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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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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Frisée Salad with Prosciutto, Roasted Figs and Walnuts

Posted on Jul 13, 2012 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes, Salads

Frisée Salad with Prosciutto, Roasted Figs and Walnuts

Frisée Salad with Prosciutto, Roasted Figs and Walnuts Ingredients Serves 6 18 whole fresh figs (stems trimmed) OR 18 dried figs (stems trimmed, halved) 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup fig olive oil 1/8  cup red wine vinegar 1/4 crumbled blue cheese (about 1.5 ounces) 3 cups lettuce leaves (torn frisée) 2 cups mixed baby greens 2 cups watercress (sprigs thick stems trimmed) 4 ozs thinly sliced prosciutto (cut into strips) 3/4 cup toasted walnuts (coarsely chopped) Preheat oven to 350°F. Toss fresh figs...

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Caprese Salad

Posted on Jul 13, 2012 in Appetizers, Blog, Recipes, Salads

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad Step one: Beautiful tomatoes. Step two: Beautiful buffalo mozzarella. Step three: Beautiful basil. Step four: Beautiful Extra Virgin Olive Oil… and a sprinkle of sea salt.

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Blackberry Ginger Salad

Posted on Jun 27, 2012 in Salads

Blackberry Ginger Salad

Thinking summer already? How about a fruit salad with an actual dressing — one that’s just light enough to let all the fruits’ flavors shine through. Serve this as a delectable dessert or anytime snack!   Blackberry Ginger Salad ¼ cup orange juice 3 tablespoons Blackberry Ginger Balsamic Vinegar 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon honey ½ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 2 grapefruit, peeled and sectioned 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned 2 medium pears, sliced 1 (11...

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