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Smoky Sweet Potato Hummus

This recipe is courtesy of Leah Koenig. 1 large sweet potato (about 1 lb) 1/3 cup tahini 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil and more for drizzling. Our Frantoio/Leccino UPEVOO is delicious in this hummus recipe. 1 19oz can chick peas, drained and liquid reserved 1 large clove garlic, coarsely chopped or grated 3 tbsp…

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Mango Frozen Yogurt

With our Persian Lime olive oil and Key Lime white balsamic vinegar * Special equipment needed: ice cream maker Ingredients 2 cups full fat, thick yogurt 1 1/2 cups thawed mango puree (or fruit puree of choice) 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons powdered milk 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup Lime Olive…

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BBQ Sauce

The perfect summer BBQ sauce for your ribs, chicken, burgers, or anything else you might throw on the grill. Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups ketchup (use a pre-made ketchup or make your own, there are many online recipes available) 1/4 cup molasses 1 cup of dark balsamic vinegar – Traditional, Espresso, Black Currant, Dark Chocolate…or,…

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Fijian Style Chicken Curry

This chicken curry dish features our Baklouti Green Pepper Fused Olive Oil….Fruity and moderately spicy. Ingredients 3 lbs. boneless chicken thighs cut into 2″ pieces 3 large onions finely chopped 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 2 tablespoons sea salt 1⁄2 teaspoon whole mustard seed 1⁄2 teaspoon whole cumin seed 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 5 curry…

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Parmigiano-Pistachio Frico

Serve this light crisp cheese bite with your favorite champagne. Ingredients 1 1/2 oz parmigiano – reggiano, finely ground in a food processor 1 1/2 oz shelled, chopped pistachios Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line 2 baking sheets with parchment. Sprinkle 1 tbl of cheese on the parchment in a line 4″ long and…

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Lime Miso Salad Dressing

As Fran Lebowitz once said, “A salad is not a meal. It is a style.” Let our salad dressing compliment your style, and Enjoy! Ingredients 1 tablespoon white miso 1/4 cup Persian Lime Infused olive oil 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar pinch of salt and pepper Whisk ingredients all together and…

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Dr. Mary Flynn – The role of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a healthy diet

Dr Mary Flynn PhD, RD, LDN, an Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinical) at Brown University, says phytonutrients found in plant-based foods are a natural source of medicine, far more effective in healing than anything we can get from a multivitamin.  Watch this video to learn more about the plant-based diet and the role healthy fats, specifically extra…

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Fertilizer and Pesticide Free Olive Oils

Lab certified testing results for agricultural chemical residue show no chemical residues. We are proud to be able to share with you additional scientific results pointing to the exceptional quality of our olive oils.  Our provider, Veronica Foods (VF), takes great measure to produce olive oils of the highest quality -from growing, pressing, transporting and storing…

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The Olive, Intimacy and Contraception

Yes indeed, it appears that the olive has a contribution to make during what would appear to the layperson as the most unlikeliest of occasions – sex. Current research has shown that a naturally occurring compound found in the olive called Lupeol acts as a contraceptive and  it isn’t picky; current results show Lupeol works as…

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Savory Herb Crepes with Spinach, Gruyere and Olive Oil Fried Egg

This savory crepe recipe is delicious made with any of our single varietal extra virgin olive oils, or use one of our infused olive oils – Tuscan Herb, Milanese Gremolata, Herb de Provence, etc. – to bring an herbaceous quality to your dish. Crepe Batter 2 large eggs 1 1/4 cups whole milk 1 cup…

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