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Dark Chocolate Balsamic Truffle Cookies

Dark Chocolate Balsamic Truffle Cookies

Looking for the perfect recipe for your Valentine? We have just the one! A very dark, rich chocolate cookie for the true chocoholic. This recipe uses relatively little flour, resulting in dense, fudge-like cookies. These cookies keep well in the freezer (but you may have a hard time waiting for them to thaw before you eat them). This recipe will take approximately two hours to bake, but it will be well worth it! Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon Dark Chocolate Balsamic 4 (1 ounce) squares [...]

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Short Rib Garlic & Rosemary Olive Oil Pot Pie

Shortening is the secret to extra-flaky pie crust, but nothing compares to the flavor of butter. Use both, as in this super-luxe beef pie, and you’re golden. This dish may be your next Thanksgiving staple! Ingredients for your “Short Rib Garlic & Rosemary Olive Oil Pot Pie”: Crust 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons kosher salt ½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces ½ cup vegetable shortening or beef lard Filling and Assembly 3 pounds boneless beef short ribs, cut into 2″ pieces Kosher [...]

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Gazpacho With Smoked Olive Oil

One doesn’t usually think about soup during the Summertime…but I will tell you that is one of our most-asked recipe suggestions. There is NEVER a bad day for a good soup. You can pair it with anything, and even use it as a chilled appetizer. If you have never tasted (or know how to cook with) Olive Wood Smoked Olive Oil Olive Oil you will love this recipe! Ingredients for your “Sautéed Balsamic Kale”: 1 cup tomato juice ½ cup crust-less bread [...]

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Peach Balsamic Savory Skillet Chicken

The wonderful 4th of July is a time to celebrate all things GREAT we have in our lives. Good friends, family, food, and of course our freedom! This recipe puts together all things great of the summer into ONE dish! MMMMMM…enjoy friends! Ingredients for your “Sautéed Balsamic Kale”: 1 tablespoon Persian Lime Olive Oil 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, about 1 1/4 pounds salt & pepper to taste 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon [...]

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Sautéed Balsamic Kale

One of our favorite side dishes is garlic collard greens with bacon and vinegar. It’s such a savory, rich flavor that pairs well with nearly any protein. A great benefit to eating kale is that kale is a super-food. It’s also a calciferous vegetable—a food group that is widely recognized for helping to reduce the risk of cancer. It’s also rich in a wide variety of vitamins and nutrients, it’s anti-inflammatory and it contains anti-oxidant properties. All around, [...]

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White Truffle Cream Pasta

We love all of our mothers…this one is for you! Creamy, delicious, and total a health kick! Make mom this on her special day and you are sure to get a hug! Ingredients for your “White Truffle Cream Pasta”: Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon White Truffle olive oil 12 ounces cremini mushrooms, stems removed, caps sliced 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 lb. fresh fettuccine 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, plus extra for garnish 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan, [...]

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Avocado Pea Soup

Green, green, green! Happy St. Patrick’s day month! The Coronado Taste of Oils staff wanted to deliver a delicious (green) dish for your festivities! Whether an upscale dinner party for St. Patty’s, or a low-key lunch…this recipe is sure to impress! Ingredients for your “Avocado Pear Salad”: 6 ounces baby arugula 1 mashed avocado 2 cups frozen peas 1/4 cup plain yogurt 4 Tbsp. Sicilian Lemon Balsamic 3 1/2 cups water 2 cups baby spinach 1/2 cup fresh mint 1 Tbsp. Spirilina (optional) Your favorite fresh Olive Oil [...]

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Roasted Pear Salad

“Happy Valentine’s Day”…this phrase is coming! Yay! If you are looking for a simple recipe with a flavor kick, this is it! Pear it (no pun intended) with your favorite white wine! Celebrate your loved one with some flavor! Ingredients for your “Roasted Pear Salad”: 2 ripe but firm Anjou pears Juice of one lemon 3 ounces coarsely crumbled sharp blue cheese such as Stilton 1/4 cup dried Goji Berries (or dried Cranberries) 1/4 cup walnut halves, toasted and chopped 1/2 cup Coronado Taste of Oils [...]

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Grilled Peaches & Balsamic Pizza

It’s the new year, and it’s time to think outside the box! Grilled peaches on pizza? Just say yes! So delicious….and healthy. Go for it! Ingredients for your “Grilled Peaches & Balsamic Pizza”: Pizza Dough 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 cup warm water 1 package active dry yeast 2 cups bread flour 1/8 cup mild extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon of sea salt 3/4 cup warm water Garlic Glaze: 1 head garlic 1/2 cup medium-flavor extra virgin olive oil pinch of sea salt Toppings: 3 firm peaches, halved and pitted 6 slices prosciutto 4 oz goat [...]

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Lemon Olive Oil Christmas Cookies

The average American eats around 7,000 calories on Christmas Day — not counting the parties and other snacking prior to the actual holiday. One of the easiest ways to at least make the overindulgence a little healthier this holiday season is replacing butter with olive oil in your favorite dessert recipes. While cutting down on your saturated fat intake is the best reason for swapping olive oil for butter, the taste and texture of desserts will be enhanced as well. [...]

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