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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

Turkey White Bean Soup with Olio Nuovo

This soup from Sunset Magazine is the perfect way to reinvent leftover turkey into a delicious new meal AND enjoy your freshly milled Olio Nuovo. If you don’t have enough leftover turkey meat from Thanksgiving, you can supplement it with roasted turkey breast from a deli, or even shredded rotisserie chicken. Serves 12 Ingredients  5… read more

Spiced Sangria

This Spiced Sangria is perfect for entertaining and can be adapted with any of your favorite We Olive Balsamic Vinegars. We like a darker balsamic vinegar, like our Aged Balsamic or Mission Fig. If you’d like to use a White Balsamic, like peach, try swapping the apples for peaches and nectarines! Serves 8 1 750… read more

Blood Orange Infused Olive Oil Cake

Blood Orange Infused Olive Oil Cake This recipe comes from Kimberley Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Serves 16 4 large eggs 2 cups sugar, divided 1 ½ cup Roussanne or any floral, fruity white wine, such as Viognier, divided ¾ cup We Olive’s Blood Orange Olive Oil or very fresh, fruity unflavored… read more

Cranberry Orange Crostini

This crostini makes a quick and festive appetizer for Thanksgiving and it’s a great way to use up leftover cranberry sauce. We love it with goat cheese, pistachios and Blood Orange Olive Oil, but brie, ricotta and blue cheese also work nicely here. Makes 24 appetizers 1 baguette, sliced into 24 pieces 2 tablespoons Extra… read more

Citrus, Date and Arugula Salad with Marcona Almonds

This recipe comes from Kimberley Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Citrus, Date and Arugula Salad with Marcona Almonds Makes approximately 1-½ cups ¾ cup shallot, finely chopped 1 teaspoon “zested” orange peel, Blood Orange or Cara Cara ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice, Blood Orange or Cara Cara ¼ cup… read more

Holiday Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts can be a delicious addition to your holiday dinner. This recipe is a celebration of fall with the addition of butternut squash. It comes from Kim Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Serves 8 Ingredients 2 lbs Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 2 bags (12 oz. each) fresh cut butternut… read more