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Blackberry Basil Spritzer

This Blackberry Basil Spritzer is a refreshing summer drink that will keep you hydrated. Seasonal blackberries and fresh basil pair perfectly with a hint of lime. We’ve also added some variations on this drink so you can experiment with other flavors or turn it into a cocktail! Ingredients 1 pint fresh blackberries 1 medium lime sliced into thin rounds 6-8 large basil… 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

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

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

Olive Oil & Herb Popcorn

EVOO Popcorn

This olive oil and herb popcorn tastes like a guilty pleasure, but is a heart-healthy, low-calorie whole grain snack! Serves 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus more for drizzling 1/2 cup popcorn kernels 2 sprigs rosemary kosher salt freshly ground pepper In a large, covered pot, heat the olive oil, popcorn… read more

Blood Orange & Maple Olive Oil Granola

This heart-healthy granola is made with Blood Orange Olive Oil and maple syrup and is addictively sweet and salty. If you don’t have Blood Orange Olive Oil, a good-quality California Extra Virgin Olive Oil works well. Serve with plain Greek yogurt for a satisfying breakfast or snack. Makes about 8 cups 3 cups old-fashioned rolled… 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