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Citrus Spice Salad

This fall salad makes a delicious lunch but also pairs beautifully with a roasted chicken for a simple fall dinner. Makes 4 large servings ½ cup We Olive extra virgin olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons 2/3 cup of almonds, chopped Kosher salt 6 sage leaves 1/4 cup of We Olive Citrus Spice Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon honey… read more

Tomatillo Salsa Verde with EVOO

Tomatillo salsa verde

This quick and easy home-made tomatillo salsa verde is one of my favorites because it is super healthy, fresh, and simple to make. Salsa verde is really easy to make from scratch, all you need are tomatillos, jalapeño, garlic, lime, and cilantro, and of course … fresh EVOO (extra virgin olive oil). All you need… read more

Olive Oil Stuffing with Sausage

This classic olive oil stuffing recipe is aromatic and flavorful with lots of fresh herbs and citrus. You can swap out pork sausage for turkey sausage if you like or leave the meat out all together. Just replace the fat from the sausage with more olive oil. We’ve included instructions for cooking it in the… read more

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This method of pan-roasting Brussels sprouts turns out tender, caramelized Brussels sprouts every time. Choose your favorite We Olive Balsamic Vinegar. It’s delicious with Aged Balsamic but also lovely with a seasonal white balsamic like D’Anjou Pear. Get the recipe for pan-roasted Brussels sprouts here. Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 pounds Brussels sprouts 6 Tablespoons We… read more

Brussels Sprout Salad with Pear, Manchego & Pecans

One of our favorite ways to prepare Brussels sprouts is to treat them like a salad green. You can shred them up raw and dress them like you would a slaw. Or you can quickly blanch the leaves to give them a toothy but tender bite, which is what we’ve done in the following recipe.… read more

Olive Oil Pie Crust

This olive oil pie crust recipe was developed by Chef Lauren Mahlke and it’s a genius alternative to butter or shortening. We like it with a mild, buttery or fruity olive oil like Arbequina. Swap out this olive oil pie crust dough in any of your favorite pie recipes. Makes 1 single pie crust Ingredients… read more

Blackberry Basil Spritzer

This Blackberry Basil Spritzer is a refreshing summer drink that will keep you hydrated. Seasonal blackberries and fresh basil pair perfectly with a hint of lime. We’ve also added some variations on this drink so you can experiment with other flavors or turn it into a cocktail! Ingredients 1 pint fresh blackberries 1 medium lime sliced into thin rounds 6-8 large basil… read more

Jalapeno Lime Marinade

This Jalapeno Lime Marinade is our favorite marinade for steak or chicken, especially if it’s going to end up in a taco! You can also use it on pork, seafood and even veggies. 1 medium jalapeño, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro Zest of 1 lime 1/4 cup fresh… read more

Hummus Sandwich

This hummus sandwich is a new addition to our wine bar menu and it is loaded with fresh, healthy toppings that will fill you up but won’t weigh you down. Use this recipe as a guideline for creating your own version with all your favorite things! Serves 1 1 foccacia or ciabatta roll, sliced in… read more

Strawberry Mint Julep

We love a mint julep in the warmer months and we also love adding We Olive Balsamic Vinegars to our cocktails! We used Strawberry White Balsamic and fresh strawberries in this version, but you should definitely experiment with your favorite flavors. This recipe was adapted from a class mint julep recipe that we like over… read more