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Valentine's Day Menus

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We've put together perfect Valentine's Day menus featuring balsamics & oils everyone will love!

For the Meat Lover....

Start with crostinis topped with tomatoes and whipped feta. 

Move on to Grilled Rib-eye glazed in pomegranate balsamic and topped with homemade chimichurri sauce. Pair with a simple arugula salad and truffled mashed potatoes

For dessert, indulge in a simple sundae topped with strawberries marinated in chocolate balsamic vinegar. 

For the Veggie Lover....

Start with a light grapefruit & spinach salad dressed with green limonato oil.

For your main course enjoy spinach-stuffed portobello mushrooms paired with a bulgur salad packed with mediterranean veggies. 

Finish the evening with a refreshing strawberry granita or decadent balsamic truffles.

For Maximum Romance...

Start off with a light arugula saladbacon wrapped dates

For the main course, enjoy decadent polenta topped with caramelized mushrooms along with lemon garlic scallops

Top off the meal with wine poached pears and cinnamon mascarpone. 

Pineapple Balsamic Pork Chops

Adapted from "Pineapple Balsamic Pork Chops" Recipe from Savory ExperimentsPhoto courtesy of Jessica Formicola / Savory ExperimentsSERVES 4PREP TIME: 10 MINSCOOK TIME: 20 MINSTOTAL TIME: 30 MINS399 CALORIES PER SERVINGIngredients:  1 Tablespoon Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil4 large pork chops, bone inSalt and Pepper to taste1/2 red onion, chopped into 1" pices2 cloves garlic, finely minced1/2 cup Pineapple or [...]

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Pumpkin Spice Butternut Squash

Our newest balsamic - Pumpkin Spice - is perfect for adding festive flair to holiday dishes. For an easy side dish, roast up some butternut squash and season with pumpkin spice balsamic!Ingredients: Butternut squash1 - 3 Tablespoons Wild Mushroom & Sage Olive OilSalt and pepper to taste1-2 Tablespoons Pumpkin Spice BalsamicPeel and dice butternut squash, toss liberally [...]

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Cider Glazed Chicken with Roasted Carrots and Kale Chips

Cider Glazed Chicken:Ingredients:3 boneless chicken breastsRosemary Infused Olive Oil1 ½ cups apple cider1 Tablespoon Red Apple Balsamic2 garlic cloves, minced½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp thyme¼ tsp sage¼ tsp saltDirections:1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Brush a baking sheet lightly with rosemary olive oil.2. Rub chicken breasts all over with olive oil and season with salt. Arrange on [...]

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Slow Cooker - Red Apple Balsamic Chicken

Adapted from "Apple Balsamic Chicken" Recipe from www.tasteofhome.com SERVES 4PREP TIME: 15 minsCOOK TIME: 4 hrsTOTAL TIME: 4 hrs 15 mins277 CALORIESIngredients: 4 bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed1/2 cup chicken broth1/4 cup apple cider or juice1/4 cup Red Apple Balsamic Vinegar2 tablespoons lemon juice1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon dried thyme1/2 teaspoon paprika1/2 teaspoon pepper2 Tablespoons [...]

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Foodie Walk Recipe: Black Bean and Pumpkin Soup

Adapted from Sally Cameron's "Black Bean Pumpkin Soup" recipe from www.afoodcentriclife.comPhoto Credit: Sally Cameron, www.afoodcentriclife.comIngredients: 2 15- ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained1 15- ounce can diced tomatoes3 cups vegetable broth, or broth of choice1 tablespoon spicy olive oil (Smoked Chaabani, Chipotle, Harissa)1 cup chopped onion3-4 garlic cloves minced2-3 teaspoons ground cumin1-2 teaspoons smoked paprika½ teaspoon [...]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Stacks with Pumpkin Seed "Pesto"

SERVES 4-6For the Roasted Butternut Squash: 1 medium butternut squash peeled, and cut in to 3"-4" "sticks" no more than 1" thick2 tablespoons of intense Extra Virgin Olive Oil such as Picual, Coratina, or Chetoui2 tablespoons of Lemon White Balsamic1 teaspoon sea saltfreshly ground pepperPreheat the broiler or oven to 500 F. and adjust the rack [...]

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Simple Lemon Dressing

Deliciously simple, this recipe uses both our lemon oil & lemon balsamic for maximum citrus flavor.   YIELDS: 1/3 CupTOTAL TIME: 10 MINS166 CALORIESIngredients: 2 Tablespoons Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt (or to taste)3 - 4 Tablespoons Eureka Lemon Olive OilGround black pepper to tasteDirections:In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic, mustard, [...]

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Celebrate Peach Season with Peach Caprese Salad!

Peach season is here, and there are a million ways to celebrate beyond just making peach cobbler (although, that's good too!). Why not mix things up by using peaches to create a delicious, sweet caprese salad? Ingredients8 oz. good quality whole milk ricotta (or try using the Lemon Ricotta from Welsh Rabbit Cheese Shop)A large ripe peach, [...]

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Spinach-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Adapted from Spinach-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe on Kraft Recipes website. Photo Credit: Kraft RecipesSERVES 4PREP TIME: 15 MINSCOOK TIME: 20 MINSTOTAL TIME: 35 MINS195 CALORIESIngredients: 3 Tablespoons Tuscan Herb Olive Oil2 Tablespoons Neapolitan Herb Balsamic Vinegar4 large portobello mushrooms1/4 Cup chopped red peppers2 cloves garlic minced20 oz. fresh spinach1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese or feta cheeseSalt & Pepper [...]

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