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Blood Orange Vinaigrette

This simple vinaigrette comes together in seconds and is delicious on green salads and steamed and roasted veggies. We like to store this dressing in a squeeze bottle or jar and shake it up before each use. Makes about 2/3 cup Ingredients 2 oz We Olive Blood Orange Olive Oil 3 oz Extra Virgin Olive… read more

Go-To Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette recipe never fails us. It’s simple but flavorful and requires a more acidic vinaigrette, like a wine or cider vinegar. Makes 1/3 cup Ingredients 1 clove garlic, pounded with a mortar and pestle to a paste 1 tablespoon wine or cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Kosher salt – a few pinches Freshly… read more

Balsamic Onion Jam

This sweet and savory spread makes a lovely DIY gift for the holidays. It’s delicious on sandwiches, flatbreads, and works beautifully with artisan cheese and salami. Makes 2 cups Ingredients 8 cups thinly sliced yellow onions (about 4 onions) ¼ cup We Olive Fresh Garlic Olive Oil  1 tablespoon light brown sugar ¼ cup We… read more

Quick Pickled Onions

Make these once and they’ll become a staple in your fridge. Made with our Apple Cider Vinegar, they’re a delicious topper for salads, sandwiches, burgers, and grilled sausages. Use any type of onion you like! Makes 2 cups 2 cups of water 1 medium onion, about 5 ounces, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon salt… read more

Pineapple Pickled Peppers

This simple combination of jalapenos pickled in Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar is a winner. Try these in stir-fry’s and on fish tacos, hot dogs, and pizza. 1/2 lb jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced 1 cup Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar 1 cup water 2 tablespoons salt Place your sliced jalapenos in a container or jar. Heat the… read more

Peach Mostarda

This sweet and tart Italian condiment is made with fresh peaches and our popular Peach White Balsamic Vinegar and is the perfect accompaniment to an artisan cheese and charcuterie plate or grilled or roasted meats. Makes 2 cups 2 lbs peaches, peel and pits removed and chopped in a 1/2 inch dice 2/3 cup We… read more


This aioli recipe comes from Alice Waters cookbook The Art of Simple Food and can be adapted with different herbs and styles of olive oil. For a basic aioli, we like to use We Olive Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil for it’s mild olive flavor. You can use a more robust EVOO if you prefer bolder… read more

Basil Puree

We are addicted to this recipe for Basil Puree from Deborah Madison. It’s the perfect way to use an abundance of basil and it keeps in the fridge for weeks. Toss it with pasta or cooked veggies, drizzle it on soups, pizzas or grilled meats, and add a tablespoon to your vinaigrette. We used We… read more

Lemon Herb Marinade

This lemon herb marinade is our go-to for summer grilling. It’s fantastic on chicken, seafood and especially vegetables. We used fresh oregano and parsley in this version, but you can swap out any fresh herbs you have on hand. If you don’t have Meyer Lemon Olive Oil, use regular extra virgin olive oil and the… read more

Balsamic Sweet Peppers

Adapted from a recipe by Deborah Madison in The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone This simple sauteed pepper dish turns run-of-the-mill bell peppers into a delicious side dish, condiment or topping. Try them on crusty bread with ricotta, on an antipasto plate with fresh mozzarella and salami, toss them with pasta, serve them with grilled… read more