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A Laid Back (And Very California) Guide To Holiday Food And Wine Pairing | https://saltandwind.com

A Laid Back (And Very California) Guide To Holiday Food And Wine Pairing

There are a lot of stressors during the holidays -- rowdy relatives, long shopping lines, new recipes -- and we can’t help with all of it. But we can help relieve any angst on the food and wine front with these our top tips for food and wine pairings.

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Bring It This Holiday With This Oysters With Pomegranate Mignonette Granita Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Bring It This Holiday With This Oysters With Pomegranate Mignonette Granita Recipe

A creative twist on oysters with mignonette sauce made with pomegranate juice, shallots, black pepper, and vinegar. Here it's frozen and scraped for a granita like texture that's a major winner!

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How To Host A California Style Fall Cheese And Wine Party | https://saltandwind.com

How To Host A California Style Fall Cheese And Wine Party

It's always a good time for a food and wine party! Here are our essential tips for you to make it a success!

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The Dessert To Make On Repeat This Holiday: Fresh Pear Fritters With Ginger Sugar Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

The Dessert To Make On Repeat This Holiday: Fresh Pear Fritters With Ginger Sugar Recipe

There are certain fried foods we’re always game to make because they’re so delicious they’re well worth the effort. Case in point? The classic Roman street snack known as suppli, the fries for this chorizo and egg sandwich, and these pear fritters.

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Spiced Persimmon Pudding Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Spiced Persimmon Pudding Recipe

Persimmons in dessert are one of the most underappreciated food preparations out there in our opinion. Here we right that wrong by combining ripe Hachiya persimmons with spices and baking it up for a not-too-sweet sophisticated but super simple dessert. 

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Four Ways To Unplug In California's Eastern Sierra | https://saltandwind.com

Four Ways To Unplug In California's Eastern Sierra

One of our favorite places to unplug and unwind right here in California? The Eastern Sierra! Here are four chill ways to do exactly that. 

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Did You Hear? Our Concierge Services Are Back! | https://saltandwind.com

Did You Hear? Our Concierge Services Are Back!

Dreaming of traveling but not sure where to start? We've got a service for that! The Salt & Wind concierge desk is here to help make your food adventures happen!

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Hosting A Small Group This Holiday? Start With This Scallop Crudo With Jalapeno Citrus Sauce Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Hosting A Small Group This Holiday? Start With This Scallop Crudo With Jalapeno Citrus Sauce Recipe

ISO of an easy showstopping appetizer? This Sea Scallop crudo made with citrus juice, ginger, jalapenos, and smashed avocado is it!

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Pomegranate Pistachio Apple and Radicchio Salad Cups With Maple Lemon Cream Sauce Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Pomegranate Pistachio Apple and Radicchio Salad Cups With Maple Lemon Cream Sauce Recipe

Looking for a healthy-ish appetizer to serve at your holiday party? These radicchio cups loaded with seasonal flavors are and a sweet, bright Maple Lemon Cream are a total winner!

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Here's What Sustainable Wine Means And Why Should You Care | https://saltandwind.com

Here's What Sustainable Wine Means And Why Should You Care

There comes a moment in every wine lover's life when they start to ask questions. And one of the most common is “What is sustainable wine?” We'll dive deep into that and also get into the terms "organic," "biodynamic," and "natural." 

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The Fall Treat We're Making Now: Spiced Apple-Thyme-Gouda Hand Pies Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

The Fall Treat We're Making Now: Spiced Apple-Thyme-Gouda Hand Pies Recipe

An easy recipe for a sweet-savory twist on traditional Apple Pie. Here fresh thyme, lemon, cinnamon, cheese, and apples come together for a delicious but unexpected filling! 

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Meyer Lemon Herbed Crab Bites Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Meyer Lemon Herbed Crab Bites Recipe

Sometimes the simplest recipes are our favorite -- case in point these Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites that are as familiar as your favorite crab salad yet fancified enough for your holiday cocktail party. 

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