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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

Strawberry Mint Julep

We love a mint julep in the warmer months and we also love adding We Olive Balsamic Vinegars to our cocktails! We used Strawberry White Balsamic and fresh strawberries in this version, but you should definitely experiment with your favorite flavors. This recipe was adapted from a class mint julep recipe that we like over… 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

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

Blood Orange Olive Oil Sticky Buns

These Blood Orange Olive Oil Stick Buns are perfect for a winter morning and especially lovely on Christmas morning or New Year’s Day.¬†You can make the rolls the day before and bake them in the morning. We adapted this recipe from Food 52. The original recipe uses a fruity olive oil which we’ve swapped for… read more

We Olive Beermosa

If you’ve been to a We Olive & Wine Bar, you know we are huge fans of the mimosa. What you may not know, is that we also love beer. And being that we’re all about equal opportunity, we figured it was high time that we gave the Beermosa its turn in the limelight. Without… read more