Better Without Butter? We Say Yes!

January 30, 2013

Our retail staff member, Armando, recently got us all hooked on popcorn drizzled with Jalapeno and Lime Extra Virgin Olive Oil then finished with fleur de sel…so good. Since we all loved that combo so much we decided to try out a few more. Here are our favorites: 1. Seafood Rub with Stone Press Extra [...]

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Three Ideas for Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

January 15, 2013

A larder rich with choices not only makes for more creative cooking, it also comforts us with the knowledge that, should we not have the time to shop, or are rushed to prepare dinner, a deliciously satisfying meal can still be created on the spot. In this spirit, we offer a series of flavorful sauces [...]

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Olio Nuovo Slow-Roasted Garlic & Croustini

December 18, 2012

Olio Nuovo Slow Roasted Garlic & Croustini Yield: 12 Hors d’ Oeuvres Ingredients: 1 Head of Organic Garlic 2012 Twin Sisters Olio Nuovo- as needed 1 small Sweet Baguette 1 pinch Organic Grey Sea Salt Procedure: Cut the top of the head of garlic off and drench with olio nuovo. Wrap the garlic up into [...]

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Twin Sisters Olio Nouvo with Pear, Honey & Marscapone Cheese

December 11, 2012

Olio Nouvo with Pear, Citrus Blossom Honey & Mascarpone Cheese Yield: 6  Hors d’ Oeuvres Ingredients: 1/2  Organic Pear-cut into bite sized pieces 6  teaspoons  Mascarpone Cheese Katz Citrus Blossom Honey- for drizzling 2012 Twin Sisters Olio Nuovo- for drizzling Procedure: Cut the pear in half and remove the core. Cut it into bite size [...]

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Olio Nuovo & Dark Chocolate with Pink Himalayan Salt

December 4, 2012

Olio Nuovo & Dark Chocolate with Pink Himalayan Salt Ingredients: 2012  Twin Sisters Olio Nuovo Dark Chocolate 85 % or greater 1  pinch  Pink Himalayan Salt Procedure: Break the chocolate into bite sized pieces and drizzle with the Olio Nuovo.  Finish with a sprinkle of the sea salt. *Serve on a plate or on spoons [...]

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Cranberry-Horseradish Sauce & Turkey Roulades

November 28, 2012

Cranberry-Horseradish Sauce & Turkey Roulades Yield: 12  Hors d’ Oeuvres Ingredients: 1  sheet of Whole Wheat Lavash Bread 3  Slices  Organic Free Range Turkey 3  Tablespoons  Cranberry-Horseradish Sauce 3  Tablespoons  Whipped Cream Cheese 1  Tablespoon  Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1  pinch  Fleur de Sel Sea Salt Procedure: Lay out the sheet of Lavash bread [...]

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Cranberry-Orange Dressing

November 20, 2012

Cranberry Balsamic-Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil Dressing Yield: 1/2  Cup Ingredients: 1/2  Cup  Cranberry Balsamic Vinegar 1/2  teaspoon  Wild Pear Co. Cranberry-Pomegranate Jam 1/2  Cup  Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1  pinch  Pink Himalayan Sea Salt 1  pinch  Fresh Cracked Black Peppercorns Procedure: Combine all ingredients except the Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  Slowly drizzle [...]

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Butternut Squash & Fig Crostini

November 13, 2012

Butternut Squash & Fig Crostini Yield: 6  crostinis Ingredients: 6  Whole Grain Crostinis 6   teaspoons  Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce 3  Organic Figs- cut in half 2  Tablespoons  Methode Tradizionale Balsamic Vinegar 6  thin shavings of Parmesan Reggiano Cheese 1  pinch teaspoon White Truffle Sea Salt 1  pinch Fresh Cracked Black Pepper Procedure: Combine the halved [...]

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Rosemary Skewered Pear Hors d’oeuvre

November 6, 2012

Rosemary Skewered Pear & Prosciutto with Cask 85  Red Wine Vinegar Yield: 6  Hors d’ Oeuvres Ingredients: 6  Rosemary Sprigs- cut into 2  inch lengths 1/2  Organic Pear- cut into six equal cube shapes 1  Slice of Prosciutto- cut into six 1/2  inch strips 1/4  Cup  Cask 85  Red Wine Vinegar 1  teaspoon  Branches Citrus [...]

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Caramelized Onion Jam Crostini

October 30, 2012

Crostini of Caramelized Onion Jam, Applewood Smoked Bacon & Pt. Reyes Blue Cheese Yield: 6  Hors d’oeuvres Ingredients: 6  Sweet Baguette Slices- 1/2  inch thick 1  Tablespoon  Twin Sisters Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2  Tablespoons  Wild Pear Co. Caramelized Onion Jam 1 1/2  Tablespoon  Applewood Smoked Bacon- cooked crispy & crumbled 2  Tablespoons  Pt. Reyes [...]

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