Talk to Marilee Bramhall about the vines and wines while you sip and savor at home. You can read more about both Marilee and iola wines in our January issue of Basil & Salt Magazine Please note this first tasting is only available in the following states due to iola wines shipping schedule. Also please… Read More Meet Marilee Bramhall of iola wines and taste her delectable selection of French wines for our first ever virtual tasting.
Best-selling author, chef, television personality, and educator Amy Riolo shares tips to help you adopt the Mediterranean-style eating pattern and start enjoying better health. By now you’ve probably heard a lot about the Mediterranean Diet. This eating pattern was named best overall diet of 2019 and has been linked to preventing diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and certain… Read More Three healthy and delicious recipes to get your Mediterranean Diet started
The crisp morning hustle-bustle is familiar as farmers/growers and customers reconnect after a long winters sleep. Browsing Seattle’s energetic Pike Place Market on a busy weekend morning is exhilarating, the city feels as if it moves through you. It’s a great place to connect with local vendors to ask questions about where your food comes… Read More Top Chef judge Gail Simmons’ Lemongrass-Scented Rice Noodle Salad with Mint Cilantro
by Suzzie London If you’ve not read part I of Suzzie London’s dating adventure, Dating Christmas Past, Present and Future, please do so before continuing with this part II. You will be so glad you did. Dating Christmas Present 2020 was a crazy year and many people can tell you social distancing simply did not… Read More Dating Christmas Present
Dating Status: Happily single and enjoyed the holidaysby Suzzie London This is a great feeling! And as I enjoyed being content and happy, I found myself thinking of dating Christmases past, present and future. Holidating, dating during the holidays, can be fun and exciting. Bright lights are everywhere providing a magical glow that floats through… Read More Dating Christmas Past, Present & Future
Friends and family will love these elegant little holiday gems. When piping, try and leave a small area or divet to cradle to the cranberries. you can find our sugared cranberries recipe here.
These festive little gems are the perfect finishing touch for your holiday desserts. Sugared cranberries are so simple to make, you can get the entire family involvled. The recipe below is a basic sugared cranberry recipe. Feedback for this recipe has included the following:“Superfine sugar is not necessary, we used regular sugar for rolling and… Read More sugared cranberries
Temperatures are dropping and the snow is falling, it’s hot chocolate time! Everyone has their favorite way to enjoy a mug of hot cocoa and when hosting small gatherings this winter, set up a hot chocolate bar for friends and family. Toppings for your bar marshmallows toffee bits coarse sea salt mini chocolate chips chocolate… Read More set up your own hot chocolate bar this holiday season
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 breakfast dishes to DIY gifts, scrumptious syrups and sips with recipes created and inspired… Read More gingerbread whoopie pies and hot buttered rum sauce
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 American North it is mixed with coffee… Read More spirited holiday yule nog