Santa Barbara Style Surf n Turf

Chef Lee Abbott’s Tri-Tip and citrus Santa Barbara Spot Prawns with Rosé Wine Ancho Chili Reduction Sauce paired with Altaneve Rosé Prosecco. Created exclusively for Basil & Salt Magazine, the burst of coastal Ranch and Sea flavors matched with Altaneve Rosé Prosecco bubbles creates the perfect pairing. You can find the recipe and method here on the site, so stay tuned!   Cook…Wine Lover…Adventurist Lee … Continue reading Santa Barbara Style Surf n Turf

Santa Barbara Style Surf n Turf

Chef Lee Abbott’s Tri-Tip and citrus Santa Barbara Spot Prawns with Rosé Wine Ancho Chili Reduction Sauce paired with Altaneve Rosé Prosecco. Created exclusively for Basil & Salt Magazine, the burst of coastal Ranch and Sea flavors matched with Altaneve Rosé Prosecco bubbles creates the perfect pairing. You can find the recipe and method inside our printed September issue of Basil & Salt Magazine. Subscribe … Continue reading Santa Barbara Style Surf n Turf

Backyard Grilling; The Magic of Summer

We are back today and sharing the love of the grill.  Summer time is just around the corner and that means months of barbecue weather and we are collecting recipes! A cookout, barbecue, backyard party….whatever your best loved term for it is, is a fav of ours because of pre-prep time.  Most of the work is done the day before or the morning of, leaving … Continue reading Backyard Grilling; The Magic of Summer

Hot Grill, Cool Beer

Author:  Ginger Johnson *ssssssss* *pop!* Mmmmmmmm… Grilling is a special treat to me because it’s a very primal act. You get something raw, slap it on the grate over hot coals and cook. It’s simple, rewarding, and very basic. Beer is in ideal partner in grilling pursuits in two ways. One as a food partner. With dozens of styles to match and complement foods, there’s … Continue reading Hot Grill, Cool Beer

The Cookbook Library presents; She-Smoke: A Backyard Barbecue Book, by Julie Reinhardt

She-Smoke: A Backyard Barbecue Book, by Julie Reinhardt, empowers women to take their place back at the fire. In She-Smoke, Reinhardt gives step-by-step instructions on a variety of barbecue topics, from buying local, sustainable meats, to building the perfect slow and low fire, and smoking a holiday barbecue feast. She includes a host of delicious recipes aimed to teach women technique, with more in-depth instruction than that of … Continue reading The Cookbook Library presents; She-Smoke: A Backyard Barbecue Book, by Julie Reinhardt

Lulu B’s Fabulous Cocktails have your chocolate craving handled

Longer days and warmer evenings mean grilling season.  It also means evenings with friends, family and chilled cocktails on the back deck.  This time of year the dinner party moves outdoors and thankfully Lulu B. has the most Fabulous Cocktails to serve at your next gathering. Spending time with the girlfriends catching up and having a few drinks is great down time and I love … Continue reading Lulu B’s Fabulous Cocktails have your chocolate craving handled