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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

Hummus Sandwich

This hummus sandwich is a new addition to our wine bar menu and it is loaded with fresh, healthy toppings that will fill you up but won’t weigh you down. Use this recipe as a guideline for creating your own version with all your favorite things! Serves 1 1 foccacia or ciabatta roll, sliced in… read more

Burrata Bowl

This simple burrata bowl is one of our most popular wine bar menu items. Creamy burrata cheese is drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and topped with Coconut Curry Nut Crumbs, which add great flavor and texture. Serve this simple appetizer with toasted baguette and a glass of wine. Serves 2 as an appetizer 2… read more

We Olive Seasonal Summer Salad

We serve this fresh and flavorful summer salad in our wine bar during the warmer months. It’s a delicious starter or side salad but it makes a light summer meal when topped with grilled chicken or shrimp. Serves 1 2 cups baby spinach 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 cup sliced cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup candied… 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

Pumpkin Pancakes

PUMPKIN PANCAKES These pumpkin pancakes from The Brown Eyed Baker make the perfect breakfast on a chilly fall morning. We’ve swapped out the vegetable oil in the original recipe for a fruity extra virgin olive oil, but we also love these with Blood Orange Olive Oil! Makes 6 PANCAKES INGREDIENTS 1¼ cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons light… read more

Spicy Olive Hummus

Spicy Olive Hummus While we do love a good hummus made from carefully cooked chickpeas blended to the perfect consistency, we don’t always have time to make hummus from scratch. Try this recipe to transform plain old store-bought hummus into a flavorful and delicious dip. 16 oz plain hummus 2 oz We Olive Jalapeno Olive… 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

Spaghetti with Olive Oil, Chili and Garlic

This classic Italian pasta is quick and easy but delicious. It’s the perfect dish to showcase a robust olive oil. Serves 4 1 lb spaghetti 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 red chili, finely chopped A large handful of flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped Salt 1 Cook the spaghetti in plenty of… read more