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We’re Hiring! – Fall 2020

OLIVE US IS NOW HIRING! Love people?  Love food?  Love fun?  If so, read on… Olive Us Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room is on the lookout for enthusiastic, energetic, and friendly part-time Tasting Room Associates to join our wonderful team in our Vernon and Lake Country stores! We are a group of passionate, hard-working, fun…

Olive Us Kale Salad with Sweet Onion and Parmesan

Ingredients: 1/4 – 1/2 sweet onion, thinly sliced 1/2 bunch kale, ribbed 1/4 cup Craisins 3 Tbsp Olive Us Lemon Fused (Agrumato) Olive Oil* 2 Tbsp Olive Us Black Currant Dark balsamic* 2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese or Grana Padano, grated 2 tsp Gravelbourg mustard or Dijon Sea salt and pepper…

Apple Cabbage Slaw

This is an easy one to adjust the amount of slaw that you make and some of the ingredients that you use;  then make as much dressing as you need! Dressing is 1/3 each Olive Us Gravenstein Apple White Balsamic, Olive Us Blood Orange Agrumato (fused) olive oil and Olive Us varietal extra virgin olive…

Baked Pita Chips

Make your own homemade pita chips using your Olive Us Extra Virgin Olive Oils (EVOO) and sea salts!  Quick, crispy and easy to make… you can make all kinds of fabulous flavours for any dip or snack! 1 package Pita bread (about 6-8 inches wide) 2 Tablespoons Olive Us EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) of…

Mandarin Orange & Fennel Salad

A colourful salad that’s as delicious to eat as it is to admire!! Ingredients: Lettuce, washed and torn into large bite sized pieces Red onion, diced Mandarin orange (or other orange), cut into small pieces Red onion, chopped or thinly sliced Slivered almonds Fresh fennel, chopped fine Dressing: 2 Tablespoons Olive Us Blood Orange or…

Olive Us Strawberry Caprese Salad

Awaken your taste buds with the taste of fresh strawberries!! As with many salads, this one is super versatile so you can change it up with the addition of cherry tomato halves, pieces of avocado, nuts, or more! The bocconcini can be marinated in Olive Us Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic or traded out for feta…

Olive Us Asparagus Tart

Puff pastry creates the perfect flaky crust for this special, yet simple asparagus dish! Ingredients: 1 pound thin fresh asparagus spears, trim woody ends (if asparagus is thick, cut in half lengthwise) 1/2 package of frozen puff pastry (1 sheet), thawed 1/2 – 3/4 cup Parmesan or Grana Padano cheese, grated (half on bottom) 1…

Pizza Dough

There are so many variations to the age old treat called Pizza!  Here’s a pizza dough that’s easy to make and we often vary the toppings based on what we have on hand.  Let us know your faves! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups warm water (105 -115 degrees F) 2 teaspoons honey 1 package active dry…

Zucchini Bread

Thanks to our friend Ally for sharing her fave recipe for Zucchini Bread!  She loves to use different combinations of Olive Us olive oil to vary the flavour of these loaves, such as Blood Orange olive oil with some Butter Olive Oil… or Persian Lime Olive Oil… or all Butter Olive Oil… or a mild…

Citrus Granola

Here’s a way to eat more delicious food which also happens to be heart-healthy! Just one more example why healthy food and exquisite flavour are not mutually exclusive! An easy one to make with the kids, this recipe can be used as is or merely as a springboard for your own creativity!  Know that you…
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