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Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be all chocolate and roses! Suprise your sweetheart with something unexpected and delicious.  Check out our picks for Valentine’s Day gifts that are sure to please. Gift Boxes & Baskets We Olive gift boxes and baskets are the perfect way to say I love you. Create your own custom gift… read more

Winter Mimosa

If you’ve visited one of our Wine Bars, you’ve probably tried our popular Peach Basil Mimosa made with Peach White Balsamic Vinegar and Fresh Basil Olive Oil. We’ve adapted the recipe with some of our favorite seasonal flavors for cooler months. Check out three variations for winter weather mimosas below. To make 1 mimosa, you’ll need… read more

How to Make Steamed Mussels or Clams

Mussels and clams are a superfood 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 yields… read more

How to Make a Balsamic Cocktail

The family of sour cocktails are some of our favorites and they follow a very simple formula. Margaritas, Whiskey Sours, Daiquiris and Sidecars all have something in coming. They are made of a ratio of 1 part sweet: 1 part sour: 2 parts spirit. The sweet and sour parts of the ratio can slide up… read more

Cocktail Party Menu and Shopping List

Make entertaining a snap with a our We Olive Cocktail Party menu and shopping list. All of the recipes come together quickly and the cocktails are infinitely adaptable based on your favorite flavors and the season. The Food Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates Fig & Olive Tapenade  Parmensan Asiago Dip  Ricotta with Fresh Herbs & Olio Nuovo Need… read more

How to Cook with Olio Nuovo

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

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

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!

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

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