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Baby Arugula-Lemon Pesto…And Some Schnitzel Too.

Here we have a pork chop, also known as schnitzel in German cuisine, pounded to 1/4-inch thick, breaded, and then pan fried in UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil until golden brown and delightfully crisp. Anywhere oil is used, Ultra Premium Quality Extra Virgin Olive oil can and should be used…. even in classic and updated German recipes. Schnitzel 4 boneless …

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Freeze and Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

Do you use your freezer to preserve herbs, vegetables, or fruit? The freezer can be a powerful, overlooked method of preserving. Pesto, strawberry puree, tomato soup — stash them away now for colder times! One of my favorite ingredients, a handful of fresh herbs from the garden, is one of the simplest things to preserve in the freezer, and I …

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Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS: 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 1/3 cup Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic 2 tablespoons All Natural Organic Butter Olive Oil 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt 1 tablespoon dry oregano. PREPARATION: Heat oven to 400F. Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit the bottom of a half sheet jelly-roll pan. Thoroughly shake or …

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Traditional Portuguese Vinha D’Alhos AKA “Portuguese Carnitas”

You’ve probably heard of Mexican style carnitas, but have you heard of the flavor explosion that is Portuguese Carnitas (aka Vinha D’Alhos)? One of the most obvious deviations from the process of making traditional carnitas, is that the preparation for Vinha D’Alhos calls for the cubed pork shoulder to take a dip for no less than four days in a …

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Olive Oils, your ally in the search for happiness

Are you happy? Depending on where you live, what are your chances of being happy? Now it’s possible to find out, thanks to the World Happiness Report published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. The study analyzed multiple factors that directly indicate a society’s level of happiness, such as real GDP per capita and freedom from corruption. Another key factor …

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Cherry, Almond, & Lemon Agrumato Olive Oil Biscotti

3 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup Lemon Agrumato Olive Oil 3 large eggs, beaten 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup blanched slivered almonds 1 cup dried cherries 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. In a large bowl whisk together the …

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French Beignets With Aged Blackberry-Ginger Balsamic Reduction

Beignet Ingredients • 1/2 cup boiling water • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter • 1/4 cup sugar • 1/2 tsp. salt • 1/3 whole milk • 1/2 pkg. yeast • 1/4 cup warm water • 2 eggs, beaten • 3 3/4 cups sifted flour • Powdered sugar, for dusting Directions Pour boiling water over butter, sugar and salt. Add milk. Let …

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Dairy-Free Organic Butter Olive Oil Cinnamon Rolls Cinnamon Rolls

5 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon salt 2 packages rapid rise yeast 2 cups warm water ¼ cup Certified Organic Butter Olive Oil 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons Certified Organic Butter Olive Oil 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional) 1/2 cup raisins (optional) ½ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup Certified Organic Butter Olive …

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Fresh Kiwi & Whole Fruit Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sorbet

Kiwis are packed full of nutrition and antioxidants. I think it’s fair to call kiwis a super food. If you take them from a fresh state and freeze them with minimal processing, you can preserve this nutrition indefinitely. Add the poly-phenols, creamy mouth feel, and a delicate citrus blush from whole fruit lemon extra virgin olive oil to the mix, …

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Olive oil on salad may save your life

  Olive oil found to protect the heart against damage from air pollution and lower blood pressure A drizzle of olive oil on your salad can protect your heart against the damage caused by air pollution and help to lower blood pressure, scientists have found. Researchers have shown that eating the equivalent of two thirds of a teaspoon of olive …

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