California

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Local Food: What To Eat On The Monterey Peninsula | https://saltandwind.com

Local Food: What To Eat On The Monterey Peninsula

Here’s what to eat and where when you travel to California’s Monterey Peninsula.

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Ruby Red Cherry Sangria Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Ruby Red Cherry Sangria Cocktail Recipe

Each year when cherries are in season here in California, we end up making a twist on this sangria. Made with rose wine, Chambord liqueur, and oranges, it's a sweet-tart take on the classic drink. 

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The Top Road Trips In California | https://saltandwind.com

The Top Road Trips In California

Sharing some of our favorite weekend road trips and ways to roam across California from north to south. 

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Strawberry-Tarragon Curd Toast Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Strawberry-Tarragon Curd Toast Recipe

A super simple but elegant recipe for a traditional French-style curd with tons of fresh strawberries, a hint of tarragon, this is perfect on toast, crepes, or served with scones.

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The Martinez Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

The Martinez Cocktail Recipe

If you were to travel along a cocktail history timeline from the Manhattan to the Martini, you'd make a stop along the way at this, the Martinez Cocktail. 

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Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken With Bread Salad Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken With Bread Salad Recipe

A must-make recipe from the San Francisco institution, Zuni Cafe, this roast chicken served with a charred bread salad with toasted nuts and spicy greens is perfect for a Sunday meal or a romantic dinner. 

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This Is The Best City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality | https://saltandwind.com

This Is The Best City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality

When you love food as much as we do, it can be hard to decide where to go and what to eat, especially since there are different cities for different types of eater. So, here it is: our list of cities for (almost) every type of eater out there.

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Asparagus Ricotta Baked Eggs with Mint-Basil Puree Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Asparagus Ricotta Baked Eggs with Mint-Basil Puree Recipe

Say hello to the ultimate Spring brunch recipe! It's make ahead, easy, and a total showstopper.

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A Thoroughly Modern Mother’s Day Brunch | https://saltandwind.com

A Thoroughly Modern Mother’s Day Brunch

Here’s a look into our Mother’s Day brunch including the menu, the décor, our signature Hangar 1 Rosé Vodka cocktail, and all the info to do it yourself!

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Toasted Coconut Kettle Corn Popcorn Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Toasted Coconut Kettle Corn Popcorn Recipe

Sometimes we like to mix it up and go high-low around here, like, say, a pinkies-out cocktail party with artisanal cocktails with one of our favorite snacks, popcorn. But then we dress up our popcorn a bit, not too much, like say with sweet-salty kettle flavors and tropical toasted coconut, so it's super easy going but still impressive. 

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Oil Packed Tuna And Arugula Salad Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Oil Packed Tuna And Arugula Salad Recipe

A filling and healthy salad recipe with flavors reminiscent of Italy, we love making this salad with high quality oil-packed tuna because it makes the dish!

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Why We Always And Forever Love Spring Skiing In California | https://saltandwind.com

Why We Always And Forever Love Spring Skiing In California

One of the reasons I can always use more Lake Tahoe in my life? It's the perfect mix of active all day and relaxing all night. This El Nino season, it's been hard to have a bad ski day but, I'm partial to Spring skiing, because, as a native Californian, I like to think we do it right.

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