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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

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

Bufala Negra Cocktail

The Bufala Negra is a bourbon-based cocktail created by master mixologist Jerry Slater. Our slightly adapted version features ginger ale, fresh basil, and Sweet Sangria Balsamic Vinegar, which is available for a limited time. If you can’t get your hands on Sangria Balsamic, our Traditional Aged Balsamic also works well here. 1 1/2 oz. bourbon… read more

Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls

Looking for a summertime BBQ recipe? Try these mouthwatering balsamic glazed steak rolls! Recipe by Daring Gourmet Ingredients: 8 thin slices sirloin or flank steak We Olive EVOO Salt and freshly ground black pepper Fresh rosemary, chopped 1 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips 1 green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips 1 medium… read more

We Olive Chopped Salad

Chopped Salad at We Olive

This hearty salad serves 1 as an entree or 3 – 4 as a side salad. 2 oz chopped kale 2 tbsp chopped peppadew peppers 1 tbsp chopped Kalamata olives 1 oz sliced pepperoni 2 tbsp sliced red onion 1 tbsp sliced fresh basil 1 oz fresh mozzarella, diced kosher salt and freshly ground pepper… 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

Balsamic Glazed Nuts

These balsamic -glazed nuts make a fantastic edible gift for your favorite party host! They’re a delicious party snack and tasty on salads or a cheese plate. Ingredients: 2 cup raw mixed nuts 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup Aged Balsamic Vinegar ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt Line a baking sheet with parchment… 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

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

This recipe was adapted slightly from a favorite by Ina Garten. These Balsamic Brussels sprouts become crisp and tender at the same time with a deep caramelized flavor. We Olive Aged Balsamic Vinegar is the perfect finish to this super side dish. The original recipe can be found here. 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed… read more

Olive Festival Orzo Salad

Orzo Salad with Black Olive Tapenade

We Olive Culinary Director Suzie Lewitan created this easy orzo salad recipe for the Paso Robles Olive Festival featuring  a trio of We Olive bestsellers: Fresh Garlic and Meyer Lemon Olive Oils plus Aged Balsamic Vinegar. Finishing it with Black Olive Tapenade adds complexity and depth. Serves 8 as a side or 4 – 6… read more