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Blueberry Lemon Agrumato Paletas (Popsicles)

Thanks to Rachel Bradley-Gomez for sharing her recipe for irresistibly refreshing and delicious Paletas (Popsicles)! 2 cups fresh whole blueberries, washed 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons Olive Us Lemon  Fused (Agrumato ) olive oil 1 cup whole milk yogurt 1/2 cup honey Place the blueberries in a medium sauce pan over medium heat…

Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers, & Sweet Red Onions

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small whole sweet tomatoes such as cherry or grape 1 large red onion, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper or several smaller sweet red peppers such as Marconi, sliced thin or halved if smaller 8 large garlic cloves 1 – 2″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves only, stem discarded (optional) 1/2 cup…

Freezing Herbs in Olive Us Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Savor the flavour of fresh summer herbs through the cold months of winter! While plentiful, gather your favourite fresh herbs from the garden or local farmer’s market and make the most of them!  Wash and dry the herbs. Depending on how you plan to use them, the herbs can be kept in sprigs, leaves or…

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds…there’s always lots, so make more than one batch and play with the possibilities!!  Ingredients: 8 c. salted water, we recommend about 2 Tbsp sea salt 2 c. pumpkin seeds 2 tsp. Olive Us olive oil (so many will work!) A dash or two of Worcestershire 1-2 tsp. Olive Us Roasted Garlic Sea Salt Or…

Arugula Pesto

Look at that lovely nest of bright spring-green happiness!  The color of the pesto is everything you would expect, but one bite will tell you that you’re not dealing with the usual pesto suspect, basil.  When it’s winter in the Northern Hemisphere, chances are the grocery store basil is grown in a warmer clime and…

Oregano White Balsamic Spicy Pickled Winter Vegetables

Ingredients for the brine: 10 cloves garlic, peeled 2 cups Olive Us Oregano White Balsamic 6 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon coriander seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 Bay leaf, torn For the vegetables: 6 young spring carrots, peeled and cut in half lengthwise 1 cup cauliflower…

Potato, Caramelized Onion & Roasted Red Pepper Hash with Baked Eggs

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pound Yukon gold potatoes cut in 1″ pieced 1 Jar Delizia Roasted Red Peppers in UP Olive Oil (available at Olive Us Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room) 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup fresh chopped flat leaf parsley leaves 1/4 cup Olive Us Ultra Premium (UP) extra…

Oven Baked Kale Chips with Spicy Harissa Olive Oil

Create a super snack with some crunch and some kick!  Don’t want the spice??  It’s easy to change it up with a different olive oil! Ingredients: 4 cups kale leaves, washed, dried, and cut into 1/2″ pieces, with tough stems removed 2 tablespoons Olive Us Harissa Olive Oil 1 teaspoon paprika (optional) 1/2 teaspoon fine…

Grilled Garlic Scapes

Ever wonder what to do with those beautiful fresh garlic scapes you see at the farmers’ market or snip off your own plants?  Grilling sweetens and mellows garlic scapes, turning them into a lovely sidekick for an early summer meal or a delicious addition to a salad, pasta or stir fry! Toss them with some…

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

There’s no end to possibility for making sandwiches using your healthy and flavourful Olive Us oils and balsamics!! The scrumptious lunch shown is a Ciabatta bun grilled in Olive Us all natural Butter Olive Oil with our Hickory Smoked Pepper, sliced cucumbers & sweet onion…accompanied by slices of cuke sprinkled with our spicy Habanero Sea…
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