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Cocktails with Vinegar – Across the Universe 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 one is a crowd-pleasing rum drink flavored with strawberry and lime and will have you thinking about making more cocktails with vinegar! Across… read more

Bread Dipping Oil

This bread dipping oil makes a deliciously simple start to a casual meal. Serve it as-is or with our Aged Balsamic Vinegar! Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon each chopped fresh rosemary, flat-leaf parsley, and oregano 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Combine all… 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

Spiced Pomegranate Sparkler

This festive sparkling wine cocktail is the perfect way to kick off a holiday party! This cocktail also works well with cranberry juice and fresh cranberries. Serves `1 Ingredients 1 teaspoon We Olive Mulled Spice Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon pomegranate juice 4 ounces sparkling wine 1 teaspoon pomegranate seeds A drizzle of We Olive Blood… read more

Pan Con Tomate

Grilled bread rubbed with tomato and garlic

This humble Spanish dish is a genius (and addictive) way to eat bread. Try it with our recipe for Shrimp in Garlic Sauce and a chilled bottle of Albarino! Serves 4 – 6 1 baguette, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup fruit extra virgin olive oil such as We Olive Arbequina EVOO 3 medium, ripe… 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

Garlicky Black Olive Hummus

easy hummus recipe

We Olive Culinary Director Suzie Lewitan makes this three-ingredient hummus recipe as an easy appetizer for entertaining or healthy afternoon snack. Makes about 1 cup Ingredients 8oz plain prepared hummus 1.5 oz We Olive Fresh Garlic Olive Oil 2 oz We Olive Black Olive Tapenade In a bowl, add all ingredients and mix well with… read more