Team Salt & Wind

Team Salt & Wind

Salt & Wind is a food and travel website created by food and travel expert, Aida Mollenkamp, in December 2014. The sister company, Salt & Wind Travel, launched in 2017 to provide boutique group travel services for fellow food lovers. Through our editorial work and our trips, we're on a mission to help you travel in good taste!

Elegant (But Easy) Ways To Master Holiday Entertaining | http://saltandwind.com

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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Spiced Cranberry Pear Bourbon Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Cranberry Pear Bourbon Cocktail

How we win at holiday cocktail parties? We choose one or two signature drinks instead of trying to be all things to all the people. This spiced, slightly sweet, and boozy cocktail is like the holid...
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Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cheesecake Bars | http://saltandwind.com

Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake is our thing. Well, around here, it's cheesecake. And, when it's Pumpkin Spice Season, these Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cheesecake Bars are our cheesecake of choice.
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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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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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Gingersnap-Walnut Pear Crisp | http://saltandwind.com

Gingersnap-Walnut Pear Crisp

Oh, poor pear crisp -- apples and summer berries take all the crisp centerstage and you're in the shadows all the time. Well, we just want you to know that we know. We know that, made right --...
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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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Chipotle and Toasted Walnut Wheat Berry Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Chipotle and Toasted Walnut Wheat Berry Salad

Wheatberry is super incognito -- those in-the-know have been cooking with it forever, putting it in soups, salads, and using it instead of rice in risotto. But, for the rest of us? It just seems li...
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Travel Snacks That Taste Way Better Than Airplane Food | http://saltandwind.com

Travel Snacks That Taste Way Better Than Airplane Food

Our resolution is to eat healthier when traveling because we know you know how tough that can be. To make it a little easier, we've come up with a list of our favorite healthy storeb...
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Upside-Down Baked Apple Pecan Bacon French Toast | http://saltandwind.com

Upside-Down Baked Apple Pecan Bacon French Toast

This French toast is inpsired by a breakfast we had on a trip to Nashville when we fell in love with the Gulch neighborhood and the coffee shop, Barista Parlor. This easy baked French Toast with ap...
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