Elegant (But Easy) Ways To Master Holiday Entertaining

No matter how well you plan, entertaining during the holidays can be stressful. Here are our 10 tips for elegant but low-stress entertaining.

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The Perfect Holiday Side: Shredded Carrot, Arugula, and Wild Rice Salad | http://saltandwind.com

The Perfect Holiday Side: Shredded Carrot, Arugula, and Wild Rice Salad

Need a super simple, make-ahead dish for the holidays that's allergen friendly? Check out this recipe that's gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian!

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Pecan Pie Maple Shortbread Bars | http://saltandwind.com

Pecan Pie Maple Shortbread Bars

Maybe it's the Irish in me, but I have a major thing for shortbread and have made it every which way imaginable. My father (where I get my Irish from) is obsessed with Pecan Pie so I combined the t...

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Roasted Squash and Pepita Pesto Dip | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Squash and Pepita Pesto Dip

I can't really imagine a time before this Roasted Squash and Pepita Pesto Dip was in my life. Okay, that sounds dramatic, but I'm really happy it's in my life. And, since it's friendly to almost an...

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Shaved Brussels Slaw with Dates and Pepitas | http://saltandwind.com

Shaved Brussels Slaw with Dates and Pepitas

We're all for roasting, hashing, or sautéing a Brussels sprout or two but, in our book, slaws take the cake. During the Fall and Winter, the Californian in us misses the freshness of summer ...

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Smoked Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail  | http://saltandwind.com

Smoked Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail

There is a small pinky toe-sized part of me that wishes I were a curmudgeonly writer. That I could pull off the dark wood office look, wear a smoking jacket, and pull out brown booze whenever write...

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Acorn Squash with Apple Walnut Stuffing | http://saltandwind.com

Acorn Squash with Apple Walnut Stuffing

Once upon a time, Thanksgiving was all Mom’s Green Jell-o, Classic Green Bean casserole, and Midwest mashed potatoes. These days it's been joined by some more modern friends — vegetaria...

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