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Driving Tips For Your Next California Road Trip | https://saltandwind.com

Driving Tips For Your Next California Road Trip

So you've decided to road trip through the Golden State? Well, here are our essential tips before hitting the road so you can be sure to make the most of it!

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How to Eat Farm To Table In California's Central Valley | https://saltandwind.com

How to Eat Farm To Table In California's Central Valley

California’s Central Valley is one of the most productive food growing regions in the world. “Eat Farm to Table Cuisine in California’s Central Valley” explores the different dishes visiting locals and travelers can enjoy.

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The Fresno to Yosemite Itinerary For Food Lovers (And Everyone Else) | https://saltandwind.com

The Fresno to Yosemite Itinerary For Food Lovers (And Everyone Else)

The Fresno-to-Yosemite road trip boasts some of the best food in California. This route for food lovers (and everyone else) provides a path for meals and adventures.

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Must-See Sites Along California Highway 395 | https://saltandwind.com

Must-See Sites Along California Highway 395

Stretching between California's Sierra Nevada mountains and the Nevada State line, Highway 395 road wanders past old mining towns, premium ski resorts, legit ghost towns, and famous film locations.

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Butter Tart Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Butter Tart Recipe

Chocolate Salted Caramel Almond Butter Tart Recipe: don't let the long name scare you! This chocolate tart is simple to make and tastes delicious. The crust is made of salted crused graham crackers, the nut butter caramel is smooth and creamy and best of all, it's all covered in rich chocolate ganache.

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Roasted Garlic Pumpkin Hummus With Toasted Pepitas Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Roasted Garlic Pumpkin Hummus With Toasted Pepitas Recipe

Up your homemade hummus game with this decidedly fall take made with pumpkin, maple syrup, and roasted garlic. Serve it with crackers, cut up veg, or slather it on your favorite vegetable sandwich.

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

How To Host A California Style 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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Rosemary Grape Agrodolce With Prosciutto Crostini Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Rosemary Grape Agrodolce With Prosciutto Crostini Recipe

You could use this sweet-sour herbed grape sauce on anything from pork chops to salmon. But our favorite is to top a crusty piece of bread with some burrata or curls of cured meat and serve it as a cocktail party bite.

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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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Discovering Wine Deep In California’s Sierra Foothills | https://saltandwind.com

Discovering Wine Deep In California’s Sierra Foothills

California’s Sierra Foothills are known as the epicenter of the Gold Rush. But the area has also been home to wine grapes since the early 1800’s, but that’s just the beginning. Discover the story behind the wines and the region.

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Roasted Sweet Potato Chips with Whipped Goat Cheese Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Roasted Sweet Potato Chips with Whipped Goat Cheese Recipe

This sweet potato appetizer is essentially crisp sweet potato chips scattered across whipped goat cheese. It may just sound like a healthy plant-based appetizer, but that is discounting it. The smoky, crisp sweet potato combined with the ethereally light, sweet, peppery, herbed goat cheese is pure appetizer magic. 

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Getting A Taste Of Paso Robles Wine Country Right Now | https://saltandwind.com

Getting A Taste Of Paso Robles Wine Country Right Now

California’s Central Coast is a bit of a mystery to many travelers. We say that because, in the years we’ve provided our travel advising services in California, we’ve had plenty of people come to us for advice on where to go in this region. And that's especially the case with Paso Robles.

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