Category Archives: Recipes

Christmas Recipes – Prime Rib, Turkey, Olive Oil Cakes

Now that we’ve completed our harvest – our largest on record – I can look forward to Christmas. My colleagues and I love to use our olive oil to prepare everything from appetizers to dessert for our holiday meals. And … Continue reading

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TV Chef Anne Burrell Gives Caesar Salad A Superfood Makeover

Caesar salad typically includes romaine lettuce and croutons paired with a dressing made from olive oil, lemon juice, raw egg, anchovies, and Parmesan cheese. TV celebrity chef Anne Burrell gives this legendary salad a flavorful, superfood makeover. Burrell, a Food … Continue reading

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From Cornbread To Turkey, Using Olive Oil In Your Thanksgiving Meal

Being the olive oil lover I am, good extra virgin olive oil plays a key role in the Thanksgiving feast at my home. And it can be a part of your meal, too, especially as a healthful, flavorful alternative to … Continue reading

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Author Amy Pennington Talks Apples, Olive Oil, and Apple-Celery Salad

Amy Pennington is a cook, author, and urban farmer living in Seattle. And she’s just written a lovely cookbook devoted to apples. The book – Apples: From Harvest to Table (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013) – features 50 recipe ranging from breakfast … Continue reading

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Need Thanksgiving Recipes? We’ve Got Veggies, Stuffing, Turkey, Dessert

I love Thanksgiving. Good food. Good conversation. In short … my kind of holiday. I especially look forward to my wife’s oyster dressing – it’s based on my mother’s recipe – as well as my wife’s broccoli cheese rice. She … Continue reading

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Easy Holiday Veggie Recipe: Oven-Roasted Fennel

Count fennel among those veggies deserving more respect. Fennel, to be sure, has  admirers. Italians love its delicate anise flavor. Ditto the French. But other people I know … “No thanks!” Too bad. Fennel is versatile. It’s good raw or … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipe: Olive Oil, Garlic, Sage Mashed Sweet Potatoes

The mill is filled with the wonderful smell of ultra-fresh extra virgin olive as we proceed with our olive harvest. That aroma reminds my colleagues and me of Thanksgiving. That’s about when we plan to wrap up harvest.  So, not … Continue reading

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Recipes: Preparing Salmon 3 Ways With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

You may know I enjoy fishing in Mexico – and I love fish. And, of course, I prepare my fish using extra virgin olive oil. Olive oil gives you plenty of options for different types of preparation. Salmon is a … Continue reading

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Sweet & Savory Recipe: Chicken Cutlets with Honey-Glazed Walnuts

Walnut and honey are two fabulous foods grown and made here in the Golden State (in addition to extra virgin olive oil, of course). So these chicken cutlets with honey-glazed walnuts caught our collective eye. (Click here to see recipe.) … Continue reading

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Match Made in Heaven – Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

During fall, root vegetables and extra virgin olive oil are a natural match. Simple. Flavorful. Easy to prepare. Just toss the root veggies – sweet potatoes, parsnips, carrots, beets – with extra virgin olive oil and oven-roast until nicely caramelized. … Continue reading

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