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What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Extra virgin is the highest quality and most expensive olive oil classification. It should have no defects and a flavor of fresh olives. It is made simply by crushing olives and extracting the juice. It is the only cooking oil that is made without the use of chemicals and industrial refining.  It needs to have a nice…
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Agricultural Management Statement for our Nocellara and Biancolilla Single Varietals

Splash of Olive’s supplier of extra virgin olive oils, Veronica Foods, Inc., goes above and beyond other suppliers to promote and ensure the quality and integrity of olive oil production. Below is a copy of an Agricultural Management Statement  to declare the absence of pesticide and herbicide treatment on the trees and olives which produced…
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Greek Style Chicken Slouvaki

With Lemon, and Garlic Olive Oil Garlic Roasted Potatoes. Chicken Souvlaki 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut in 1″ pieces Marinade 1 cup whole milk plain yogurt 1/3 cup garlic olive oil juice from half a lemon 1 tablespoon oregano white balsamic 2 teaspoons kosher salt fresh ground pepper to taste Place the…
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Fried Sage & Mushroom Pasta

Warm your tummy with this simple and delicious pasta dish. Ingredients 4 tablespoons Wild Mushroom & Sage infused Olive Oil 6 fresh sage leaves, cut in thin strips 2 oz. pancetta thinly sliced (optional) 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup grated Pecorino Romano kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste 12 oz. dry…
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Dark Chocolate Blood Orange Fondue

Dark Chocolate Fondue with Blood Orange Agrumato & Aged Balsamic Ingredients: 1 pound dark chocolate chips or whole bars chopped coarsely 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup milk 2 Tbs. Blood Orange Agrumato Olive Oil 1 Tbs. Fresh Orange Zest 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch kosher salt 2 tablespoons Tangerine Dark Balsamic or Traditional, Vanilla, Cherry, etc……
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Chimichurri Sauce

This tangy, vibrant chimichurri will illuminate dishes such as grilled or roasted meats, roasted vegetables, starchy dishes, and even seafood. There are no rules about when or where you can use this versatile condiment to bring a splash of flavor and pleasing contrast to your culinary creations. Ingredients 2 cups packed fresh Italian parsley leaves…
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Italian Style Blood Orange Cookies

Delicate and delicious! These cookies are great to have around during the holidays. Ingredients 3 cups unbleached organic flour 2 cups granulated cane sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 finely grated orange peel 1 cup Blood Orange (fused) Agrumato Olive Oil 2 large room temperature eggs, whisked 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed orange…
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Melgarejo! Our Award Winning Partner Estate

Melgarejo, is one of our provider’s exclusive partner estates, and one of the most celebrated mills in the world.  They just sent these photos and videos of the new harvest to share with you. We’re extremely excited about the quality coming from their estate and other partner estates in the Northern Hemisphere. We look forward…
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Early Harvest Northern Hemisphere EVOO En Route

The video below was taken on location just three days ago at our provider’s award winning partner estate in Portugal. They got an extremely early start to the season and our provider was on location in Spain and other regions in Europe as the olives were being picked and milled.
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Amazing Pairing Possibilities

Just *SOME* of the amazing pairings possible for salads, sautes, marinades and finishing. Passion Fruit + Blood Orange EVOO Gravenstein Apple + Rosemary EVOO Lemon White Balsamic + Tuscan Herb EVOO Honey Ginger White Balsamic + Persian Lime EVOO Lemon Balsamic + Basil EVOO Peach White Balsamic + Tuscan Herb EVOO Grapefruit White Balsamic +…
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