 2017 by Ginger Johnson Beer is a deliciously creative ingredient in your kitchen if you think about it that way. I’m an avid cook and know a bit about beer. Everything I bring into my kitchen is free game for full use. And since we’re deep into the warmer summer [...]

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? [...]

Taste Maryland!

August 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

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, [...]