You know how every kitchen in the galaxy has a junk drawer – not because it’s full of actual junk, but because it’s full of things that are hard to categorize or simply different from everything else. Things that are unique. Well, that’s kind of what this page is all about. Here, you’ll find all kinds of treasures and hidden gems we’ve put together for you. This is a place for wonderful discovery and unexpected delights, so we hope you’ll take the time to go through and try them out. We can tell you from personal experience that it won’t disappoint. Enjoy and please let us know if you have any great recipes you’d like us to share. Bon Appetite!

Dark Chocolate Aged Balsamic Truffles

These incredibly easy and elegant truffles are a real show stopper!  Ingredients: 1 ounce Olive Us Aged Dark Balsamic Vinegar (Raspberry, Fig, Cherry, Strawberry, or Espresso all work nicely here!) 16 ounces Dark Chocolate Couverture, chopped 12 ounces Heavy Cream 1/2 cup cocoa powder (optional) Directions: Place the chopped couverture in a heat-proof bowl. In…
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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…
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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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Old Fashioned Pancakes

Other, Recipes
These pancakes are delicious and easy to make!  Try using different combinations of Olive Us olive oils and top with different Olive Us balsamics for syrup!  How about Butter Olive Oil with Maple Balsamic; Persian Lime Olive Oil with Gravenstein Apple White Balsamic;  Lemon Olive Oil with Cara Cara Orange Vanilla;  Blood Orange Olive Oil…
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Olive Us Apricot Honey Roasted Almonds

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp honey 3 Tbsp Olive Us Apricot White Balsamic 2 Tbsp Olive Us mild Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), such as Chiquitita EVOO Sprinkle of Olive Us Lemon Twist sea salt 1 1/2 Cups Rancho Vignola almonds Directions: Set oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment. Combine honey, balsamic,…
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Olive Us Maple Roasted Pecans

Ingredients: 4 Tbsp Olive Us Maple Dark Balsamic 2 Tbsp Olive Us mild Ultra Premium Extra Virgin olive oil (EVOO), such as Chiquitita Sprinkle of Olive Us Espresso sea salt 1 1/2 Cups Rancho Vignola pecans Directions: Set oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment. Combine balsamic and EVOO together in a jar…
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Chocolate Blood Orange Waffles

Desserts, Other, Recipes
Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 3 tsp. Baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 cup good quality cocoa powder 1/4 cup date sugar 1 cup plain yogurt 2 large eggs 4 Tbs. Olive Us Blood Orange Agrumato (fused) Olive Oil Directions: Preheat the waffle iron. Mix together to dry ingredients in a large bowl.…
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Blueberry & Fresh Lemon Olive Oil Gelato

“Anytime!!”  Yes, that’s the answer to our question… “When is the best time to eat gelato??”  This recipe is made with our fresh Olive Us Lemon Agrumato Olive Oil which is made by crushing fresh ripe lemons together with fresh organic olives to make the oil!  It’s amazing and versatile!! Other combinations can be used…
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