The Artisanal Bloody Mary Trio: vodka, tequila & bourbon

Three seasonal garden-fresh versions of the Bloody Mary Step into the world of mixology with a legendary cocktail that has graced the tables of brunches and bars for decades—the illustrious Bloody Mary. This drink, with its murky origins, is believed to have sprouted in the 1920s. Some say it was the brainchild of Fernand Petiot, … Continue reading The Artisanal Bloody Mary Trio: vodka, tequila & bourbon

Sinfully Delicious Autumn Shandy’s

Summer's last kiss was sweet as Mother Nature ushered in autumn and these sinfully, delicious sips are perfect for the arrival of fall. Pull up a chair and enjoy! Turning your favorite brew into an innovative “beer-tail” couldn’t be simpler with The Perfect Purée.  Manny’s Shandy, created by Manny Hinojosa with Magnolia beer, apple cider, The … Continue reading Sinfully Delicious Autumn Shandy’s

Halloween Party Perfect Apple Cocktails

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, and we have five delicious apple cocktails to help you celebrate Autumn MELBOURNE APPLE SOUR Ingredients Melbourne Apple sour 2 ounces Starward Two-Fold Whisky3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice1/4 ounce simple syrup1/2 ounce egg whiteApple cider, to top Directions Combine ingredients except for the apple cider … Continue reading Halloween Party Perfect Apple Cocktails

Warm up chilly nights with Orange Mulled Whiskey Cider

As the air becomes cool and crisp, enjoy welcoming colder temperatures with toasty beverages to chase away the chill. Nielsen Massey Vanilla's Pure Orange Extract adds a zesty twist to classic hot beverage recipes. Pure Orange Extract’s bright citrus flavor lightly balances the luxurious depth of chocolate and softly complements other citrus flavors like lemon. Warm those … Continue reading Warm up chilly nights with Orange Mulled Whiskey Cider

Select Spritz, featuring Select Aperitivo

Welcome to basil & salt's first ever cocktail week! I know what you're thinking. How is this different than any other week? This week is editor's choice and I thought I would share my favorite cocktail recipes with readers, and I would really like to know what your favorite cocktail is! If you would like … Continue reading Select Spritz, featuring Select Aperitivo

party perfect harvest cocktails

Maple, caramel, apples ~ the flavors and aroma of fall. “I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ― Henry David Thoreau Harvest parties, Halloween and Thanksgiving are all just around the corner and of course it's never too early to begin planning your … Continue reading party perfect harvest cocktails