Olive Oil for Skincare

In recent years, people have been seeking out products containing fewer ingredients than before because some of them might contain chemicals or other things not good for our health like sulfates. If you’re looking for a more natural option, extra virgin olive oil is an all-natural skincare product that’s perfect. For instance, it can help …

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Why Cold Pressed is Best

Cold pressed was first coined back when olive oil was produced using presses. The terms cold pressed, first pressed, and first cold pressed are meant to denote that the oil is high quality and obtained without the use of high heat or chemicals that would otherwise taint the flavor and health benefits of the product.  …

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The Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Olive oil is the most common oil used and it’s easy to see why. It’s simply the juice of the olive fruit with the water removed by centrifuge, creating an unrefined, all-natural product without the use of chemicals or heat. It can be used for everything from cooking to skincare products. But how much do …

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Pomegranate Balsamic Marinade

INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup Pomegranate Balsamic 1/4 cup Garlic Infused Olive Oil 1 Tbs. good quality Dijon-style mustard 2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt DIRECTIONS In a medium bowl, whisk the mustard with the salt, and balsamic until blended thoroughly. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil whisking quickly and continuously. The marinade should become thick and emulsified.  …

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Grilled Neapolitan Herb Eggplant

INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1/4 cup Neapolitan Herb Dark Balsamic 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil + 2 tablespoons Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 medium eggplant (3/4 pound), peeled and sliced about 1/3″ thick DIRECTIONS Preheat an outdoor charcoal or gas grill or grill pan until smoking …

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Tomato and Egg Stew (Shakshouka)

INGREDIENTS 2 Tablespoons Garlic Infused Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon of Baklouti Fused Olive Oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 2 green peppers, chopped 1 cup of mushrooms, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 ½ teaspoon of ground cumin 1 teaspoon of sweet paprika Salt and pepper 6 Vine-ripe tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup tomato sauce 6 …

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Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 1/3 cup Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic Vinegar 2 tablespoons Butter Infused Olive Oil 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt DIRECTIONS Heat oven to 400F. Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit the bottom of a half sheet jelly-roll pan. Thoroughly shake or …

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Pasta with Mushroom-Sage Olive Oil and Pecorino

INGREDIENTS 12 oz. dry pasta of choice, cooked al dente in lightly salted water Kosher salt, and fresh ground pepper to taste. 1/3 cup grated Pecorino Romano 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 oz. pancetta, thinly sliced (optional) 6 fresh sage leaves, cut in thin strips 4 tablespoons Wild Mushroom & Sage Infused Olive Oil …

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One Pan Mango Habanero Shrimp and Asparagus

INGREDIENTS 1-1/2 pounds baby red potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch cubes 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (Persian Lime, Garlic, Baklouti, or Harissa would work wonderfully) 3/4 teaspoon sea salt, divided 2 medium limes 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted* 1 jar Terrapin Ridge Farms Mango Habanero Jam 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed 1 pound uncooked shrimp …

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Mushroom-Sage Croutons

INGREDIENTS 4 cups of Day-old French bread (sourdough) – cut into cubes ½ cup of Wild Mushroom-Sage Infused Olive Oil 1 tablespoon of Kosher salt ½ teaspoon of freshly ground pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl, toss bread cubes with Wild Mushroom-Sage Infused Olive Oil, salt and pepper. Once …

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