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Fig & Olive Tapenade

This three ingredient appetizer makes entertaining a breeze! Serve with crackers or crostini or add to an artisan cheese and charcuterie board. Makes  1 ½ cups Ingredients 1 7-ounce jar We Olive Black Olive Tapenade ½ cup We Olive Balsamic Fig Almond Spread We Olive Blood Orange Olive Oil Crackers or crostini for serving In… 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

Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates

This wine bar menu favorite is the perfect holiday appetizer. Stuffed with goat cheese and walnuts and drizzled with Blood Orange Balsamic Vinegar and Meyer Lemon Olive Oil, these sweet and salty dates pair beautifully with wine! Makes 24 appetizers Ingredients 12 dates, cut in half lengthwise, pit removed 2 ounces sliced prosciutto, torn into… 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

Dukkah-Crusted Goat Cheese

Dukkah is delicious on everything but it’s especially tasty coating lemon-infused goat cheese bites. These small bites pack a powerful punch of flavor – serve them as an hor d’ouevre or add them to lightly dressed greens for an elegant salad course. Makes 24 appetizers 8 oz soft goat cheese 8 oz cream cheese ¼… 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

Holiday Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts can be a delicious addition to your holiday dinner. This recipe is a celebration of fall with the addition of butternut squash. It comes from Kim Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Serves 8 Ingredients 2 lbs Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 2 bags (12 oz. each) fresh cut butternut… read more

Sweet Potatoes with Orange-Mint Gremolata

We Olive’s Blood Orange Olive Oil adds the perfect amount of flavor to this simple sweet potato recipe! This recipe comes from Kimberley Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Serves 10 ¼ cup Blood Orange Olive Oil 6 tablespoons butter 4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½-inch dice (about… read more

Olio Nuovo Roast Turkey

Extra Virgin olive oil adds a depth and dimension to a holiday favorite.  This is a favorite We Olive family recipe we use every year and it is always moist and flavorful.   Feeds 18 very lucky people. You will need: 1 – 16 to 18 lb. natural or organic turkey, preferably brined using the Cook’s… read more

Ricotta with Fresh Herbs & Olio Nuovo

Creamy ricotta with fresh herbs and toasted baguette is the perfect partner for the bold flavors of freshly harvested Olio Nuovo. Enjoy this rare and delicious EVOO on all of your favorite fall dishes from soups and vegetables to Thanksgiving turkey. Ingredients ¾ cup fresh ricotta cheese 1 ½  T chopped cilantro 1 ½ T… read more