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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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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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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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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Photos From The Quaintest Lake Town In Italy: Lake Garda's Sirmione | http://saltandwind.com

Photos From The Quaintest Lake Town In Italy: Lake Garda's Sirmione

Sometimes things are really great surprises like making a flight connection when it seems mathmatically impossible or getting upgraded in your hotel room. Or finding a town that doesn't show up on ...
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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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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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{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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Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria | http://saltandwind.com

Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria

Raise your hand if you too have fallen victim to sangria that's too sweet and just a hangover waiting to happen. This California-inspired sangria with fresh fruit, local wine, and ginger liqueur is...
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Channeling South Beach Miami Style | http://saltandwind.com

Channeling South Beach Miami Style

With the days bringing us so close to spring, I can't help but let my thoughts wander to brighter, sunnier things to come. My upcoming trip to attend the South Beach Food & Wine Festival in Mia...
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A Foodie Adventure in Havana, Cuba | http://saltandwind.com

A Foodie Adventure in Havana, Cuba

Ralph Maccio's doppelganger showed me that getting lost in Old Havana is a good thing. 
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Beach Day at Caneel Bay | http://saltandwind.com

Beach Day at Caneel Bay

The most fun we’ve had packing lately? Far and away it was for our girls’ trip to the Carribean. One of our favorite stops was the picture-perfect Trunk Bay on St. John's where we snork...
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