Truffle Fries

Posted on Jun 5, 2016 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes, Side Dishes

Truffle Fries

Truffle Fries Serves 2 Ingredients 2 Russet potatoes 1 tsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥  White Truffle oil Alden Mill House ‘Season All’, to taste fresh ground pepper, to taste dried dill, to taste ♥Olive My Heart♥ Black Truffle sea salt, to taste Directions Preheat the oven to 400 F.  Oil cookie sheet with teaspoon of ♥Olive My Heart♥ Ultra Premium Extra Virgin olive oil. Peel russet potatoes. Cut into 1/4″ size fries. Soak in a cold water bath for one...

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Posted on Feb 19, 2016 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes, Side Dishes

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus There are very few ingredients required to make hummus. In light of this, it’s imperative that the handful of ingredients used be of the highest quality available especially where the olive oil is concerned. This, and only this, is the secret to amazing hummus.  Try this exceedingly delicious and easy rendition that includes heart healthy roasted red peppers marinated in UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Ingredients 1 jar ♥Olive My Heart♥ Roasted Red Peppers, drained 2 – 15 oz. cans...

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Rock Cod Ceviche

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes

Rock Cod Ceviche

Rock Cod Ceviche Serves 4-6 The success of this ceviche is predicated on the quality and freshness of the fish, as well as the specific olive oil you use.  Beyond being mindful about these two factors, this is an exceedingly easy dish to dazzle your seafood loving guests with. Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice 2 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Honey-Serrano Vinegar or Jalapeno White Balsamic Vinegar 1/3 Cup ♥Olive My Heart♥ Baklouti, Chipotle, or Cayenne Olive Oil 1/2 Cup finely diced red onion 1/3 Cup chopped...

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Peach White Balsamic Bellini

Posted on Nov 16, 2013 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes

Peach White Balsamic Bellini

Peach White Balsamic Bellini Serves 4-6 Ingredients • 

1 Cup chilled ♥Olive My Heart♥ Peach White Balsamic • 1 pound peeled, sliced ripe peaches or 1 16-ounce bag frozen peaches, defrosted • 1 bottle chilled Prosecco or other sparkling white wine • A spring of mint or fresh raspberries for garnish Directions Pour ingredients into punch bowl. ...

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Olive Tapenade

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes

Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Ingredients • 2 cloves fresh garlic, pressed • 1 cup Kalamata olives, finely chopped • 2 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Extra Virgin Olive Oil • 1 Tbsp. Red Wine Vinegar Combine ingredients and serve with crackers or toast points.

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Tuscan White Bean Soup

Posted on Mar 22, 2013 in Appetizers, Blog, Entrees, Recipes

Tuscan White Bean Soup

Tuscan White Bean Soup Ingredients • 2 cans Great Northern White Beans (rinse thoroughly and drain well) • 2 inch sprig of fresh rosemary • 1 medium onion, chopped • 2 whole garlic gloves, smashed • 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped • 1 large celery rib, chopped • 2 ripe fresh Roma tomatoes, peeled, chopped and seeded – or one small can of diced tomatoes in juice • 2 tsp sea salt • fresh ground pepper to taste • 1/4 cup + 2Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Tuscan Herb Infused Olive Oil • 2 cups chicken or vegetable...

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Black Bean and Cucumber Salad

Posted on Mar 20, 2013 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes

Black Bean and Cucumber Salad

Black Bean and Cucumber Salad Play with this salad to create/adapt your own version.  Add corn and/or tomatoes. Substitute Great Northern Beans or Chick Peas. Substitute parsely for the cilantro if you prefer.  Whatever ingredients you mix will be enhanced by the fresh light taste of the vinaigrette.  Enjoy! Ingredients • 1 can Black Beans • 2 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Garlic Infused Olive Oil • 3 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic Vinegar • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes • 1 tsp dried or fresh...

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Balsamic Vinegar Glaze

Posted on Mar 6, 2013 in Appetizers, Blog, Desserts, Entrees, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes

Balsamic Vinegar Glaze

Balsamic Vinegar Glaze Ingredients: 1 Cup ♥Olive My Heart♥ Balsamic Vinegar Directions: Pour the balsamic vinegar into a small saucepan. Place the saucepan on the stove over MEDIUM heat.  Bring the balsamic vinegar to a boil WITHOUT increasing the heat on the stove.  REDUCE the heat until the balsamic vinegar mellows to a gentle simmer. Simmer the balsamic vinegar, stirring regularly, until it reaches your desired consistency. For a fairly thin balsamic glaze, simmer it until it is reduced by about half. For a...

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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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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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