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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

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

Spiced Sangria

This Spiced Sangria is perfect for entertaining and can be adapted with any of your favorite We Olive Balsamic Vinegars. We like a darker balsamic vinegar, like our Aged Balsamic or Mission Fig. If you’d like to use a White Balsamic, like peach, try swapping the apples for peaches and nectarines! Serves 8 1 750… read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cocktails with Olive Oil: The Carrie 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 thriller features both We Olive Blood Orange Olive Oil and Blood Orange Soda for a frightfully refreshing cocktail. It will inspire you to try more… read more