Sweet and Savory, Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette in Under 35 Minutes

Sweet and Savory, Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette in Under 35 Minutes

Thanksgiving is on the horizon, and it’s time to start planning a meal that is sure to impress your dinner guests—even if that just means your immediate family this year. With many of the holiday’s side dishes being reserved exclusively for the once-a-year celebration, it can be hard to imagine growing tired of the classics. …

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Fresh Baked Roasted Garlic Olive Oil Pesto Focaccia Bread (5 Easy Steps)

Fresh Baked Roasted Garlic Olive Oil Pesto Focaccia Bread (5 Easy Steps)

On a recent weekend errand run, I returned home hungry and eager to try the pesto focaccia bread I picked up from my local Costco. While the purchase was mostly inspired by my forgetting to eat breakfast earlier that morning, any buyer’s remorse quickly faded once I opened the packaging, and a waft of delicious …

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Truffles: Answers to 5 of the Most Common Questions

When it comes to esteemed foods, few hold a candle to truffles. The subterranean fungi are held in high regard, with an equally high price tag, as a prized ingredient among 5-star restaurants and culinary experts. But what’s the big deal? They’re just mushrooms after all. Truffles have earned their reputation for their limited availability …

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The Olive Bar Downtown Campbell CA apricot and granny smith apple balsamic ice cream

Apricot and Granny Smith Apple Balsamic Ice Cream in 5 Simple Steps

Ice cream is an ideal anytime dessert or special treat. While chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry seem to dominate menus and grocery store shelves, there are plenty of less “mainstream” flavors that don’t quite get the attention they deserve. Enter apricot ice cream with a balsamic twist. This amazing recipe combines the sweetness of fresh apricot …

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The Olive Bar Campbell CA Mediterranean Diet Rich in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

Mediterranean Diet Rich in Extra Virgin Olive Oil Lowers Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

In the February 13, 2013 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists report that a Mediterranean diet that’s high in Extra Virgin Olive Oil to be among the most potent allies in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes. The study found that among subjects who were following a Mediterranean diet high …

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The Olive Bar Campbell CA Try Substituting Butter With Olive Oil in Your Baked Goods

Try Substituting Butter With Olive Oil in Your Baked Goods

Why Should You Try Substituting Butter with Olive Oil in Your Favorite Recipes? For moist and even-textured baked goods, substitute mild-flavored olive oil in place of butter or margarine. Olive oil adds a light, delicious taste to cakes, bread, and muffins. To make the switch to olive oil, just use our Olive Oil Baking Conversion …

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the olive bar campbell ca Olive Oil Flavor Profiles

Olive Oil Flavor Profiles

CHOOSING THE RIGHT OIL WHEN THEY ALL TASTE THE SAME The flavor is largely overlooked by consumers, primarily because of the limited number of olive oil choices usually available. Olives are a seasonal crop. Olives for making oil are harvested slightly later than table olives for reasons relating to yield and flavor. The olive oil …

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