In Store Recipes

Apples with Aged White Cheddar & Balsamic

October 2, 2012

Apples with Aged White Cheddar & Balsamic Yield: 2 Servings Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cups Organic Apples-1/2 inch cubes 3/4 Cup Aged White Cheddar Cheese-1/2 inch cubes 2 Cups Organic Baby Arugula 1/4 Cup Methode Tradizionale Balsamic Vinegar 1 pinch Fleur de Sel Sea Salt Procedure: Toss the apples, cheese & baby arugula in a bowl [...]

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Slightly Twisted Salsa Fresca

September 25, 2012

Slightly Twisted Salsa Fresca Yield: 2  servings Ingredients: 3/4 cup Organic Heirloom- deseeded + small diced 1/4 cup Organic Hass Avocado- small diced 1  Tablespoon  Organic Cucumber- deseeded & small diced 1  Tablespoon  Organic Red Onion- small diced 1  Tablespoon  Organic Fresh Cilantro Leaves- hand torn 1  Tablespoon  Lime Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1  teaspoon [...]

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Simple Refreshing Salads

September 21, 2012

Caprese Salad Yield: 2 Servings Ingredients: 2 Heirloom Tomatoes- sliced 1/4 inch thick 6 Thin Slices of Fresh Mozzarella Cheese 12 Organic Basil Leaves 1 Pinch Pink Himalayan Sea Salt 1 Pinch Fresh Cracked Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons Methode Tradizionale Balsamic Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Basil Extra Virgin Olive Oil Procedure: Create a stack by layering [...]

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SHOOC Specialty Vinaigrettes

July 11, 2012

Walnut + Sherry Vinaigrette Yield: 1/2 cup Ingredients: ¼ c Walnut Oil ¼ c Sherry Vinegar 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 1 tsp Range Wildflower Honey Procedure: Stir all the ingredients together in a small bowl. ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ Orange + Sparkling Vinaigrette Yield: 1/2 cup Ingredients: ¼ c Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil ¼ c Sparkling Wine [...]

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What’s Cooking in St. Helena

June 2, 2012

The new manager of our St. Helena store, Marc, has extensive experience working in restaurant kitchens, and he’s bringing that background to our tasting bar. If you’ve been in the shop recently, you’ve likely seen one of his delicious experiments — sometimes it’s a dressing or marinade made with our olive oils, maybe even a [...]

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Minted Balsamic Italian Sodas

June 1, 2012

Minted Raspberry-Lemon Balsamic Italian Soda Yield: 8 fl. oz. ¼ cup Organic Raspberries ¼ cup Aged Balsamic Vinegar 2 each Organic Spearmint Leaves- torn into small pieces ¼ teaspoon Organic Lemon Zest ¼ teaspoon Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup Seltzer Water or Sparkling Water- well chilled Combine the raspberries, Balsamic vinegar, lemon olive [...]

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