Tag Archives: EVOO Recipe

Chef Bill Briwa’s Grilled Chicken Sandwich & Romesco Sauce

It’s easy to get hungry when writing a blog about food. And the idea of a grilled chicken sandwich made with good, crusty bread and a freshly made romesco sauce is the kind of thing that can get any appetite … Continue reading

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Pan-Roasted Almonds with Coriander and Dried Chili Peppers

Almond season has arrived here in California. I devour a ton of almonds. I like them plain. And I enjoy eating them lightly fried in extra virgin olive oil, a traditional Spanish dish. Our friends at the Almond Board of … Continue reading

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Carol Firenze’s Famous Zucchini Frittata

It’s coming to that time of year when some of our colleagues and neighbors are looking to unload some of the extra bounty from their home gardens. Zucchini is an especially popular giveaway because it grows so abundantly.I’ve got an … Continue reading

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Chef Ogden’s Blue Corn Cakes with Caviar & Crème Fraîche

I was in Memphis last week for the first time in my life. I was on business. And I got to experience one of the city’s gifts to the culinary world: barbecue. While there, a friend and I ate at … Continue reading

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Chef Cindy Pawlcyn’s Tomato, Olive Oil Recipes in eNewsletter

I want to take a second and suggest you head over to the latest edition of our eNewsletter, In Season. You’ll find recipes combining tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil from award-winning California chef Cindy Pawlcyn. She’s our featured chef … Continue reading

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Tomatoes, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Recipes in eNewsletter

The first of June means tomato season has finally arrived here in California. That means pizza, gazpacho, and Bloody Marys – to name just a few dishes and drinks that celebrate this fruit. (Yes, it’s a fruit.) To learn more, … Continue reading

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Recipe: Fresh Tomato Bruschetta

My wife Sharon and I recently made some of the most fabulous bruschetta ever. It’s a simple Italian dish   you could make as a snack or appetizer this Memorial Day Weekend. The variations are endless. Bruschetta (the Italians pronounce it … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Recipe: Chef Paul Bartolotta’s Marinated Carrots

It’s almost Memorial Day. And I’ve got hot dogs on my mind. OK, not what you might call typical restaurant fare. Yet hot dogs recall the fascinating conference I attended earlier this month in the Napa Valley. It focused on … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Ganache Made from Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Check out this new book on olive oil from California. I’m looking forward to reading it myself. It’s called: “The New American Olive Oil: Profiles of Artisan Producers and 75 Recipes,” by Fran Gage (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2009). We … Continue reading

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