Appetizers

The Perfect Appetizer | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

The Perfect Appetizer

You will be a Super Star with this Thyme, Peach, Honey & Goat Cheese Crostini Appetizer!  Glass of wine, friends, relaxing! Ingredients: 6-8 ounces goat cheese, at room temperature (you can also use Gorgonzola and Mascarpone mix 1:1) 2 teaspoons Lemon Olive Oil 1 loaf ciabatta brea...
Grilled Lime Shrimp with Chipotle Avocado Dipping Sauce | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Grilled Lime Shrimp with Chipotle Avocado Dipping Sauce

Perfect for an appetizer, or as an entrée with grilled veggies, this recipe is perfect for those hot summer nights!Ingredients:For Marinade: 1/4 cup Persian Lime Olive Oil 2 Tablespoon  Blueberry Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon  Himalayan Pink Salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 c...
Balsamic Blueberry Mascarpone Crostini | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Balsamic Blueberry Mascarpone Crostini

Perfect for last minute entertaining, toasts are topped with a sweet and tangy mascarpone cheese and a blueberry compote with hints of balsamic vinegar and fresh basil, a delicious flavor combination. Ingredients TOASTS: 18 (1/4-inch thick) french baguette slices 1 Tbs. Persian Lime Olive Oil B...
Spicy Grilled Calamari! | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Spicy Grilled Calamari!

Ingredients 1/2 pound calamari tubes only (I used frozen) 1 teaspoon Spicy Italian Herb Blend 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons Lemon Infused Olive Oil Freshly cracked pepper 1 tablespoon fresh parsley minced (optional) 1 Head of lettuce (optional) Instructions Clean calamari tubes well ...
Greek Inspired Hummus with Fig Drizzle | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Greek Inspired Hummus with Fig Drizzle

INGREDIENTS 16 ounces hummus 4 Bibb Lettuce Leaves 16 Pita Chips or Phyllo Cups (optional if you want gluten free....I just used the lettuce and this was amazing!) 2 tablespoons Kalamata olives, diced 4  Garlic Stuffed Olives, diced (optional) 2 tablespoons   Black Mission Fig Aged Balsamic Vine...
Baked Brie, Walnuts and Chocolate Balsamic Glaze | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Baked Brie, Walnuts and Chocolate Balsamic Glaze

Ingredients: 8 ounces of your favorite brie 2 cups dark chocolate balsamic glaze (see glaze below) 2 tablespoons local honey (divided see glaze below) 1/4 cup chopped walnuts save a several whole nuts for garnish Crackers or round bread crisps Instructions: Preheat oven to 400° degrees. Remov...
Truffle, Bacon and Chives Deviled Eggs | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Truffle, Bacon and Chives Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 12 Large Eggs 8 Pieces of Bacon cooked until crisp and chop 5 Tbsp Mayonnaise (or Aioli) 3 Tbsp Dijon Mustard 1/2 Tsp White Truffle Oil 2 Tbsp Chives, finely chopped Pinch of Salt Pinch of Cayenne Pepper Chives cut into 1/2 inch pieces for garnish Directions: In a medium pot cover...
Fruit Plate | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Fruit Plate

Get your antioxidants all in one! Ingredients: 1 cup strawberries (sliced) 1 Mandarin Orange (peeled and separated) 1/4 cup blueberries (optional) 3 tbs Dark Chocolate Aged Balsamic 3 tbs Manzanillo Extra Virgin Olive Oil Instructions: Toss fruit together and place on plate Mix Vinegar ...
Game Day Bacon Cheese Balls | The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Game Day Bacon Cheese Balls

Delicious and easy...can be served cold or slightly warmed. Ingredients: 8 oz. Cream cheese 4 oz. Cheddar cheese shredded 10 slices Bacon finely chopped 4 oz Salted Almonds chopped 20 Party Cups Instructions: Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl. Roll cheese mixtur...