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Neapolitan Herb Tomato Crostinis with Whipped Feta

A simple recipe to "whip up" as an appetizer for entertaining. The tomato notes of the Picual enhance the fresh flavors of the tomato topping. Instead of crostinis, this would also work great as an addition to a wrap or pita for a picnic lunch. INGREDIENTS 7 oz feta, crumbled1/3 cup cream cheese, room temperature2/3 cup [...]

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Oven Dried Heirloom Tomatoes

Are you suffering from an overabundance of gorgeous, ripe heirloom tomatoes? If you answered yes, then consider preserving your harvest by oven drying your tomatoes and then jarring them with a superlative, fresh UP EVOO and herbs. If you answered no, get yourself some late summer tomatoes, stat! It doesn't get easier than this, [...]

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Torn Basil, Heirloom Tomato, & Mozzarella Fresca Salad

It doesn't get easier or more elegant than this. And frankly, it's borderline sacrilegious to not be using mouthwatering heirloom tomatoes right now at their peak-of-ripeness with the freshest olive oil in the world. Simply unthinkable.6 cups baby arugula washed, spun dry2 cups of sliced heirloom tomatoes1/3 cup freshly torn basil leaves1/2 small red onion, [...]

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Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese, Arugula Blossoms, & Toasted Pecans

Ingredients:1 1/2 pounds fresh beets1/3 cup arugula blossoms (optional) 8 oz. chevre (fresh goat cheese)6 cups baby arugula or mixed greens1 cup whole pecans, toasted1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons A-Premium White Balsamic Vinegar1 tablespoon good quality grainy mustard fresh ground pepper to taste1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive OilDirections:Preheat the oven to 400 F. Trim [...]

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Oven Baked Spicy Olive Oil Kale Chips

Ingredients:4 cups kale leaves, washed, dried, and cut into 1/2" pieces, with tough stems removed2 tablespoons Harissa infused olive oil1 teaspoon paprika (optional)1/2 teaspoon fine sea saltDirections:Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.In a large bowl toss the kale with Harissa infused olive oil, paprika, and salt. Arrange the leaves in a single layer [...]

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Got Muffuletta?

Ingredients:1 cup garlic stuffed gordal olives, coarsely chopped1/2 cup black mission olives, coarsely chopped1/3 cup fire roasted red peppers, drained and coarsely chopped1/4 cup roughly chopped pickled cauliflower florets2 tablespoons drained capers1 tablespoon chopped celery1 tablespoon chopped carrot1/2 cup green piri-piri chili stuffed gordal olives, coarsely chopped1/4 cup marinated cocktail onions1/2 teaspoon celery seed1 teaspoon [...]

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Oven Baked Spicy Harissa Olive Oil Kale Chips

Ingredients:4 cups kale leaves, washed, dried, and cut into 1/2" pieces, with tough stems removed2 tablespoons Harissa Olive Oil1 teaspoon paprika (optional)1/2 teaspoon fine sea saltDirections:Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F.In a large bowl toss the kale with harissa, paprika, and salt. Arrange the leaves in a single layer on the baking [...]

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Truffled Soft Scrambled Eggs

5 large eggs1 pinch (about 1/2 teaspoon) Black Truffle Sea Salt1 tablespoon unsalted butter1/2 teaspoon White Truffle Oil or Black Truffle Oil2 tablespoons crème fraiche2 chives, thinly slicedFresh ground white pepper to taste Whisk the eggs until frothy; add the pinch of truffle salt. Melt the butter in a non-stick skillet over very low heat. When [...]

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Honey Ginger Balsamic Glazed BBQ Ribs

MARINADE 4 racks (8 pounds) baby back ribs12 garlic cloves, mashed or minced3 tbsps Honey Ginger white balsamic vinegar3 tbsps dark brown sugar1 tbsps Toasted Sesame Oil1 tbsp Sea Salt Mix together Honey Ginger balsamic, brown sugar, minced garlic, sea salt, and Toasted Sesame oil. Coat ribs with marinade and allow to marinate in a sealed container [...]

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​ Blueberry Lemon Agrumato Olive Oil Sour Cream Bundt Cakes

For The Cake 2 1/2 cups unbleached all purpose flour1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 cup sour cream2 large eggs1/2 cup lemon agrumato olive oil + 1 tablespoon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest2 cups washed and dried blueberries (1/2 cup reserved)For the [...]

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