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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

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

Fall Fig, Prosciutto and Barley Salad

Try this delicious fall salad recipe featuring our Mission Fig Balsamic Vinegar. This fall salad recipe comes from Kimberley Kausen of Flavorful California, Cooking Classes for the Home Cook. Serves 8 1 cup pearl barley 6 ounces sliced speck or prosciutto, cut into ½-inch strips ¼ cup, plus 2 tablespoons Mission Fig Balsamic Vinegar ½ cup finely… 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