Sweet Potatoes With Sage Vinaigrette

Posted on Oct 19, 2012 in Blog, Recipes, Side Dishes

Sweet Potatoes With Sage Vinaigrette

Sweet Potatoes With Sage Vinaigrette adapted from Southern Living Ingredients 8 cups peeled, cubed sweet potato (about 4 large potatoes) 2 tablespoons ♥ Olive My Heart♥ olive oil 1 bunch green onions, sliced diagonally 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 3 tablespoons ♥ Olive My Heart♥ Champagne balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/3 cup ♥ Olive My Heart♥ olive oil 2 tablespoons ♥ Olive My Heart♥  Japanese Roasted Sesame oil Garnish: fresh sage sprigs...

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Honey-Serrano Vinegar Pickled Heirloom Beets

Posted on Oct 16, 2012 in Blog, Recipes, Salads

Honey-Serrano Vinegar Pickled Heirloom Beets

Honey-Serrano Vinegar Pickled Heirloom Beets This is an easy recipe and it draws its unique, and addictive flavor from marrying the inherent earthiness of beets with the spicy-sweet tang of handcrafted honey-serrano vinegar. That being said, you could substitute the honey-serrano vinegar with many other options including champagne, white balsamic, Sicilian Lemon balsamic or honey-ginger white balsamic.  Experiment and see what you like best. Ingredients 2 lbs. small to medium sized beets, scrubbed, washed, and...

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Spicy Sweet Italian Peppers Pickled in Oregano White Balsamic

Posted on Oct 15, 2012 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes

Spicy Sweet Italian Peppers Pickled in Oregano White Balsamic

‘Tis the end of the summer growing season. However, peppers, cucumbers, okra and other vegetables which make fantastic pickles are at their peak. Spicy-Sweet Italian Pickled Peppers in Oregano White Balsamic Ingredients 2 cups ♥ Olive My Heart♥ Oregano White Balsamic 1 cup water 4 whole cloves garlic 2 tablespoons kosher or pickling salt 2 cups sweet Italian peppers, sliced 1 ripe, red jalapeno, seeded and sliced Directions In a medium sauce pan, combine the water, vinegar, and salt. Bring to a boil over...

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Peach Pie Filling

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog, Desserts, Recipes

Peach Pie Filling

Peach Pie Filling adapted from Food.com Ingredients 12 cups peeled, pitted and chopped peaches 1 (3 inch) stick cinnamon 3 teaspoons whole cloves 2 2/3 cups granulated sugar 2 cups peeled and finely chopped apples 1 1/2 cups golden raisins 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup ♥ Olive My Heart♥ Ripe Peach white balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons grated fresh lemon rind (no white) 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions 1. Tie cinnamon stick and whole cloves in a cheesecloth spice bag.  Combine all ingredients in a large stainless or...

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‘Fake Apple’ or Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar Cobbler

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog, Desserts, Recipes

‘Fake Apple’ or Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar Cobbler

‘Fake Apple’ or Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar Cobbler from http://prairiemother-prairiemother.blogspot.com  IngredientsPie Dough: 3 c flour 1/4 c. sugar 1 t. salt 1 c. shortening 1/2 ice water Liquid: 1/4 c.  ♥ Olive My Heart♥ Red Apple balsamic vinegar 2 c. water 1 c. sugar Directions 1.  Blend dry ingredients; cut shortening to rice grain size 3. Continue to cut in and slowly pour in water until rough ball is formed (may not use all water). Let dough ball rest in very cool place for 20 minutes....

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Multigrain Apple Crisps

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog, Desserts, Recipes

Multigrain Apple Crisps

Multigrain Apple Crisps from SmittenKitchen.com Makes 8 small crisps Ingredients 4 large or 5 small-medium apples (about 2 pounds) 1 Tbsp. cornstarch 3 Tbsp. plus 1/4 cup raw or Turbinado (often sold as Sugar in the Raw) sugar 1/4 cup plus 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup sliced or slivered almonds 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup light or dark brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Two pinches sea salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 1/4 cup♥ Olive My Heart♥ olive oil OR sub 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp. ♥...

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog, Recipes, Side Dishes

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Roasted Spaghetti Squash Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash (about 2.5 pounds), halved lengthwise, seeds removed 1/2 Tbsp. ♥ Olive My Heart♥ extra virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing 1/2 Tbsp. brown sugar coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 Tbsp. ♥ Olive My Heart♥’s Alden Mill House Italian Seasoning 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 1/4 tsp. garlic powder Directions 1.  Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Brush cut sides of squash with oil, and sprinkle with sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Place squash, cut sides...

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Pumpkin Spice Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog, Entrees, Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

Pumpkin Spice Balsamic Pork Tenderloin adapted from AllRecipes.com Ingredients 2 Tbsp. Laszlo’s Steak Seasoning Blend 1/2 cup ♥ Olive My Heart♥ Pumpkin Spice balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup ♥ Olive My Heart♥ extra virgin olive oil 2 lbs. boneless pork loin roast Directions 1.  Dissolve steak seasoning in balsamic vinegar, then stir in olive oil. Place pork into a resealable plastic bag and pour marinade overtop. Squeeze out air and seal bag; marinate 2 hours to overnight. 2.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175...

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Peach Cobbler with Olive Oil Crumble

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog, Desserts, Recipes

Peach Cobbler with Olive Oil Crumble

Peach Cobbler with Olive Oil Crumble Serves 8 from www.duodishes.com Ingredients 4 large peaches, peeled and sliced 2 tablespoons fresh chopped ginger 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 lemon, zested 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 tablespoon milk 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 2/3 cup flour 2/3 cup almond meal 2/3 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup ♥ Olive My Heart♥ extra virgin olive oil Directions 1. In a large...

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