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!

Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned Cocktail

One of our favorite things about Fall is when the persimmons come into season, because, when they've arrived, they've arrived in full force. Our latest creation is a Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned ...
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California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Santa Barbara | http://saltandwind.com

California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is classic California at its best but just because a lot of people visit doesn't mean it's all worth seeing. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city from shops to...
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Shredded Turkey Cranberry Waldorf Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Shredded Turkey Cranberry Waldorf Salad

A twist on the tradition Waldorf Salad recipe with shredded turkey, sweetened cranberries, grapes, celery, pecans, apple, and an addictive creme fraiche chive dressing. 
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How To Make A Handcrafted Italian Soda Bar For Your Next Party | http://saltandwind.com

How To Make A Handcrafted Italian Soda Bar For Your Next Party

One party trend we're always onboard for? Self-serve anything. Be it for ice cream, cocktails, or these handcrafted Italian sodas. Here's how to make a soda bar happen at your next party. 
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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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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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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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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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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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Squash, Arugula, Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Squash, Arugula, Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing

With each passing year, we gets a bit healthier with our holiday menus. This salad is super colorful and pretty much all make ahead and also vegan and gluten free so it'll satisfy pretty much ...
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