Balsamic Glazed Ham

Ingredients 1 – bone-in skinless smoked ham, shank or butt end portion, 6-8 lbs. 1 cup Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic Condimento or Maple Balsamic 2 tablespoons Dijon or grainy mustard  Directions Preheat the oven to 325.   Line a large roasting pan with foil.  With a sharp knife, score the fat all over the ham in a […]

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Cremini, Blue Cheese, and Wild Mushroom & Sage Olive Oil Flatbread

Calling all mushroom haters! Flat Bread Dough Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of AP unbleached flour 1 cup warm water 2 tablespoons Wild Mushroom & Sage Olive Oil 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon granulated sugar Directions To make the flat bread dough, mix together the olive oil, warm water, yeast, and […]

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Chicken Saltimbocca

This is actually a mash-up of Chicken Saltimbocca and Chicken Piccata. Ingredients 4 – boneless skinless, preferably free-range chicken breasts, butterflied and pounded to 1/4″ thick 4 pieces of thinly sliced provolone cheese 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves minced 1 tablespoon drained capers 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup white […]

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Chicken Mole (with your favorite spicy olive oil)

Ingredients 4 tablespoons Baklouti Agrumato or other spicy Olive Oil 5 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast tenders 4 cups chicken stock or broth 1/2 cup dark chocolate balsamic 2 large yellow onions, sliced 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds 1/2 cup hulled pumpkin seeds 6 large garlic cloves 3 teaspoons cumin seeds 3 teaspoons […]

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Wild Mushroom and Zuchinni Empanadas with Wild Mushroon and Sage Olive Oil

Wild Mushroom Empanada Filling Ingredients 1 cup zucchini finely diced 1/2 pound assorted wild mushrooms, cleaned and coarsely chopped 1 shallot minced 2 large cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons Organic Wild Mushroom & Sage Olive Oil 1 large egg, beaten 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano Freshly ground pepper to taste Sea […]

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Your Favorite White Fruit Balsamic and Fruit

Let the fruit speak for itself by simply tossing it with a splash of your favorite white balsamic just before serving. White balsamic is clean, crisp and adds the right amount of complexity to fresh fruit salads without stealing the show.

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Black or White Truffle Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 1 dozen hard boiled eggs, cooled, shelled and halved 3 tablespoons black or white truffle oil 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 large raw egg yolks* 1/2 cup delicate, buttery extra virgin olive oil, such as Fresh Fruits Manzanillo 1/2 cup grape seed oil or other neutral oil such as safflower or sunflower […]

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Traditional Paella with Shrimp, Chorizo, and Spicy Gordal Olives

Ingredients 4 tablespoons UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Red Bell Pepper – cut into thin strips 1 Green Bell Pepper – cut into thin strips1 Yellow Bell pepper – cut into thin strips 5 large cloves or garlic minced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves salt pepper to taste 1 […]

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Slow Roasted Almonds in Garlic Olive Oil and Rosemary

Ingredients 1 pound fresh, whole almonds (about 3 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoons of Organic Garlic Olive Oil 2 teaspoons fine to medium sea salt – or to taste 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves as an optional garnish Directions Preheat the oven to 300. Line a rimmed baking sheet with […]

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Simple Brined Mushroom Sage Olive Oil Basted Turkey

1 Turkey about 12 pounds For The Brine 1 1/2 cups kosher salt 2 1/2 gallons cold water Roasting 3 tablespoons Mushroom Sage Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper 1/2-3/4 cups chicken stock, as needed Directions Place Turkey and enough brine to cover in a large pot. Refrigerate for 12 to 24 […]

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