Marinades, Rubs & Sauces

Strawberry Lemongrass Mint Dressing

Strawberries or other fruit can add wonderful flavour, colour and texture as well as help thicken dressings.  Creating your own dressing is quick and adaptable to any dish or taste preference. Dijon mustard is commonly used as an emulsifier for dressings.  Great on a spinach salad, this delicious dressing can also be used as a…

Marinated Ginger Lime Chicken Thighs

Thanks to Chef Jason Folk for creating these delicious kabobs for a charity golf event hosted by Olive Us Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room and Gumtree Catering.  Shown here on the fabulous Mongolian Grill by Rupp Metal Works from Salmon Arm, B.C.! 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs;  cut into 1” cubes Marinade: 1” piece fresh…

Savory EVOO Roasted Tomatoes! More than a Recipe…it’s an Event!!

SAY WHAT?!?! CHRISTMAS CAME EARLY TO THE OKANAGAN?! …ok so maybe not Santa Clause, but these beauty roasted tomatoes, fresh from Davison Orchards, in Vernon, and en-robed in Olive Us EVOO (extra virgin olive oil), are a treat to last the winter!  So much fun to pick the tomatoes with family or friends! Jan loves…

Olive Us Strawberry Serrano Salsa

Fresh, sweet strawberries make a beautiful salsa!! Picked up a flat of lovely strawberries from Vernon’s Davison Orchards and got to chopping! Spice this salsa up or tame it down! So delicious & versatile! 4 cups fresh strawberries, diced 1/2 cup red onion, diced 1 Tablespoon green jalapeno, finely diced (seeds removed) 1/4 cup chopped…

Olive Us Peach Salsa

Juicy, farm fresh peaches are the base for this gorgeously delicious salsa!! Make it as mild or spicy as you like! Great as a dip with chips or condiment for meat or fish!  We’re so lucky to have fabulous, fresh produce in the Okanagan Valley!  Thanks to Davison Orchards for always being there to share,…
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