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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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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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Seared Albacore Tuna Loin with Olive Oil Cherry Tomato Caper Compote

Fresh tuna, unlike that which we are accustomed to eating from a can, is delicate in flavor, and meaty.  It is not fishy or strong.  It’s a real treat to be able to work with ingredients so fresh and amazing.  And unlike massive, older tuna, young, small tuna such as this does not pose the …

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Quick Zucchini using Tuscan Herb Oil

Ingredients: 3 large zucchini 1 1/2 Tbl. Tuscan Herb olive oil 3 Tbl/ freshly grated Parmesan cheeseDirections: Preheat broiler. Parboil zucchini until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Transfer to baking sheet and halve lengthwise.  Dot with oil and sprinkle cheese, salt and pepper.  Place under broiler until lightly golden and bubbly.

Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes

2 lbs. Yukon Gold Potatoes (or potatoes of your choice) ¼ cup each Meyer Lemon olive oil & Rosemary olive oil 2 garlic cloves crushed Squeeze of fresh lemon juice 1 Tbs fresh Rosemary chopped Sea salt to taste Preheat oven to 375 degrees Cut potatoes into thin slices, a mandolin works best for evenly …

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Easy Tequila Shrimp

Ingredients: shrimp 2 – 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1/4 c.  Chipotle  Olive Oil tequila fresh lime juice cilantro salt & pepper to taste Directions: Saute minced garlic in Chipotle Olive Oil.  Add shrimp, a splash of tequila, a squeeze of lime and some cilantro.  Cook thoroughly. That’s it, enjoy!

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