Ring in the New Year with 5 exquisite cocktails

Goodbye 2021, we won't miss you at all. "The best is yet to come."Frank Sinatra HO-HO-HOT CHOCOLATE Ingredients 2 oz. Crystal Head Onyx6 oz. Hot ChocolateBar Spoon Ancho Chili Powder (optional)Toasted Marshmallow Method Build Crystal Head Onyx and warm hot chocolate in a glass and stir. For extra flare, add ancho chili powder. Garnish with … Continue reading Ring in the New Year with 5 exquisite cocktails

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

Basil & Salt’s Holiday Moscow Mule

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. It will keep chilled for 3 to 4 weeks if … Continue reading Basil & Salt’s Holiday Moscow Mule

Tommy Bahama’s Coconut Eggnog Martini

Toast the Holidays with Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar No holiday celebration is complete until eggnog has been served… kick your holidays up a notch with the Coconut Eggnog Martini from Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar. This festive drink is full of everything we love about the holidays – booze and eggnog. Dazzle your guests … Continue reading Tommy Bahama’s Coconut Eggnog Martini

Celebrate the holiday season with a classic bourbon cocktail – The Gunsmoke

The holiday season is the perfect time of year to wow friends and family with a spectacular bourbon cocktail, inspired by John Wayne himself. The Gunsmoke, is pure perfection. "The Duke’s passion for bourbon and tequila traces back to his son Ethan’s discovery of his lost memoirs, liquor collection and special blends sealed since 1979."  … Continue reading Celebrate the holiday season with a classic bourbon cocktail – The Gunsmoke

Raise a toast to the holiday season with a bubbly Cinzano Negroni Sbagliato

Whatever the occasion -- Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve -- it’s always a little more celebratory with some bubbles.  Make sure you have everything you need to raise a toast with loved ones and pop bottles in style! Cinzano sparkling wines use the highest quality grapes from the Veneto and Piemonte regions to bring … Continue reading Raise a toast to the holiday season with a bubbly Cinzano Negroni Sbagliato

Blakely Trettenero’s simple holiday cooking tips

Blakely Trettenero's delicious Mushroom, Herb and Gruyere Puffs pair perfectly with her Cranberry Orange Champagne Cocktail.

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

Basil & Salt Magazine’s ‘HolidayCheer’ now available for pre order

Planning a dinner party in a way that you're actually capable of getting it done without panicking is important. It's bad hospitality for the host to be freaked out.  ~Ted Allen basil & salt magazine is pleased to introduce its signature cookbook series. HolidayCheer is the first in our series and the inaugural issue is … Continue reading Basil & Salt Magazine’s ‘HolidayCheer’ now available for pre order