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Chocolate Raspberry Balsamic Glazed Olive Oil Budnt Cake

Ingredients for the Cake3 cups all-purpose flour +1 tablespoon1 tablespoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt4 large eggs2 cups granulated sugar1 cup sour cream3/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil +1 tablespoon1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extractDirectionsPreheat the oven to 350°F. Generously grease the inside of a 10-inch bundt pan with UP Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Add a tablespoon of [...]

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Cauliflower "Schnitzel"

Ingredients1 large head of cauliflower3 large eggs, beaten1 1/2 cups flour2 cups plain bred crumbs2 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice2 cloves of garlic, minced 3 teaspoons salt, or to tastefresh cracked black pepper, to taste1/3 cup high-phenol Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus more for fryingDirectionsSlice the cauliflower in half straight through, leaving the stem portion of each [...]

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Baklouti Latke Waffles

Ingredients2 pounds baking potatoes (preferably organic) washed and scrubbed clean1 large onion, grated2 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons table or fine sea saltFreshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons Baklouti Green Chili Pepper fused olive oil1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour4 large eggsBaklouti Green Chili Pepper fused olive oil for greasing the waffle ironDirectionsHeat oven to 350. [...]

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Chipotle & Pineapple Grill Marinade, Harissa Aioli, & Truffled Butternut Squash Arancini

Olive oil and balsamic are all over this plate, yet hidden from plain sight. The grass fed N.Y. steak for instance was marinated with a bright and delicious combination of Chipotle infused olive oil and Pineapple white balsamic vinegar with a little cracked pepper and sea salt. The aioli on the asparagus is [...]

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with UP EVOO and Delizia Peppers

There are very few ingredients required to make hummus. In light of this, it's imperative that the handful of ingredients used be of the highest quality available especially where the olive oil is concerned. This, and only this, is the secret to amazing hummus.And while it's hard to imagine getting tired of great hummus, [...]

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Balsamic Truffles

Balsamic Ganache TrufflesIngredients:1/2 cup steaming hot heavy cream1 pinch of sea salt 8 ounces best quality dark chocolate in chip form, or chopped3 tablespoons dark or white balsamic**My favorite options for this are: Coconut white balsamic vinegar, Raspberry dark balsamic vinegar, Blenheim Apricot white balsamic vinegar, Tangerine dark balsamic vinegar, Strawberry dark balsamic vinegar, Maple dark balsamic vinegar, Espresso dark balsamic vinegar, Lavender dark [...]

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Chicken Mole with Baklouti Green Chili Olive Oil and Dark Chocolate Balsamic

Ingredients4 tablespoons Baklouti Green Chili Pepper fused olive oil5 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast tenders4 cups chicken stock or broth1/2 cup Dark Chocolate dark balsamic vinegar2 large yellow onions, sliced1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds1/2 cup hulled pumpkin seeds6 large garlic cloves3 teaspoons cumin seeds3 teaspoons coriander seeds1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 bay leaf3 ounces dried Pasilla [...]

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Simple Asparagus, Ham, and Gruyère Frittata with UP EVOO

Ingredients1 1/2 pounds organic Yukon Gold potatoes, unpeeled, washed, cut into 1" pieces2 cups fresh asparagus spears, woody parts trimmed, cut into 1" pieces (spinach works too)1 bunch green onions finely chopped - you could also opt for shallots or onion here instead1 cup Canadian bacon or smoked ham cut into 1" pieces - or [...]

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Organic Kale, Quinoa, and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Salad2 cups raw, peeled butternut squash cut into 1/2" cubes.2 cups prepared quinoa, cooled (optional)1/2 cup toasted pumpkin seeds1/2 cup shaved Pecorino6 cups washed, dried mixed greens or baby kalepinch of sea saltDressing1/2 cup +2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons Grapefruit white balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons minced shallot2 tablespoons grainy mustardpinch of sea saltfresh [...]

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Dark Chocolate-Blood Orange Agrumato Cake with Blood Orange Ganache

Chocolate Cake1/2 cup cocoa powder1 tsp. vanilla extract1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup granulated sugar1/4 tsp. salt1 tsp. baking soda1 Tbs. Tangerine dark balsamic vinegar2 large eggs beaten with enough cold water to equal one cup1/2 cup Blood Orange fused olive oil + more for greasing pansDirections Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease two 9-inch cake pans, one muffin pan, or one 13x9-inch pan [...]

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