Here’s How To Make The Most Out Of Summer: Our Warm Weather Bucket List | http://saltandwind.com

Here’s How To Make The Most Out Of Summer: Our Warm Weather Bucket List

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of summer — sizzling grills, backyard bashes and wine being poured — and it’s fast approaching. Summer is when we food and travel lover...
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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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Brothy Garlic Soup with Slow-Roasted Tomatoes and Poached Eggs | http://saltandwind.com

Brothy Garlic Soup with Slow-Roasted Tomatoes and Poached Eggs

Summer colds are kind of the worst. I mean, it's not like I ever really want to voluntarily sign up for a cold but there's something about being feverish and sniffly when it's hot outside that just...
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Strawberry Rosewater Cardamom Lassi | http://saltandwind.com

Strawberry Rosewater Cardamom Lassi

My latest obsession has been this buttermilk and strawberry lassi. Some swear you must use whole milk yogurt to call it a lassi, but I like the tang and frothiness that comes from blended buttermil...
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Franciacorta Risotto with Pears and Crisped Speck | http://saltandwind.com

Franciacorta Risotto with Pears and Crisped Speck

After only a few days in Franciacorta, I was totally smitten. The sparkling wine there is fantastic, the area is gorgeous Italian countryside, and the people were so kind. Our meal at Bar...
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Toasting The Season With Multi-Task Mingling  | http://saltandwind.com

Toasting The Season With Multi-Task Mingling

Between the holiday card writing, menu planning, and events, the “to do” list just doesn’t quit this time of year. And rather than waiting to see friends at more formal festivitie...
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Dutch Baby Pancake with Caramelized Persimmons | http://saltandwind.com

Dutch Baby Pancake with Caramelized Persimmons

The Dutch Baby, basically a souffléd pancake, is a looker — it rises to great heights, gets crisp on the edges, custardy in the middle, and is a pancake crater that’s a natural bo...
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Cocoa-Chile Sweet Spicy Snack Mix | http://saltandwind.com

Cocoa-Chile Sweet Spicy Snack Mix

A simple and easy recipe for a Mexican-inspired twist on classic snack mix with plantain chips, nuts, pretzels and a spiced-cocoa coating!
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{Cacio e Pepe Di Leonardo Vignoli} Leonardo Vignoli’s Cacio e Pepe Pasta | http://saltandwind.com

{Cacio e Pepe Di Leonardo Vignoli} Leonardo Vignoli’s Cacio e Pepe Pasta

Katie Parla knows a thing or two about Rome—having lived and worked there for over 13 years—and she's shared her secrets in the book, Tasting Rome. We asked her about her must-east...
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Smashed Pea Bruschetta With Whipped Ricotta | http://saltandwind.com

Smashed Pea Bruschetta With Whipped Ricotta

It's happened. I have a horrid case of Spring Fever and it has no intention of going away. Really though, it's not my fault. I blame it on the random unseasonably warm days we've had. And the cherr...
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Thai Shrimp Tostadas | http://saltandwind.com

Thai Shrimp Tostadas

We're of the belief that tostadas make anything better -- the salty, crunchy goodness means you can raise your favorite foods up high on a sort-of flavor pedestal. And in the realm of tostada hiera...
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Charred Poblano Pesto Pasta | http://saltandwind.com

Charred Poblano Pesto Pasta

You know when you just overcomplicate things? But then you get in the kitchen and things fall into place. Everything happens easily. And the result is something simple but satisfying like this char...
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Chilled Zucchini Walnut Basil Soup | http://saltandwind.com

Chilled Zucchini Walnut Basil Soup

This time of year I can never get enough zucchini. That is until I can’t stand anymore zucchini. After you’ve made your share of zucchini pasta, zucchini carpaccio, and salads, it ...
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Broiled Polenta Bites with Green Harissa | http://saltandwind.com

Broiled Polenta Bites with Green Harissa

When it comes to entertaining, we have our go-to recipes like this Broiled Polenta. It's a gluten-free twist on crostini and the green harissa is nothing short of addictive!
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{Hyderabadi Dum Biryani} Spiced Lamb Biryani Rice Dish | http://saltandwind.com

{Hyderabadi Dum Biryani} Spiced Lamb Biryani Rice Dish

Biryani deserves some props. It’s an aromatic rice pilaf (aka rice cooked into liquid) that hails from the Indian city of Nawabs, Hyderabad and it's one of the oldest of old-school rice dishes. Tho...
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Cuban Roast Pork Cheeseburger with Mojo Onions | http://saltandwind.com

Cuban Roast Pork Cheeseburger with Mojo Onions

Inspired by a recent trip to Miami, this recipe – a combination of classic burger, slow-roasted pork, sweet and sour onions, and melty cheese – makes this sandwich as much Cuban as it i...
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Vanilla Poundcake with Kumquat-Thyme Marmalade | http://saltandwind.com

Vanilla Poundcake with Kumquat-Thyme Marmalade

February in Northern California is one of our favorite times of the year to road trip. It's that one moment when you can hit Napa, hike into the redwoods, and skip down to Big Sur and have it all t...
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Truffled Mushroom Prosciutto Pizza | http://saltandwind.com

Truffled Mushroom Prosciutto Pizza

You'd think that Hollywood would be an anti-pizza world since it's non-Paleo, full of carbs, and breaks every other dieting rule, but I live at an intersection of amazing and phenomenal when it com...
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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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{Fiori Di Zucca Fritti} Classic Italian Fried Zucchini Flowers | http://saltandwind.com

{Fiori Di Zucca Fritti} Classic Italian Fried Zucchini Flowers

Few places do fried food to the level of Rome. From the suppli to the Animelle fritte (sweetbreads), and the Carciofi alla giudia (fried artichokes) to (our fave) fried zuc...
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