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Recipes

Smoky Blue Cheese and Balsamic Kettle Chips

Ingredients:1 large bag Kettle potato chips with sea salt1-2 tablespoons Chipotle Olive Oil (to taste)1/2 cup Crumbled Blue Cheese2 Tablespoons 18 year Traditional Balsamic Vinegar (or more, to taste)2-3 pieces of bacon, cooked and crumbled1 green onion, choppedDirections:Arrange potato chips on an oven safe dish, and drizzle LIGHTLY with Chipotle oil, and sprinkle on blue [...]

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Pork Loin Caprice

Balsamic vinegar is thick, sweet-smelling vinegar that is made from pure and unfermented grape juice, which is known as must. Several varieties of grapes can be used to create balsamic vinegar, but the Trebbiano grape, which is native to Modena, Italy, is the most common. Another variety that is commonly used is Lambrusco. Ancellotta and [...]

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Tomato & Cured Meat Bruschetta

Curing is any of various food preservation and flavoring processes, especially of meat or fish, by the addition of a combination of salt, nitrates, nitrite or sugar. Many curing processes also involve smoking, the process of flavoring, or cooking. The use of food dehydration was the earliest form of food curing. Ingredients1 Each Bread Baguette2 Cloves [...]

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Tapenade

Tapenade originates in southern France (Provence) on the Mediterranean about 150 miles from the Italian border and is a huge favorite in Italy. The name comes from the Provençal word tapèno meaning caper. It is sometimes referred to as an olive paste and many chefs consider it a gourmet condiment. It is always a hit [...]

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Shaved Brussles Sprouts with Melgarejo Arbequina, Lemon Agrumato Olive Oil & Parmesan Cheese

Ingredients1 Lb.Brussle Sprouts Stem End Trimmed Off2 Large Shallots Thinly Sliced1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese Shaved1/4 Cup Melgarejo Arbequina1 tbsp Lemon Agrumato Fused2 tbsp Lemon Juice Fresh SqueezedSea Salt To TasteGround Pepper To TasteInstructions Shave or slice the Brussles sprouts as thinly as possible. This can be done on a mandolin, using the slicing disk of a [...]

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Tuscan Herb Grilled Cheese

Ingredients: 2 slices of your favorite cheese2 slices of your choice of bread2 tablespoons of Tuscan HerbDirections: Use 1 tablespoon for each side of the grilled cheese. Assemble the sandwich, put 1 tablespoon of oil in the pan and and before flipping add the remaining table spoon of Tuscan Herb. Cook until desired doneness. Also works well [...]

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Pesto

                                   An Italian sauce made of fresh basil leaves, fresh garlic, pine nuts, olive oil, Pecorino and Parmesan cheese and salt. The word "pesto" originates from the word "pestle" which means ground or pounded, since the ingredients were ground [...]

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Basic Oil/Vinegar Salad Dressing

What healthier way to enjoy olive oil than as part of a salad dressing served over a salad filled with nutritious fruits and vegetables?ServingsPrep Time1 Plate10 MinutesIngredients1.5 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil1.5 tbsp Traditional Dark Balsamic VinegarInstructions Here's how to make a basic olive oil dressing using the guidelines for a classic French vinaigrette. Whisk together vinegar [...]

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