August 12, 2020

An easy, fresh and super light Mediterranean watermelon salad. Three main ingredients: watermelon, cucumber, and feta cheese. But to take it to the next level, we add some fresh mint and a basil-lime vinaigrette. The perfect side dish to grilling out or bring to your next neighborhood gathering!

1/2 cup Basil Olive Oil

1/2 cup Key Lime White Balsamic

1/2 watermelon, peeled, cut into cubes

1 English (or Hot House) cucumber, cubed (about 2 cupfuls of cubed cucumb...

July 9, 2020

It shouldn’t be surprising that we go through a lot of olive oil. It’s our go-to oil and we couldn’t live without it.

My guess is that most, often overlook olive oil for baking in lieu of butter. Olive oil is amazing in baking and can be used in place of other oils or butter in recipes and mixes. It makes baked goods far more tender and moist. Not to mention that it adds wonderful health benefits that butter and other oils can't. 

These cookies are soft and c...

July 8, 2020

It may sound a bit odd, but a few grinds of fresh black pepper and a little balsamic vinegar and it truly brings out the sweetness of ripe strawberries.

2 cups sliced, hulled strawberries (from about 1 pound berries)

1/4 cup sugar

2 1/2 tablespoons Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar

Freshly ground black pepper

Place the strawberries and sugar in a food processor and pulse just until the mixture is finely chopped and juicy but still chunky; you don't want a smooth purée...

July 2, 2020

This Lemon-Blueberry Cobbler is a quick, easy dessert, perfect for showcasing those summer blueberries! It comes together with just 10 minutes prep and only five ingredients!

1/2 cup (+ more for greasing pan) Eureka Lemon Olive Oil

1 cup self-rising flour

1 cup sugar 

1 cup milk

4 cups fresh blueberries

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8-inch square baking dish with a small drizzle of Eureka Lemon Olive Oil.

Mix flour, sugar, Eureka Lemon Olive Oil and...

June 30, 2020

1/2 cup Peach White Balsamic Vinegar

1 quart unsweetened ice tea

1 cup Peach Vodka (such as Deep Eddy or Smirnoff)

1/2 cup sugar-free lemonade such as Crystal Light

3-4 peaches sliced

Mint for garnish

Ice

Slice peaches. In a large pitcher or bowl, combine all ingredients except ice.

Serve in a tall glass over ice and garnish with mint.

*If you feel like you need to sweeten up this drink, feel free to add Splenda or sweetener of your choice. This is a slightly lower...

June 10, 2020

3 Peaches, sliced in rounds
8 oz of fresh Mozzarella balls or sliced in rounds
1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes, quartered
Basil Infused Olive Oil
Peach White Balsamic Vinegar

5 Basil leaves, cut in chiffonade* style

salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

On a platter, arrange peaches and mozzarella alternating slices. Top with tomatoes.
 

Garnish with a drizzle of Basil Olive OilPeach White Balsamic Vinegar, fresh basil, salt and pepper.

*Chiffonade is a beautiful wo...

May 29, 2020

4 Tbsp (divided) of Chipotle Olive Oil or Baklouti Green Chili Olive Oil
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper

1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
1 cup diced onion
3 Tablespoons Alfoos Mango White Balsamic Vinegar
2 cups mango, diced into small pieces (frozen mango works well, too)
2 cups drained, canned, crushed pineapple

1 teaspoon brown sugar (optional)

6 oz pieces of Halibut or any white fish 

Pour the 2 tablespoons of olive oil into a sauté pan and warm to medium-hig...

May 24, 2020

For the Ribs:

1 slab of baby back ribs

salt, pepper and garlic powder

For the Sauce

1 cup Traditional 18-Year, Espresso, Dark Chocolate or Fig Balsamic Vinegar

3/4 cup ketchup

1/3 cup brown sugar

1 garlic clove, minced

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

RIBS INSTRUCTIONS:

Place ribs in a baking dish. Generously season both sides with salt, pepper and garlic powder. This is also a great...

May 19, 2020

The balsamic vinegar brings out the berries' beautiful color and truly enhances their flavor. Great served with a simple pound cake, over vanilla ice cream, or simply by themselves.

4 pints (8 cups) fresh strawberries, sliced thick

5 tablespoons Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar, Tahitian Vanilla Balsamic or Traditional 18-Year Balsamic

2 tablespoon sugar (optional)

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 pints vanilla ice cream, for serving

Thirty minutes...