Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail

Cuba is still calling to me, almost a week after I left. Perhaps because I'm up to my eyeballs in photos, perhaps because it's one of the more nuanced places I've visited, perhaps because the food ...
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Why The Best Way to See Italy Is Our Salt & Wind Group Trip | http://saltandwind.com

Why The Best Way to See Italy Is Our Salt & Wind Group Trip

Did you miss out on our first-ever Salt & Wind Italy trip? Get a peek with these swoony photos from the trip that covered Lombardy, Italy from Milan to Franciacorta. 
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20+ Lucky Links for St Patrick's Day | http://saltandwind.com

20+ Lucky Links for St Patrick's Day

St. Pat's falls on a Thursday, which could either bum you out for lack of being able to celebrate or cause you to get creative. In the spirit of keeping things positive (and since we're always...
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San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide

San Diego is one of our favorite places for a weekend away and the North Little Italy (aka NoLI) neighborhood is where we always spend a few hours to shop, sip, and eat.
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{Caffe Shakerato} Classic Italian Iced Espresso | http://saltandwind.com

{Caffe Shakerato} Classic Italian Iced Espresso

There are a few things you should know about the Italian drink, Caffe Shakerato: first, it’s pronounced “shake” with a “-rate” then an "o" at the end. (You know, ...
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Tips For Easy Winter Celebrations | http://saltandwind.com

Tips For Easy Winter Celebrations

We’re always fans of any and every reason for a celebration, but here we are: in that shoulder season between the holidays when there’s not a ton to celebrate. Of course, we’re no...
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Brooklyn, New York: Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

Brooklyn, New York: Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Guide

That’s so “Brooklyn.” The world’s favorite borough has officially become an adjective, applied to everything from edgy fashion to flexible work schedules to hand crafted des...
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Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party

One of our favorite dinner parties that's traditional to Northern Italy? A polenta party! Here are all the tips and recipes you need to host a polenta party of your own.
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Peel and Eat Salt and Pepper Shrimp | http://saltandwind.com

Peel and Eat Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Summer is officially here! I don't know about you, but long, hot days make me crave seafood classics like salt and pepper shrimp. I wish we could meet up at a beachside town to drink delicious cock...
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Pineapple Mint Julep Margarita Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Pineapple Mint Julep Margarita Cocktail

The first week of May makes me go all split personality: one minute I'm all about Cinco de Mayo and then literally it's all-systems-go for  Derby Day. It's enough to make a girl cray...
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{Insalata Del Garga} Garga Salad | http://saltandwind.com

{Insalata Del Garga} Garga Salad

Some salads are just instant classics and in our book the Insalata del Garga from Florence's Garga restaurant is very much that. It's a super simple salad with spicy arugula, toasty pine ...
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{Insalata Caprese} Classic Caprese Salad | http://saltandwind.com

{Insalata Caprese} Classic Caprese Salad

We wait all year for it: that moment when the tomatoes are so amazing, we wouldn't think about eating anything else. And that's when we can't stop, won't stop with classic tomato dishes like this C...
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Manchego Arugula Bresaola Hand Rolls | http://saltandwind.com

Manchego Arugula Bresaola Hand Rolls

This is a long-standing appetizer around my parts. It's super simple to prepare and has a sweet-salty combo that's A+. Bresaola is an air-dried beef that hails from Italy, although many c...
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Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicles | http://saltandwind.com

Limoncello Creamsicle Popsicles

On my first trip to Italy, I'’d religiously finish the day with a cone of straciatella gelato while the adults would sip on ice-cold Limoncello. Though I didn't ever try more than an eyed...
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Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast | http://saltandwind.com

Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast

If a bagel and lox turned Swedish, I imagine it'd end up something similar to this Beet Horseradish Smoked Salmon Breakfast Toast. Slightly sophisticated but stupidly simple to put together, if I c...
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How To Achieve Martini Perfection | http://saltandwind.com

How To Achieve Martini Perfection

It's time to talk Martinis. Our key to mastering holiday entertaining is to put a festive twist on a classic cocktail, perferably one that can be just as easily make for a party of ten as a party o...
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 California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Shop, and Stay In Palm Springs | http://saltandwind.com

California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Shop, and Stay In Palm Springs

Palm Spring is our first pick for a weekend away here in Southern Califonia. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorites in Palm Springs right now from where to eat to what to do.
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10 Tips To Help You Master Holiday Entertaining | http://saltandwind.com

10 Tips To Help You 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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{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

{Salsa Verde Alla Piemontese} Italian Herb Sauce

Italian salsa verde is a sweet-sour herby sauce that hails from the region of Piedmont and is traditionally served along heavy roasts and stews. We like to use it all over the place from a sauce al...
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The Food Lovers Travel Essentials | http://saltandwind.com

The Food Lovers Travel Essentials

We love the comforts of home when we travel, and food is obviously a huge part of that. We're all about the element of surprise, truth is, we have our “go-to” foodie needs. Pack these f...
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