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Venice Olive Oil

Venice Olive Oil Veggies

While everyone else was hoarding toilet paper, I headed to Venice Olive Oil to stock up on my favorite flavored olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Venice Olive Oil veggies appear on my dinner plate several times a week. To make these tasty treats, I keep these essentials in my kitchen: […]

 
Almond Garlic Green Beans

Almond Garlic Green Beans

Whether it’s raw or cooked, garlic has an impressive list of health benefits. With 4 or 5 cloves of garlic in a simple veggie dish for 2 people, almond garlic green beans may be a new miracle cure. More importantly, the sautéed garlic adds a delicious flavor to this veggie […]

 
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 […]

 
roasted cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted cauliflower can be made with any olive oil, but I enjoy trying different flavored olive oils. For this recipe, my current favorite is Harissa Olive Oil from Venice Olive Oil. Harissa is a hot chili paste from North Africa.  Harissa Olive Oil is spicy, and pairs well with cauliflower.  […]

 
Peach caprese salad

Peach Caprese Salad

When peaches are in season, think peach caprese salad. Peaches are a delicious addition to a traditional caprese salad with tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. Most people may think of Georgia or South Carolina when it comes to peaches, but in Colorado our mouths start to water when someone mentions Palisade […]

 
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 […]

 
parmesan dijon potatoes

Parmesan Dijon Potatoes

Every now and then, nothing beats a hearty meal of steak and potatoes.  I can’t seem to get enough of these potatoes. The Parmesan cheese and Dijon mustard add a burst of flavor. Preparation time:  10 minutes                    Total time: 35 minutes Specialized kitchen […]

 
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 […]