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Citrus Spice Salad

This fall salad makes a delicious lunch but also pairs beautifully with a roasted chicken for a simple fall dinner. Makes 4 large servings ½ cup We Olive extra virgin olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons 2/3 cup of almonds, chopped Kosher salt 6 sage leaves 1/4 cup of We Olive Citrus Spice Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon honey… read more

Olive Oil Stuffing with Sausage

This classic olive oil stuffing recipe is aromatic and flavorful with lots of fresh herbs and citrus. You can swap out pork sausage for turkey sausage if you like or leave the meat out all together. Just replace the fat from the sausage with more olive oil. We’ve included instructions for cooking it in the… read more

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This method of pan-roasting Brussels sprouts turns out tender, caramelized Brussels sprouts every time. Choose your favorite We Olive Balsamic Vinegar. It’s delicious with Aged Balsamic but also lovely with a seasonal white balsamic like D’Anjou Pear. Get the recipe for pan-roasted Brussels sprouts here. Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 pounds Brussels sprouts 6 Tablespoons We… read more

Brussels Sprout Salad with Pear, Manchego & Pecans

One of our favorite ways to prepare Brussels sprouts is to treat them like a salad green. You can shred them up raw and dress them like you would a slaw. Or you can quickly blanch the leaves to give them a toothy but tender bite, which is what we’ve done in the following recipe.… read more

Olive Oil Pie Crust

This olive oil pie crust recipe was developed by Chef Lauren Mahlke and it’s a genius alternative to butter or shortening. We like it with a mild, buttery or fruity olive oil like Arbequina. Swap out this olive oil pie crust dough in any of your favorite pie recipes. Makes 1 single pie crust Ingredients… 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

Spicy Paloma

The Paloma is a classic Mexican cocktail that is fantastically refreshing on hot days. We like to bring a little heat to the traditional recipe with this Spicy Paloma cocktail that includes a bit of We Olive Jalapeno Olive Oil and fresh, sliced jalapenos! We adapted this recipe from one we like from the New… read more

Marinated Cheese

Marinated cheese is your new favorite recipe Marinated cheese is incredibly easy to make and endlessly adaptable with different flavor combinations and olive oils. You can serve marinated cheese with toasted baguette, cracker and veggies as an appetizer or add it to your favorite sandwich, salad or pizza. And the leftover oil? It’s fantastically flavorful… read more

Muffaletta with Olive Tapenade

Muffaletta with olive tapenade is a sandwich that originated in New Orleans at Central Grocery where it is still made today. It’s loaded with Italian salami and a Creole olive salad so it is packed with flavor. It should be prepared an hour or so ahead of time to allow the flavors to come together,… read more