Santa Barbara Style Surf n Turf

Chef Lee Abbott’s Tri-Tip and citrus Santa Barbara Spot Prawns with Rosé Wine Ancho Chili Reduction Sauce paired with Altaneve Rosé Prosecco. Created exclusively for Basil & Salt Magazine, the burst of coastal Ranch and Sea flavors matched with Altaneve Rosé Prosecco bubbles creates the perfect pairing. You can find the recipe and method here on the site, so stay tuned!   Cook…Wine Lover…Adventurist Lee … Continue reading Santa Barbara Style Surf n Turf

Santa Barbara Style Surf n Turf

Chef Lee Abbott’s Tri-Tip and citrus Santa Barbara Spot Prawns with Rosé Wine Ancho Chili Reduction Sauce paired with Altaneve Rosé Prosecco. Created exclusively for Basil & Salt Magazine, the burst of coastal Ranch and Sea flavors matched with Altaneve Rosé Prosecco bubbles creates the perfect pairing. You can find the recipe and method inside our printed September issue of Basil & Salt Magazine. Subscribe … Continue reading Santa Barbara Style Surf n Turf

Vine Buzz: Warm Weather Sips by Maxine Borcherding

Sippin’ wine on the porch in summer – but what to drink? From Oregon Culinary Institute — Portland’s only independent culinary school — sommelier/instructor Maxine Borcherding has just the advice you need for drinking with tips for whites, reds & rosés–juice that you can enjoy by themselves or with just about any summer foods. Her tips: White: Sauvignon Blanc – bright, refreshing, full of citrus flavors … Continue reading Vine Buzz: Warm Weather Sips by Maxine Borcherding

Vine Buzz with Jack Chase; Looking at Wine around the World through Rose’ Colored Glasses

Author:  Jack Chase Mention “Pink” wine in conversation and a very interesting look of disapproval come across faces. Why this reaction to Rose’?  It is the stereotype surrounding White Zinfandel and I am here to let you know, the “Pink” wines, are not all sweet. In fact, they can be some of the most approachable, enjoyable wines to be found, not to mention they pair … Continue reading Vine Buzz with Jack Chase; Looking at Wine around the World through Rose’ Colored Glasses

Kari Gran ~ The Little Black Dress of Eco Skincare

I have been using the same basic formula for my skin for years.  Hot water, soap and a washcloth, every once in a while I would try a new product for cleansing and would end of throwing it away because my skin would just dry out.  Now and then a baby wipe would suffice if I was away from my usual skin care regime.  Not … Continue reading Kari Gran ~ The Little Black Dress of Eco Skincare