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Sweet and Smokey BBQ Chicken

Sweet and Smokey BBQ Chicken
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup ketchup
  2. 1/4 cup Whiskey Smoked Brown Sugar
  3. 1/4 cup water
  4. 2 Tbsp. Olivia's Smoked Olive Oil
  5. 2 Tbsp. Olivia's Peach White Balsamic
  6. 1 tsp. spicy brown mustard
  7. 1 garlic clove, crushed to release flavor
  8. Salt and pepper to taste
BBQ Sauce
  1. Place all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn down heat and allow to simmer for about 15 - 20 minutes or until sauce thickens and turns a deep red color.
  3. Once sauce is thick enough, remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  4. Remove garlic clove.
Chicken
  1. Rinse chicken and pat dry.
  2. Glaze chicken with a thick layer of BBQ sauce and place on grill at 375 degrees.
  3. Continue to grill chicken until done.
Notes
  1. Olivia carries the Whiskey Smoked Brown Sugar
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Strawberry Salad With Chocolate Balsamic-Cardamom Dressing

Strawberry Salad With Chocolate Balsamic-Cardamom Dressing
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Total Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 tablespoons Olivia's Chocolate Balsamic
  2. 2 tablespoons agave nectar or honey
  3. Miniscule pinch of ground cardamom (It's strong stuff!)
  4. Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  5. 1 pound strawberries, hulled and quartered
  6. 1 pint blackberries
  7. 1 large sprig mint, leaves roughly torn
Instructions
  1. Whisk the Chocolate Balsamic, agave nectar, cardamom, a pinch of salt and a few generous grinds of pepper in a medium bowl.
  2. Tumble in the strawberries and blackberries, sprinkle the mint over them and gently toss, being careful not to bruise the berries.
  3. Taste and adjust the seasonings to your palate.
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Grilled Peaches Drizzled with Peach White Balsamic

Grilled Peaches Drizzled with Peach White Balsamic
Serves 4
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
18 min
Total Time
38 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
18 min
Total Time
38 min
Ingredients
  1. 3/4 cup Olivia's Peach White Balsamic
  2. 2 teaspoons freshly ground black peppercorns
  3. 2 large fresh peaches with peel, halved and pitted
  4. 2 1/2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Lightly oil the grill grate.
  3. Place peaches on the prepared grill, cut side down.
  4. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the flesh is caramelized.
  5. Turn peaches over. Brush the top sides with the balsamic glaze, and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Transfer the peach halves to individual serving dishes, and drizzle with remaining glaze.
  7. Sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese.
Adapted from Karen at Yummly.com
Adapted from Karen at Yummly.com
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Rosemary and Lemon Balsamic Grilled Chicken Thighs

Rosemary and Lemon Balsamic Grilled Chicken Thighs
Yields 4
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Ingredients
  1. 3/4 Olivia's Lemon White Balsamic
  2. 1/2 cup Olivia's Rosemary Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  3. 3 tablespoons thinly sliced garlic
  4. 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  5. 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
  6. 8 chicken thighs
  7. Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl combine the Lemon White Balsamic, Rosemary Olive Oil, garlic, lemon zest and red pepper flakes.
  2. Whisk to combine and pour into a 1-gallon resealable food storage plastic bag.
  3. Put the chicken thighs in the bag and seal it.
  4. Turn to ensure that the chicken is evenly coated, then refrigerate, turning occasionally, for 2 to 4 hours.
  5. Preheat a grill to medium-low and brush the grates lightly with an oil soaked cloth.
  6. Remove the chicken from the marinade and pat dry.
  7. Season the chicken well on all sides with salt and pepper, then place on the grill, skin side down. Cook the chicken about 8 to 10 minutes, turn and continue to cook an additional 8 to 10 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Remove from the heat and serve while hot.
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Lemon & Blackberry Balsamic Muffins

Lemon & Blackberry Balsamic Muffins
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup Olivia's Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  2. 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  3. 4 Large Eggs
  4. 1 1/2 teaspoon Olivia's Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar
  5. 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  6. 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  7. 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  8. 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  9. 1 cup Buttermilk
  10. 1 cup Blackberries (Fresh Or Frozen)
  11. 1 tablespoon Sugar (For sprinkling)
Instructions
  1. Oil 12 muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl with an electric hand-held mixer on medium setting, blend Olivia's Lemon EVOO and sugar; add in eggs (one at a time) beating after each addition. Blend in Olivia's Blackberry balsamic.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. With a wooden spoon, stir flour mixture into EVOO/sugar mixture. Gradually stir in buttermilk until dry ingredients are just moistened; do not over-mix.
  5. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan, filling each muffin cup about 2/3 full. Evenly spoon sliced blackberries onto the center of each muffin and sprinkle each with a little granulated sugar.
  6. Bake blackberry muffins at 350°F for 18 to 20 minutes. Cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes. Gently turn blackberry muffins onto the rack. Serve muffins warm.
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Caprese Grilled Chicken

Caprese Grilled Chicken
Serves 6
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Ingredients
  1. 6 grilled boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. 2 Tbs Olivia's Basil Olive Oil
  3. ¼ cup Olivia's Fig Balsamic Vinegar
  4. 1 tablespoon butter
  5. 6 slices mozzarella cheese
  6. 6 slices tomato
  7. 6 large basil leaves
Instructions
  1. Prepare chicken on the grill. As chicken is cooking, pour balsamic vinegar into sauce pan or skillet and cook until reduced by half. Add in butter and stir with a flat whisk until completely combined. Set aside.
  2. Top chicken with mozzarella cheese, basil leaf, and then tomato slice.
  3. Drizzle with balsamic reduction and Olivia's Basil olive oil and serve warm.
Adapted from Add a Pinch
Adapted from Add a Pinch
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Sweet & Smokey BBQ Sauce

Sweet & Smokey BBQ Sauce
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup ketchup
  2. 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  3. 1/4 cup water
  4. 2 Tbs lemon juice
  5. 2 Tbs Olivia's Smoked Olive Oil
  6. 2 Tbs Olivia's Traditional Balsamic
  7. 1 tsp Annie's Dijon mustard
  8. 3 whole garlic cloves or 3 tsp chopped
  9. 1/2 tsp sea salt or more/less to taste
  10. 1/4 tsp ground black pepper or more/less to taste
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in high-speed blender and blend until well incorporated.
Adapted from Pammylou's Healing Food's
Adapted from Pammylou's Healing Food's
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Garden Greens with Peach-Basil Vinaigrette

Garden Greens with Peach-Basil Vinaigrette
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Ingredients
  1. 8 oz peaches, cut into cubes, separated
  2. 2 Tbs Olivia's Peach Balsamic Vinegar
  3. 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  4. 2 Tbs coconut sugar
  5. 1/4 tsp black pepper
  6. 1/8 tsp salt
  7. 1/4 cup Olivia's Ascolano Olive Oil
  8. 2 Tbs fresh basil, chiffonade plus more for garnish
  9. Variety of greens (kale, red leaf lettuce, spinach) as much as desired
Instructions
  1. Place the peaches in a high-speed blender. Add the Peach Balsamic Vinegar, garlic, coconut sugar, pepper and salt and pulse to combine. Add the Ascolano Olive Oil and blend. Transfer to a glass mason jar and stir in the chiffonade of fresh basil.
  2. Add mixed greens to large salad bowl. Shake dressing well and drizzle on salad. Using tongs, gently squeeze greens to incorporate the dressing. Serve immediately.
Adapted from Pammylou's Healing Foods
Adapted from Pammylou's Healing Foods
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Red, White, & Blue Kebabs

Red, White, & Blue Kebabs
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Ingredients
  1. angel food cake
  2. strawberries
  3. blueberries
  4. Olivia's Pineapple Balsamic Vinegar
  5. cool whip or whipped cream
Instructions
  1. Cut up the angel food cake
  2. Arrange the fruit and angel food cake bites in any order you want on the sticks, blueberries, strawberries then angel food cake, repeat.
  3. Drizzle with Olivia's Pineapple Balsamic Vinegar
  4. Use Cool Whip as a fun dip!
Adapted from Like Mother Like Daughter
Adapted from Like Mother Like Daughter
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Sweet & Spicy Chicken

Spicy BBQ Kale Chips
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Ingredients
  1. 2 Bunches of Kale
  2. ½ tablespoon Olivia's Habanero Olive Oil
  3. ½ tablespoon Olivia's Arbequina Olive Oil
  4. 3 Tbs. J.M. Thomason's Bourbon BBQ Rub
Instructions
  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite size pieces. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner or paper towels. Drizzle kale with Habanero & Arbequina Olive Oil and sprinkle with Bourbon BBQ rub.
  4. Bake until the edges brown but are not burnt, 10 to 15 minutes.
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