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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Ramp-Kale Pesto Pasta

Posted on Apr 30, 2015 in Blog, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes

Ramp-Kale Pesto Pasta

Ramp-Kale Pesto Pasta adapted from Giada De Laurentiis for the Today Show Ingredients 20-25 ramps 1/2 cup raw walnut halves 1 clove garlic, peeled 2 cups baby kale 2 Tbsp. + 2/3 cup ♥Olive My Heart♥ Blood Orange Olive Oil, or Wild Mushroom & Sage Olive Oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon orange zest, from one large orange 1/4 cup orange juice 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 pound rotini pasta ♥Olive My Heart♥...

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Truffle Infused Macaroni & Cheese

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Blog, Entrees, Recipes, Side Dishes

Truffle Infused Macaroni & Cheese

Truffle Infused Macaroni & Cheese Serves 4 Ingredients 1 Tbsp. Kosher salt 2 Tbsp. flour 8 oz. Rotini pasta 1 ½ C. heavy cream 1 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ White Truffle Infused Olive Oil 1 Tbsp. basil, minced 2 Tbsp. shallots, minced ¼ tsp. thyme, minced 3 oz. Applewood Smoked bacon, crumbled ¼ tsp. Kosher salt 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced 1/8 tsp. Alden Mill Mala/Telli Pepper 2 Tbsp. ♥Olive My Heart♥ Picual Ultra Prem. Olive Oil 3 1/2 C. White Extra Sharp Cheddar, shredded ½ C. Panko bread crumbs   Directions...

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Mushroom & Sage Stuffing

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 in Blog, Recipes, Side Dishes

Mushroom & Sage Stuffing

Mushroom & Sage Stuffing, Dressing, whatever you like to call it! Ingredients Unsalted butter, for the baking dish 1 ¼ pounds of sourdough bread, cut into ½-inch cubes (about 12 cups) ½ pound shitake mushrooms, ½ pound oyster mushrooms, coarsely chopped 1 pound cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced 4 tablespoons  ♥Olive My Heart♥ Mushroom & Sage Infused Oil Salt and pepper 1 pound bacon, cut into 1/2” pieces 1 large sweet onion, diced 5 cloves garlic, chopped 4-6 cups chicken stock 2 Tbsp. chopped thyme...

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Red Quinoa Salad

Posted on Mar 28, 2013 in Blog, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes

Red Quinoa Salad

Red Quinoa Salad Serves 8 This dish is even better the 2nd day … or the 3rd! Ingredients • 1 cup quinoa • 1 cup red, yellow or orange peppers • 1 cup celery • 1/2 cup carrots • 1/3 cup red onion • 1/2 cup any MILD ♥Olive My Heart♥ EVOO • 1/2 cup ♥Olive My Heart♥ Thai Lemongrass-Mint White Balsamic Vinegar • 1 tsp. black pepper • 1 Tbsp. agave or honey Directions Cook quinoa according to package directions.  Cool. Chop all vegetables and mix with quinoa. Blend together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, pepper...

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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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Chicken Polpettine in Spicy-Garlic Tomato Sugo over Smoky Cannellini Beans with Escarole

Posted on Mar 1, 2013 in Blog, Entrees, Recipes, Side Dishes

Chicken Polpettine in Spicy-Garlic Tomato Sugo over Smoky Cannellini Beans with Escarole

Chicken Polpettine in Spicy-Garlic Tomato Sugo over Smoky Cannellini Beans with Escarole Serves 6-8 Smoky Cannellini Beans with Escarole • 1 pound dried Cannellini or Great Northern beans, soaked overnight • 5 quarts chicken or vegetable stock, preferably homemade • 1/4 cup ♥Olive My Heart♥ Organic Mission Extra Virgin Olive Oil • 1 small onion diced
4 cloves garlic minced • 1 bay leaf torn • 2 heads of escarole, torn • 2 smoked turkey wings or 1 tablespoon sweet or hot Spanish smoked paprika • sea salt and fresh...

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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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