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Spring Recipe Roundup

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What to cook right now! Spring brings a new crop of produce to the farmers market and we’ve rounded up our favorite spring recipes with your favorite We Olive olive oils and vinegars. Artichokes with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette Asparagus & Spring Pea Salad Asparagus & Leek Soup Asparagus Spring Pea Lemon Risotto Beet, Fennel &… read more

How to Cook with Olio Nuovo

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Olio Nuovo‘s robust, green notes make it a beautiful addition to many different dishes. Its assertive profile works best with rich or boldy flavored dishes. Find our favorite foods to pair with this super fresh olive oil here. Or try one of of the delicious, seasonal recipes below. Ricotta with Fresh Herbs & Olio Nuovo… read more

Thanksgiving Recipes

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We Olive Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table.  We have a gorgeous recipe for Olio Nuovo Roast Turkey along with some easy Thanksgiving sides, cocktails, and sweets for your family’s table. Bon Appetit! Olio Nuovo Roast Turkey Balsamic Brussels Sprouts Roasted Acorn Squash with Fried Sage & Pecorino Fresh… read more

Balsamic Vinegar Cocktails & Sippers

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We Olive Balsamic Vinegars are not just for salad! They often make their way into our glasses. They are tangy, but sweet with complex flavors and a thick, rich mouthfeel, making them a secret weapon for all your favorite beverage recipes. Take a look at the links below for some of our favorite balsamic vinegar… read more

Don’t be fooled by grocery store olive oil!

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Olive oil often makes headlines for its health benefits with new studies popping up each year highlighting the properties in EVOO that fight heart disease and cancer. In recent years though, olive oil is also making news for darker reasons. This story on 60 Minutes about the Italian mafia’s practice of producing fake extra virgin… read more

EVOO Guide: How to Use Delicate, Medium & Robust Olive Oils

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By Emily Davis If you’ve tasted fresh extra virgin olive oil, you know EVOO can range from buttery and mild to bold and grassy with a cough-inducing peppery finish. The variety of flavors and styles of olive oil can be a cook’s dream but it can also be overwhelming. We’ve created a straightforward guide to… 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

DIY: Flavored Olive Oil “Butters”

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We all love olive oil here right? But we will admit that butter, while not being the healthiest choice, has some pretty appealing things going on. Primarily it’s that creamy, spreadable richness that speaks to us. We’ve been seeing some really delicious recipes around for herb butters, flavored butters and butter sauces that are perfect… read more

Pesto 101: How to Make Pesto

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Pesto is a simple sauce that can transform dishes of all sorts with its bright herbal flavors. The word pesto comes from the Italian word “pestare” which means to pound or crush. We’ve all had traditional basil pesto but a basic pesto recipe can be transformed with all different varieties of herbs, nuts and olive… read more

The Mediterranean Diet, Olive Oil & Your Health

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While the Mediterranean Diet, which includes a healthy dose of extra virgin olive oil, has been in existence for hundreds of years, recent studies provide compelling evidence of the associated health benefits. Topping the list of reasons to eat like a Greek: Reduced risk of coronary artery disease and stroke More effective than a low-fat… read more