Eat & Drink

An Ode to the Tomato

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By We Olive Culinary Projects Editor Emily Davis On the rare occasion that I encounter someone who does not like tomatoes, my first thought is that they’ve clearly never had a good tomato. And let’s be honest people, there are A LOT of bad tomatoes out there. I’m talking about those orangish, mealy, out-of-season atrocities… read more

How to Glaze with We Olive Balsamic Vinegar

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We Olive balsamic vinegars are tangy and sweet making them a great finishing sauce for anything off the grill. The key to glazing with a We Olive balsamic is all about timing. Brush on the balsamic in the last 5 – 10 minutes of cooking so that the natural sugars in the vinegar don’t begin… read more

How to Grill a Pizza

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If you’ve never grilled a pizza, you may be thinking “Why bother?” but you have to trust us, it’s sooooo worth it. When you taste that crispy, lightly charred crust, you’ll understand. Grilled pizza is great party food, family food and even camping food because every person can top their own pizza and grill them… read more

How to use leftover hard boiled eggs

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We love hard boiled eggs. They’re packed with protein and amino acids in a delicious low-calorie package. We like to keep them in our fridge for a post-workout snack (drizzled with EVOO of course) or chop them up and add them to a veggie-packed salad. Occasionally we end up with a few extra eggs and… read more

Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive OIl

  Made with with estate grown Arbequina Olives from Yolo County, California. Tasting Notes: Aromas of banana and grass with a creamy, ripe olive fruit flavor. Medium pungency and a lingering, slightly sweet finish. Classic Arbequina flavor profile! About Arbequina olives: Originally from Spain, Arbequina is the second most widely planted varietal in the world due… read more

How to Host an Olive Oil Tasting Party

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We don’t need an excuse to throw a party, but if you do, all the new 2015 olive oils being released seems worthy of celebrating, don’t you think? Skip the cocktail party or wine tasting and use our step-by-step guide to throwing a unique and memorable get-together. Select your olive oils. It’s important to choose… read more

Heart Healthy Chocolate Recipes for your Valentine!

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Valentine’s Day is synonymous with chocolate but it doesn’t have to be unhealthy. We’ve put together a list of delicious chocolate recipes made with heart healthy EVOO for you to make for the person closest to your heart! Chocolate Olive Oil Mousse Chocolate Blood Orange Tarts with Olive Oil Crust Flourless Chocolate Olive Oil Cake… read more

Dinner Tonight: Mussels & Clams

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Mussels and clams are a super food to us. They are a lean protein with lots of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. They are nutrient-rich, mussels especially with B-vitamins and clams with iron. They are full of flavor and cook quickly. Whether you’re a shellfish aficionado or meek about mollusks, our foolproof formula for cooking them… read more

Realistic Resolutions

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Too many resolutions plus too great a change equals a recipe for failure, and nobody wants to start off the year feeling like a failure. We’ve been thinking about ways to combat the inevitable resolution fail and we believe that small changes are most likely to stick. Here are our realistic resolutions for 2015. Let… read more

Our Best Stocking Stuffers

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We have a few general rules when selecting stocking stuffers. They can’t be too big or heavy and they should be a bit unexpected. In this age of wish lists, which make gift giving a snap, we lose some of the personal touch that comes with selecting a gift for a loved one. The stocking… read more