Entertaining

From dinner parties to cocktail hours, these are our favorite ways to entertain.
Essential Tips To Survive Holiday Entertaining | http://saltandwind.com

Essential Tips To Survive 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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California Central Coast Weekend Getaway and Harvest Dinner Party {VIDEO} | http://saltandwind.com

California Central Coast Weekend Getaway and Harvest Dinner Party {VIDEO}

Fall is the the season of entertaining! From dinner parties to Friendsgivings and impromptu cocktail hours, we're all about gathering friends to toast the season. And nothing seems to celebrate our home state of California like a road trip and harvest dinner!

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Easy Recipes To Keep Houseguests Well Fed | http://saltandwind.com

Easy Recipes To Keep Houseguests Well Fed

The holiday menu is planned, every last gift bought, and the guest beds all set up. You're a ringer for best hostess around but you'll be even more winning if you plan on what to serve everyone once they arrive chez toi. Here are our choice recipes to feed your houseguests. 

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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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Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party

Halloween is all well and good but we'll take Day Of The Dead over it anytime. This is how we'd throw the ultimate Day Of The Dead party with a full-on Mexican menu, a homemade fruit and flower altar, and lots of margaritas!

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Say Hello To Bitters: Your Secret Weapon In The Kitchen | http://saltandwind.com

Say Hello To Bitters: Your Secret Weapon In The Kitchen

That bottle of bitters you turn to every time you make an Old Fashioned? It’s time to bring it into your kitchen. Here are tips for how to use bitters for everything from classic cocktails to dessert!

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How To Make An Old Fashioned To Celebrate Old Fashioned Week | http://saltandwind.com

How To Make An Old Fashioned To Celebrate Old Fashioned Week

The season of celebrations has arrived and we’re toasting it with a classic Old Fashioned cocktail. It couldn’t be timelier because the start of November marks the launch of Old Fashioned Week.

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Friends Who Fete: The Thoroughly Modern Ice Cream Social | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: The Thoroughly Modern Ice Cream Social

The ultimate summer party? An Ice Cream Social! For this Friends Who Fete we gathered our friends and family for a classic-meets-updated ice cream social with everything from kid-friendly ice creams to adult poptails!

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Friends Who Fete: The Travel Lover's Bridal Shower | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: The Travel Lover's Bridal Shower

How do you throw a Bridal Shower for the travel lover in your life? Bring her favorite destination to her! For this latest Friends Who Fete party, the girls threw me a belated Bridal Shower inspired by a place high on my bucket list: Morocco!

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Celebrate Cinco All Day Long With These Recipes | http://saltandwind.com

Celebrate Cinco All Day Long With These Recipes

Grab a margarita glass, or even a pitcher, because it's finally Cinco de Mayo! It's time to celebrate, Salt & Wind style, which means not skimping on the guac, toasting with tacos, and hydrating with margaritas. Here are 9 recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo from morning until night.

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Fiesta Forever With Our Best Margarita Recipes | http://saltandwind.com

Fiesta Forever With Our Best Margarita Recipes

We don't need to give you an excuse to mix up a margarita, but the excuse of all excuses is Cinco de Mayo. So, here are our 10 best margs to help you say Salud!

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You Know New Zealand's Sauvignon Blanc, Now Try Their Pinot Noir | http://saltandwind.com

You Know New Zealand's Sauvignon Blanc, Now Try Their Pinot Noir

Let’s play a little word association: We say “New Zealand wine” and you say, “Sauvignon Blanc,” right? Well, FYI, Pinot Noir is equally deserving of your attention -- here are 7 reasons to drink New Zealand Pinot Noir right now. 

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