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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

Strawberry Salsa

This strawberry salsa recipe is adaptable and can be made with a variety of fruits and your favorite white balsamic vinegar.* Use it to top grilled chicken, fish or pork, tacos or tortilla chips. Makes 3 cups Ingredients: 2 cups diced strawberries 3/4 cup red onion, diced (1 small) 2 tablespoons jalapeno, minced (about 1)… 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

Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita

1 teaspoon We Olive Jalapeno Olive Oil 1 tablespoon We Olive Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar 2 ounces tequila 1 ounce triple Sec 1 ounce fresh lime juice Lime wedge for garnish To make: Put Jalapeno Olive Oil into a highball glass. Fill 3/4th with ice. In a cocktail shaker, add tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and… read more

Cocktails with Vinegar – Smokin’ Aces 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 sweet and smoky cocktail features both We Olive Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar  and Smoked Olive Oil. It will inspire you to try more cocktails with vinegar… 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

Pineapple Pickled Peppers

This simple combination of jalapenos pickled in Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar is a winner. Try these in stir-fry’s and on fish tacos, hot dogs, and pizza. 1/2 lb jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced 1 cup Pineapple White Balsamic Vinegar 1 cup water 2 tablespoons salt Place your sliced jalapenos in a container or jar. Heat the… 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

Roasted Pineapple Olive Oil Cake with Whipped Citrus Creme Fraiche Topping

This Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil recipe contest submission comes from 2013 Grand Prize Winner Margee Berry. Margee tell us, “A moist and flavorful cake with roasted pineapple that is sure to bring back memories of Hawaii or create desires to visit there!” Serves 8 Ingredients 1/2 cup We Olive Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive… read more