Waldorf Salad

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 in Blog, Recipes, Salads

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad adapted from: allrecipes.com This light Waldorf Salad contains zippo mayo. The flavors of the apples, walnuts and raisins are so clean and fresh, it never fails to please. Ingredients: • 2 Red Delicious apples, cored and diced • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored and diced • 4 stalks celery, diced • 1/2 cup raisins • 1 cup toasted walnuts • 2 tablespoons ♥Olive My Heart♥ Walnut oil • 1 tablespoon ♥Olive My Heart♥ Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions: Toss...

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Asian Spicy Tangerine Chicken

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 in Blog, Entrees, Recipes

Asian Spicy Tangerine Chicken

Asian Spicy Tangerine Chicken from: Saratoga Olive Oil Co. Ingredients 1.5 lb(s) Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed or sliced thin 1 tsp(s) Cornstarch 2-3 cup(s) Chopped onion 4 Green onions, , cut into 1-inch lenghts 5 Dried chili pepper, minced 2 tsp(s) Szechwan peppercorns, roasted and ground* 2 tsp(s) Minced fresh ginger 2 Tbsp(s) Fresh tangerine juice or orange juice 2 Tbsp(s) dark soy sauce* 1 Tbsp(s) Hoisin sauce* 3-4 tsp(s) Granulated sugar 3-4 tsp(s) Szechwan chili paste with garlic* 2 Tbsp(s)...

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Blackcurrant Couscous

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes

Blackcurrant Couscous

Blackcurrant Couscous adapted from: Chef Amber Balshaw of Sonoma Catering Serves 4-6 Dressing Ingredients: • 1 cup ♥Olive My Heart♥ Blackcurrant Balsamic Vinegar • 3 cups ♥Olive My Heart♥ Olive Oil • 2 Tbsp. Honey • Salt & Pepper to taste Salad ingredients: • 3 cups Israeli or Pearl Couscous • 3 cups boiling water • 2 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Olive Oil • 1 lbs Butternut squash • 2 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Olive Oil •  ½ cup Red Bell Pepper – diced • ¼ cup Currants • ¼ cup Craisins • ¼ cup Flat Leaf Parsley –...

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White Cranberry-Pear Balsamic Vinegar Gelee with Fruit

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 in Blog, Desserts, Recipes, Salads

White Cranberry-Pear Balsamic Vinegar Gelee with Fruit

In the ’50s your cocktail party wouldn’t have been complete without one of these quivering concoctions!  No sugar added.  No artificial flavor. No additives, preservatives, chemicals or synthetic anything.  Clean, naturally sweet-tart, aged, pro-biotic, balsamic vinegar gets to strut its stuff in this application.  The fruit is merely the supporting cast! Aged White Cranberry-Pear Balsamic Condimento Gelee with Fruit •2 Cups ♥ Olive My Heart ♥ White Cranberry-Pear Balsamic Vinegar + 1/4 cup reserved...

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Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette

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

Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette

Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Adapted from: capitalcookingshow.blogspot.com Use this on salads featuring fruit and nuts, or marinate some salmon in it! Ingredients •1/4 Cup ♥ Olive My Heart ♥ Black Mission Fig Balsamic Vinegar •1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard •1/2 tsp. sea salt •1 1/4 Cup ♥ Olive My Heart ♥ Garlic Fused Olive Oil •freshly ground pepper (to taste) Directions In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients except olive oil. Then slowly drizzle olive oil while whisking until fully incorporated. Serve on a salad...

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Turkey Mole Recipe

Posted on Dec 15, 2012 in Blog, Entrees, Recipes

Turkey Mole Recipe Ingredients 2 pound boneless skinless turkey breast cut into “turkey tenders” 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and quartered 6 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed 1 sprig fresh oregano ¼ cup packed chopped cilantro Mexican rice, accompaniment Chopped cilantro leaves, for garnish corn tortillas on the side Mole Sauce: 8 dried rancho chilies, stemmed and seeded 4 pasilla chilies 1 quart chicken stock 5 Tbsp. ♥ Olive My Heart ♥ Chipotle Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds 1 medium yellow...

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Lemon Fused Olive Oil Parsley Puffs

Posted on Dec 13, 2012 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes

Lemon Fused Olive Oil Parsley Puffs From: marisolio.com Makes 60 1-inch puffs Ingredients • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter • 1 Cup Water • 2 Tbsp. ♥ Olive My Heart ♥ Lemon Fused Olive Oil •  ¼ teaspoon coarse salt • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper • ¾ cup flour • 5 large eggs • 3 scallions, finely chopped • 3 Tbsp. curly leaf parsley, finely chopped • 1 Tbsp. ♥ Olive My Heart ♥ Honey Ginger White Balsamic Vinegar • 1 Tbsp. cream style horseradish • canned salmon (7 ½ oz.) • Salt to taste Filling: • 1/3 cup heavy cream •...

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Cranberry-Pear Glazed Butternut Squash With Rosemary

Posted on Dec 12, 2012 in Blog, Recipes, Side Dishes

Cranberry-Pear Glazed Butternut Squash With Rosemary

Cranberry-Pear Glazed Butternut Squash With Rosemary Ingredients: • 1 – 2 lb. butternut squash peeled, seeded and diced in to 1″ pieces (about 3 cups) • 1/3 cup ♥Olive My Heart♥  Cranberry-Pear White Balsamic Vinegar • 1 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥  “sweet” fruity EVOO, such as Hojiblanca or Arbequina • 3″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves stripped from stem and roughly chopped • Sea salt & fresh cracked pepper to taste Directions: Preheat the oven to 375. In a large bowl whisk the oil and...

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Holiday Salad

Posted on Dec 11, 2012 in Blog, Recipes, Salads

Holiday Salad

Holiday Salad From JD Gourmet This great holiday salad recipe features a dressing made with fig balsamic vinegar. Flavor vinegars – balsamic being the most popular, are very common these days, and are a great way to make simple and delicious salad dressings. This recipe comes courtesy of Dee from JD Gourmet.

Makes 4 Holiday Mixed Greens Salad with Dried Cranberries and Fig Balsamic Dressing. Ingredients: • 3 Tbsp. ♥ Olive My Heart ♥ Mission Fig balsamic vinegar • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper • 1/2 tsp....

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Pomegranate Salad with Pomegranate-Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Posted on Dec 10, 2012 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes, Salads

Pomegranate Salad with Pomegranate-Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Pomegranate Salad with Pomegranate-Blood Orange Vinaigrette   Ingredients: • 6-7 cups spinach, washed and dried • 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds • 1/2 cup sugared or toasted pecans • feta cheese, crumbled Vinaigrette Ingredients: • 6 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Blood Orange olive oil • 2 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Pomegranate balsamic vinegar • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon • 2 pinches of salt • freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a small bowl, whisk together ingredients for vinaigrette until well-blended. Just before...

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