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5 Tips for Giving Business Gifts

There are many reasons to consider gift-giving as part of your business. You may be part of a large company with multiple service providers that you’d like to recognize. You might be in sales with a roster of customers that you’d like to show appreciation. Or you could be a freelancer with a handful of… read more

Our Best Business Gifts for Clients & Employees

Giving a business gift to a client, service provider, or employee can strengthen relationships and demonstrate gratitude and appreciation in a meaningful way. There are many reasons and occasions to give business gifts and we’ve outlined them for you here. But what exactly should you give to show your appreciation? Check out our top picks… read more

How to Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Fresh extra virgin olive oil can range in flavor from buttery and mild to bold and grassy with a cough-inducing peppery finish. The variety of flavors and styles of olive oil opens a world of possibilities to a home cook but it can also be overwhelming. We put together a simple guide to demystify EVOO… read more

One Salad Dressing Recipe, Four Ways!

We have a simple method for putting together a delicious salad dressing recipe and once you learn it, you’ll be able to adapt it endlessly with your favorite olive oil, vinegar, herbs, and flavors. The most important thing is to let taste guide you. If you’re using a highly acidic vinegar or lemon juice, you’ll… read more

How to Use Champagne Mimosa Vinegar

We Olive’s Champagne Mimosa Vinegar is a staff favorite! It’s made in San Luis Obispo County, CA and starts with ripe juicy citrus and is a true California Champagne vinegar. This blend has an effervescent, tangy flavor with a touch of citrus. How to Use Champagne Mimosa Vinegar Seafood The citrus elements in the vinegar… read more

How to Use Elderberry Balsamic Vinegar

What is an elderberry? Before we get into how to use Elderberry Balsamic Vinegar, let’s talk about elderberries! Elderberries have deep traditions in native cultures as a remedy for colds, flus and stomach aches. Modern studies indicate that the juice from these berries are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins C, A, B6, iron and beta carotene… read more

Perfect Pairing: Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar + Fresh Basil Olive Oil

We love experimenting with flavor combinations and this perfect pairing is a must for summer cooking! Our Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar and Fresh Basil Olive Oil are a match made in heaven. Learn more about these two tasty products and how to use them together. Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar This California balsamic vinegar is sweet and smooth… read more

How to Make Potato Salad Without a Recipe

No summer BBQ is complete without a good potato salad. Learn how to make potato salad without a recipe and find out our favorite variations on this summer classic. Step 1: Boil Your Potatoes Here’s what to keep in mind in terms of potatoes and quantity. You want around 1/4 lb to 1/2 pound of… read more

Tasty Hot Dog Toppings for Your Summer BBQ

Hot dogs are a staple of summer grilling and we have a host of tasty hot dog topping ideas to inspire your next cookout. Set up a variety of toppings for a hot dog bar or pick one or two for a weeknight dinner. Custom Ketchup Whip up a smoky, sweet ketchup with a kick.… read more

How to Use Tapenade

We are huge fans of tapenade, the robustly flavored olive condiment born in Southern France. So much so that we created three different tapenades each with a unique flavor profile. Tapenade is not just a dip or a spread, it is incredibly versatile as a flavoring ingredient, you’ll want to keep a jar of it… read more