Appetizer

Strawberry Salad w/ Strawberry Vinaigrette

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest This Strawberry salad is the epitome of summer salads. This recipe combines the sweetness of fresh strawberries with crunchy walnuts and savory, salty bleu cheese. The strawberry vinaigrette complements the salad perfectly with a touch of sweetness and lots of tang.  Ingredients 3 […]

Southwest Chopped Salad with Green Chili Apricot Vinaigrette

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 3 heads romaine lettuce, washed, chopped2 avocado, pitted, diced1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved1 small onion, diced½ cup corn½ cup black beans, drained4oz gorgonzola cheese Combine lettuce, avocado, tomatoes, onion, corn and black beans in a large salad bowl. Toss gently to mix all […]

Strawberry Vinaigrette

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 1 cup non-infused extra virgin olive oil, like our Hojiblanca½ cup Traditional 18 Yr. balsamic vinegar¼ cup Strawberry balsamic vinegar Directions To make vinaigrette, combine olive oil, champagne vinegar and oregano vinegar in a small mixing bowl. Whisk together ingredients until well […]

Green Chili, Apricot Vinaigrette

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 1 cup Green Chili olive oil½ cup Apricot balsamic vinegar¼ cup Lavender balsamic vinegar Directions To make vinaigrette, combine olive oil, apricot vinegar and lavender vinegar in a small mixing bowl. Whisk together ingredients until well combined and mixture has thickened slightly.  To […]

Balsamic Roasted Carrots

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 1 lb. Carrots2 TBSP. of your favorite Great Lakes Olive Oil Co. non-infused olive oil2 TBSP of Traditional 18 Yr. balsamic vinegarCoarse saltDried or fresh parsley Directions  Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a rimmed cookie sheet with parchment paper, if you don’t […]

Onion & Bacon Crostini

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest  This delicious crostini was featured at our Crostini Tasting Party we had in our stores during the month of September.   Ingredients 1 loaf french bread, sliced and toasted 4 slices bacon 4 lbs yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced  1 tbsp sea salt […]

Balsamic Strawberries with Goat Cheese Crostini

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest This delicious appetizer was featured during our Crostini Party tasting event back in September. The combination of the creamy goat cheese with the sweetness of the strawberries makes the flavors pop! It’s perfect for elegant enough for cocktail parties but simple enough to […]