Sip Island Inspired Cocktails by Tommy Bahama in NYC

Chase away the winter blahs with an island favorite. I can't think of a tastier way to make it through mid-January than with an island favorite – rum. The Rum Babalu makes for the perfect after-work happy hour, combining the sweet flavor of maple syrup with rum, ginger beer, lime juice and bitters. Round up … Continue reading Sip Island Inspired Cocktails by Tommy Bahama in NYC

spirited holiday yule nog

by karie engels As temperatures drops and with Christmas and New Year's Eve right around the corner, 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 American North … Continue reading spirited holiday yule nog

Quick Bites – Salt Point® Margarita Canned Cocktails Available For National Tequila Day

Now available direct to consumer This National Tequila Day, Salt Point® Canned Cocktails offers a new ready-to-drink canned Margarita cocktail for tequila lovers with an all-natural, great tasting recipe. Made with Blanco tequila using the finest Weber Blue agave mixed with house-made triple sec, agave syrup, lime and just the right amount of carbonation, the result … Continue reading Quick Bites – Salt Point® Margarita Canned Cocktails Available For National Tequila Day

Your game-day crowd will roar for more of Tilted Kilt’s famous tailgate cocktails

These delicious libations will have your thirsty football crew ready to cheer on their favorite team this season. There is nothing like "Game-Day Fever" and making sure you guests, fam and crew are covered with great appetizers and cocktails is a must.  Today we are sharing two of Tilted Kilt's best cocktails and we hope you will … Continue reading Your game-day crowd will roar for more of Tilted Kilt’s famous tailgate cocktails

naked corn on the cue

Summer cookouts are a favorite here at basil & salt and as always fresh foods are on the menu. Whether you use the backyard barbecue or cook over a pit, fresh corn tastes a little better with a bit of char and smoke. Lay your clean, shucked corn naked on the grill for a total … Continue reading naked corn on the cue

“Super Bowl” of Chili Recipe Contest Winner

A large pot of thick, rich, hot chili underneath a layer of sour cream and sharp cheddar cheese always pleases the football crew.  So I ran the "Super Bowl" of chili contest on my blog and Facebook page, requesting our readers to send in their recipes and boy, we received a medley of recipe types.  … Continue reading “Super Bowl” of Chili Recipe Contest Winner