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Tomatillo Salsa Verde with EVOO

Tomatillo salsa verde

This quick and easy home-made tomatillo salsa verde is one of my favorites because it is super healthy, fresh, and simple to make. Salsa verde is really easy to make from scratch, all you need are tomatillos, jalapeño, garlic, lime, and cilantro, and of course … fresh EVOO (extra virgin olive oil). All you need… 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

Frosé (Frozen Rosé)

We took this tasty recipe for frosé from Bon Appetit and adapted it with our Aged Balsamic Vinegar. Our balsamic vinegar is naturally sweet and tangy and adding it allowed us to reduce the added sugar in the recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 750 ml bottle rosé 1/4 cup sugar 8 ounces strawberries, hulled, quartered 1 ounce… read more

Blackberry Basil Spritzer

This Blackberry Basil Spritzer is a refreshing summer drink that will keep you hydrated. Seasonal blackberries and fresh basil pair perfectly with a hint of lime. We’ve also added some variations on this drink so you can experiment with other flavors or turn it into a cocktail! Ingredients 1 pint fresh blackberries 1 medium lime sliced into thin rounds 6-8 large basil… read more

Jalapeno Lime Marinade

This Jalapeno Lime Marinade is our favorite marinade for steak or chicken, especially if it’s going to end up in a taco! You can also use it on pork, seafood and even veggies. 1 medium jalapeño, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro Zest of 1 lime 1/4 cup fresh… 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

We Olive Seasonal Summer Salad

We serve this fresh and flavorful summer salad in our wine bar during the warmer months. It’s a delicious starter or side salad but it makes a light summer meal when topped with grilled chicken or shrimp. Serves 1 2 cups baby spinach 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 cup sliced cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup candied… 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