Aida Mollenkamp

Aida Mollenkamp

Aida is a food and travel expert, on-camera host, author, and the founder of Salt & Wind and Salt & Wind Travel. She's a California native who has always had a global perspective in her cooking and in life. Over the years, she has visited more than 35 countries and 35 states and has lived in Europe and across the United States. She is on a mission to help food lovers taste the world.

The Golden Night Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

The Golden Night Cocktail

Sophisticated and elegant, this cocktail is the perfect sipper to toast the glitz and glamour of the awards season. 
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Six Tips To Make Your Next Airport Trip Less Stressful | http://saltandwind.com

Six Tips To Make Your Next Airport Trip Less Stressful

Travel can get stressful but we've learned a few tricks along the way to make it more bearable. Here are six tips for making the airport less stressful.
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Your Next Vacation Should Be A Digital Detox (Here's How To Do It) | http://saltandwind.com

Your Next Vacation Should Be A Digital Detox (Here's How To Do It)

I burned out on social media recently and it made me realize how important it is to unplug. Here's why you'll want your next vacation to be a digital detox (and how to do it).
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Sparkling Honey Lemon Gingerade | http://saltandwind.com

Sparkling Honey Lemon Gingerade

Tell me, how do you survive the turbulence of life? No matter how hectic it is when I’'m in the air, this Honey-Lemon Gingerade is the remedy when I'’m back home. There are versions of gingerade (a...
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Noni's Italian Walnut Shortbread Cookies  | http://saltandwind.com

Noni's Italian Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Some of us are a bit, shall we say, more sentimental than others. And there's nothing like the one-two combo of the end of the year and the holiday season to bring it out. That ornament that you ha...
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Honey-Baked Cheese with Pistachios and Cranberries | http://saltandwind.com

Honey-Baked Cheese with Pistachios and Cranberries

This appetizer is the black-tie version of grilled cheese. While I’ve served many a mini grilled cheese in my day, this recipe is much easier to make and has a bit of panache and easy elegance that...
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Spiced Sweet Potato Tamales With Chocolate Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Sweet Potato Tamales With Chocolate Sauce

A simple (and non-traditional) recipe for a dessert tamale made with sweet potatoes, pecans, coconut, spices and a chile chocolate sauce!
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Standing Rib Roast with Port Fig Glaze | http://saltandwind.com

Standing Rib Roast with Port Fig Glaze

A standing rib roast is like the Louboutin of roasts – stunning, special, and really pricey. So, when you're gonna make it, it better be exceptional. As in fig glazed port wine fabulous ...
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Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch | http://saltandwind.com

Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch

An easy punch recipe that's not to sweet, not too boozy, and just right for the Fall, this is made with pomegranate liqueur, ginger juice, apple cider, and sparkling wine.
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Cocoa-Chile Sweet Spicy Snack Mix | http://saltandwind.com

Cocoa-Chile Sweet Spicy Snack Mix

A simple and easy recipe for a Mexican-inspired twist on classic snack mix with plantain chips, nuts, pretzels and a spiced-cocoa coating!
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