Category Archives: Recipes

Recipe: Winter Squash Soup Topped With A Flavorful Citrus-Mint Pesto

February is soup season around here. We try to make soup at least once a week. It’s comforting – and tasty! Plus, leftover soup makes for a great lunch. The soup featured here capitalizes on winter squash. It gets a … Continue reading

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Healthy, Flavorful Recipe: Winter Lettuces With Pomegranate Seeds

My colleagues and I love fresh produce – a natural partner for our oil. We love it so much, in fact, that when one colleague pulled up to the grocery checkout, the checker called him a rabbit for all the … Continue reading

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Go Meatless With A Chick Pea And Tomato Curry!

We like to eat a meatless dinner at least once a week. Plant-based foods – a central part of the Mediterranean diet – are good for you. And they taste good. That means we’re always looking for ways to include … Continue reading

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A Sweet And Tangy Kale Slaw From The Famed Moosewood Restaurant

The famed Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, N.Y., celebrated its 40th anniversary last year. The natural foods eatery has generated a dozen cookbooks. Dishes like the colorful kale slaw featured here have kept Moosewood going through the decades. (Click here to … Continue reading

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A Quick, Seafood Stew Perfumed With Tomatoes, Aromatics & Herbs

One of my favorite pastimes is heading down to Mexico to fish. I enjoy the fishing itself – and I love seafood! So, not surprisingly, the seafood stew featured here is my kind of meal. It’s an impressive but easy … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Whole-Grain, Veggie & Almond Stir-Fry

We’re always on the lookout for healthful dishes, particularly now that it’s the start of the New Year. Among other ingredients, we’re huge fans of whole grains – a staple of the Mediterranean diet. This Asian-style dish – courtesy of food … Continue reading

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A Classic Holiday Dessert Reinvented: Pecan Tart With An Olive Oil Crust

Two things spring to mind when I think classic holiday dessert: pecan pie … and pumpkin pie. Both taste particularly good with a drizzle of our robust Limited Reserve  olive oil. It adds another layer of flavor. So, as an … Continue reading

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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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