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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

Marinated Cheese

Marinated cheese is your new favorite recipe Marinated cheese is incredibly easy to make and endlessly adaptable with different flavor combinations and olive oils. You can serve marinated cheese with toasted baguette, cracker and veggies as an appetizer or add it to your favorite sandwich, salad or pizza. And the leftover oil? It’s fantastically flavorful… read more

Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad

This is the perfect salad: creamy goat cheese, roasted beets, avocado. We love arugula for its peppery bite, but feel free to swap in whatever salad green you like. Check out the original recipe at Delish. Serves 4 Ingredients For the salad 6 medium beets, scrubbed 6 cups arugula 1 avocado, sliced 4 oz goat cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts… read more

Kale Salad with Butternut Squash and Almonds

This Kale Salad with Butternut Squash and Almonds from Bon Appetit is simple and simply delicious. The sweet roasted squash plays on the saltiness of the Parmesan and the nutty crunch of almonds. We love this with a roast chicken or with the addition of some barley or farro to give it a little more… read more

Peppadew Cheese Dip

Peppadew Cheese Dip Our peppadew cheese dip is a riff on classic pimiento cheese dip and uses peppadew peppers in place of pimientos. It’s creamy and cheesy with a hint of smoke and jalapeno from two of our bestselling olive oils. It comes together in minutes and will be a hit at your next party. Or… read more

Zucchini Butter

Super Easy and Delicious Zucchini Butter This delicious butter actually contains no butter at all, but it might become your new favorite spread for toast! This is a perfect way to use the abundance of zucchini coming from your garden. Just pair it with your favorite EVOO, we like Arbequina in this one, but you… read more

Watermelon & Cucumber Salad

A Perfect Summer Salad This recipe comes from one of our favorite bloggers, Smitten Kitchen, who adapted this recipe from the cookbook Saladish. We love the use of ricotta salata in place of feta and the touch pepitas for crunch! Try this with your favorite EVOO or for extra flavor try Meyer Lemon or Fresh… read more

Grilled Chicken with Mint Pine Nut Gremolata

Grilled chicken gets an instant upgrade with this zesty herb sauce for an anything-but-average meal. It also works well with fish, meat and veggies! This recipe originally appeared on My Recipes. Ingredients Gremolata: 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 2 garlic cloves, minced 4… 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

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