Tag: butter olive oil

roasted asparagus

Roasted or Sautéed Asparagus

Whether it’s roasted in the oven or sautéed on a stovetop, asparagus is easy to make, tastes great and is good for you.  All you need is fresh asparagus, Butter Olive Oil from Venice Olive Oils, salt and pepper. Topping it with parmesan cheese is optional.  If you are in […]

corn off the cob

Corn off the Cob

Corn off the cob, sautéed in butter olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper is just as yummy as traditional corn on the cob. There are a surprising number of ways to cut the kernels off the cob. Since a few kernels inevitably land on the floor, some methods […]

roasted brussels sprouts

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels sprouts with olive oil, salt and pepper are tasty right out of the oven. Balsamic Brussels sprouts are even better. Use any good traditional balsamic or reduction to drizzle over them before serving. I love the Venice Olive Oil’s Molto Denissimo Balsamic for this dish. It’s rich like […]

Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas

Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas

Contrary to the name, there’s no sugar in sugar snap peas. In fact, they are low in calories, high in fiber, and have numerous other healthy attributes. You can eat sautéed sugar snap peas with a clear conscience. This mildly sweet, crisp pea is delicious sautéed in Butter Olive Oil […]

Roasted or Sautéed Carrots

Roasted or Sautéed Carrots

Carrots are versatile vegetables. The sweet, concentrated flavor and soft texture of roasted or sautéed carrots are quite different from the crunch of a slightly bland raw carrot in a salad. While I like carrots raw, roasted or sautéed, I must admit that cooking them seems to intensify their flavor. Baby […]