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Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It’s our busiest time of year and the We Olive elves are working around the clock to create beautiful and delicious gifts for you and yours. Our stores are stocked with California’s finest extra virgin olive oils along with some of the tastiest vinegars and gourmet foods around. With all these fantastic gift options, it… read more

Olio Nuovo: How to use fresh extra virgin olive oil

Olio Nuovo: The Season’s Freshest EVOO Olio Nuovo‘s robust, green notes make it a beautiful addition to many different dishes. Its assertive profile works best with rich or boldly flavored dishes. How to pair Olio Nuovo with food Olio Nuovo‘s robust, green notes make it a beautiful addition to many different dishes. Its assertive profile… read more

How to Make a Balsamic Cocktail

The family of sour cocktails is some of our favorites and they follow a very simple formula. Margaritas, Whiskey Sours, Daiquiris and Sidecars all have something in common. 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

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

How to Host an Olive Oil Tasting Party

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”

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