Appetizers

Gravenstein Apple Onion Jam

Gravenstein Apple Onion Jam

Ingredients: 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 large sweet onions, sliced 2 parsley sprigs 2 bay leaves 1 rosemary sprig 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup Gravenstein Apple Balsamic Salt Directions: In a large pot heat the olive oil. Add the onions and cook over medium heat until golden brown.  Tie the herbs...
Spicy Olive Oil Guacamole

Spicy Olive Oil Guacamole

INGREDIENTS 1 ripe avocado 1/2 Tablespoon Baklouti Green Chili Olive Oil 1/2 Tablespoon Lemon Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon lime juice 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley optional diced tomatoes salt to taste Cotija cheese for garnish DIRECTIONS Peel and pit the avocados and mash with a fork.  Add the Ol...
Garlic Confit

Garlic Confit

Ingredients: 6 heads of garlic (2 cups of peel garlic cloves) 2 cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil Fresh herbs of your choice (rosemary, thyme, bay leaves, salt, pepper) Directions: Put all the ingredients in a medium sauce pan.  Simmer on low heat until garlic cloves are tender, but not brown (about...
Pasta Chips

Pasta Chips

Everyone has been talking about pasta chips so we obviously had to try it! These are such a fun appetizer for any event. So easy and so delicious, you just need an Air-fryer! Ingredients: One package of your favorite pasta (I used our delicious Italian Harvest pasta imported from Italy) 3 Tbsp ...
Persian Lime Guacamole

Persian Lime Guacamole

Ingredients: 6 ripe avocados (pitted and diced) 3 limes (juiced) 1 medium yellow onion (chopped) 1 garlic clove (minced) 2 Serrano chiles (chopped) 1 roma tomato (chopped) 1/2 cup cilantro (finely chopped) Persian Lime Extra Virgin Olive Oil Kosher salt and black pepper Directions: In a big bo...
Strawberry Basil Bruschetta

Strawberry Basil Bruschetta

Ingredients: 1 French Baguette (sliced) 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1 1/2 cups strawberries (sliced) 1/2 cup fresh basil 1/2 cup Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 cup Basil Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Directions: Turn your oven on to broil. Brush each slice of baguette with a little bit of Basil olive ...
Herb-Roasted Almonds

Herb-Roasted Almonds

I made a variation of the following recipe from Beautiful Boards and Platters by Kimberly Stevens. Herb-Roasted Almonds Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons water 1/2 teaspoon salt ( I used sea salt) 2 cups whole raw almonds 3 thyme sprigs, leaves only 1 sprig savory, leaves only (i omitted) 2 teas...