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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

Cocktails with Olive Oil: The Carrie Cocktail

Our first Midwest location, We Olive & Wine Bar Cincinnati recently hosted a silent movie night complete with housemade EVOO popcorn and cinema-themed cocktails featuring We Olive olive oils and vinegars. This thriller features both We Olive Blood Orange Olive Oil and Blood Orange Soda for a frightfully refreshing cocktail. It will inspire you to try more… read more

Blood Orange & Maple Olive Oil Granola

This heart-healthy granola is made with Blood Orange Olive Oil and maple syrup and is addictively sweet and salty. If you don’t have Blood Orange Olive Oil, a good-quality California Extra Virgin Olive Oil works well. Serve with plain Greek yogurt for a satisfying breakfast or snack. Makes about 8 cups 3 cups old-fashioned rolled… read more

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

Spiced Pomegranate Sparkler

This festive sparkling wine cocktail is the perfect way to kick off a holiday party! This cocktail also works well with cranberry juice and fresh cranberries. Serves `1 Ingredients 1 teaspoon We Olive Mulled Spice Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon pomegranate juice 4 ounces sparkling wine 1 teaspoon pomegranate seeds A drizzle of We Olive Blood… read more

Chocolate Olive Oil Mousse

Chocolate Olive Oil Mousse Serves 6 – 8 Ingredients 8 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped 6 large eggs, separated 2/3 cup sugar ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus more for garnish ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt Chocolate shavings and coarse sea salt for garnish (optional) Put the chocolate in microwave safe bowl and melt in… read more

Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

balsamic marinated pork tenderloin

Our Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar is tart and sweet with beautiful depth of flavor. This vinaigrette pairs the tangy vinegar with our Blood Orange Olive Oil* which has a subtle sweetness to it. It’s delicious on salads with grilled pork or chicken as well as roasted butternut squash or pumpkin. Makes 1/2 cup 1 tablespoon minced… read more

Spicy Blood Orange Steamed Mussels with Tarragon

These boldly-flavored steamed mussels are delicious with Belgian wheat beer. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad to make it a meal. For 1 serving, you’ll need: 2 lbs mussels* 2 tablespoons Blood Orange Olive Oil 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper… read more

10 Minute Cranberry Sauce

This super simple cranberry sauce comes together in ten minutes so there’s no excuse for using the canned stuff! Ingredients 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup orange juice 2/3 cup sugar 12 oz fresh or frozen cranberries 2 tablespoon Mulled Spice Balsamic Vinegar (or Aged Balsamic Vinegar) 2 tablespoon Blood Orange Olive Oil In a medium… read more