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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

Balsamic Hot Toddy

The Hot Toddy is a classic cold-weather drink that both warms and soothes what ails you. The original version includes lemon which we’ve swapped for balsamic vinegar. It’s important that you use sweeter, syrupy balsamic like We Olive’s or the resulting drink will be very, very tart. We love this with any of our fruity… read more

We Olive Beermosa

If you’ve been to a We Olive & Wine Bar, you know we are huge fans of the mimosa. What you may not know, is that we also love beer. And being that we’re all about equal opportunity, we figured it was high time that we gave the Beermosa its turn in the limelight. Without… read more

Thyme, Peach, Honey & Goat Cheese Crostini

The Perfect Summer Appetizer This recipe was slightly adapted from Half Baked Harvest and we cannot get enough of it!! This super summery combination of flavors makes a delicious appetizer, but we’d be happy to eat a plate of these with a glass of wine for dinner. Our version uses our Fresh Basil Olive Oil… read more

Peach Basil Mimosa

You can find this mimosa at a We Olive & Wine Bar near you. It’s one of our most popular weekend sippers! Serves 1 Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons We Olive Peach White Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon We Olive Fresh Basil Olive Oil 6 oz sparkling wine Add vinegar and oil to a champagne flute and then… read more

BBQ Chicken Flatbread

BBQ chicken pizza

This BBQ chicken flatbread is loaded with bold flavors and is a real crowd pleaser! It’s also a great way to use up leftover chicken. Makes 1 flatbread 1 pre-baked pizza or flatbread crust 2 tbsp BBQ sauce, we like Napa Jack’s Merlot BBQ Sauce 1/4 cup shredded cooked chicken breast 1/4 cup mozzarella, shredded… read more

We Olive Refresher

We Olive Culinary Director Suzie Lewitan served this sparkling refresher up to the beat the heat at Paso Robles Olive Festival, but it’s a delicious drink to serve year round. Serves 4 Ingredients 16oz Sparkling water 2 oz We Olive White Balsamic Vinegar (Strawberry, Peach, Pineapple or Apple) Bunch of mint Place all ingredients in… read more

Peach Mostarda

This sweet and tart Italian condiment is made with fresh peaches and our popular Peach White Balsamic Vinegar and is the perfect accompaniment to an artisan cheese and charcuterie plate or grilled or roasted meats. Makes 2 cups 2 lbs peaches, peel and pits removed and chopped in a 1/2 inch dice 2/3 cup We… read more

Peach Balsamic Smash

We love a good smash and this one features fresh peaches, mint and our Peach White Balsamic Vinegar. We use bourbon in this recipe, but vodka works nicely here as well. If you like this recipe, try our Strawberry Balsamic Smash and our Pineapple Balsamic Smash! Serves 1 1 teaspoon Peach White Balsamic Vinegar 3… read more

Balsamic Glazed Pork Roast

This Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin Roast is super simple and will feed a crowd. The leftover sliced pork make fantastic sandwiches. Serves 10 Ingredients 1 4 lb boneless pork loin roast kitchen twine kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup Aged Balsamic Vinegar Preheat the oven to 325… read more