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Holiday Moscow Mule

November 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pomegranates are in season October through February, making them both a  colorful and delicious addition to the holiday season. When choosing your pomegranate look for a deep color with a red to reddish-brown outer rind. If it’s ripe it will feel heavy for its size. [...]

Jura Jack-o-Lantern Cocktail

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, “Tonight is Halloween!” ~Dexter Kozen The countdown has begun to the ‘all-hallows’ night of tricks, treats and doorbells. Spooky fall decor is popping up all over the [...]

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. [...]

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? [...]

Six Splendid Tequila Cocktails

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Celebrate the best part of what summer has to offer with National Tequila Day. Because great tequila is for more than just margaritas, VIVA XXXII Tequila collaborated with top mixologists from NYC and LA for their signature cocktails. Bringing a premium sipping tequila [...]

Lavender DRY Mom-osa

May 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

As a mother of three children, I love the basics. Weekend days can fill quickly with errands, sports and other activities so it’s important that when it’s time to sit and put my feet up, I can enjoy that brief moment. Keeping things simple cuts prep time to a [...]