Strawberry Bruschetta with Bacon, Candied Pecans and Goat Cheese with a Balsamic Drizzle

A tasty summer crostini with strawberries, bacon, candied pecans and creamy goat cheese topped with a balsamic drizzle and fresh basil. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients For the balsamic reduction: 1/2 cup CVR Traditional Dark Balsamic Vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar For the crostini: 4 [...]

By | 2018-05-29T12:31:34+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|0 Comments

Blueberry Corn and Basil Salsa

If you are looking for something new and different to top your BBQ'd fish or chicken with, or even just to dip your tortilla chips in, than this is it! The basil and a dash of olive oil rounds all of the flavors out and you are left with a perfect summer condiment! Ingredients 1 ear [...]

By | 2018-05-29T12:31:35+00:00 August 13th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|0 Comments

Toasted Walnut & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing

Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients: 6 medium Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed 2 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. CVR extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 cup raw walnut halves 1 package Earthbound Farm Organic Herb Mix 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 garlic clove [...]

By | 2018-05-29T12:31:35+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|0 Comments

The Rind’s Caprese Salad

Ingredients: Butter Lettuce (1 of greens serving) (Pre-Washed) Basil (1 of greens serving) (Pre-Washed) (Chiffonade) 3 tbsp. Diced Heirloom Tomatoes 3 tbsp. CVR Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tsp. CVR Basil Olive Oil 2 oz. Burrata, Belfiore from Berkley is recommended Pink Himalayan Salt Cracked Black Pepper   Instructions: Dress Butter Lettuce in bowl with [...]

By | 2018-05-29T12:31:35+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|0 Comments

The Rind’s Corn Relish Recipe

Ingredients: 8 Ears Sweet Corn 1 1/2 Bunch Cilantro 1 Red Bell Pepper, 1 Red Onion, Finely Diced 2 Jalapenos, Seeded, Finely Diced 1 Each, Lemon and Lime, Juiced Salt, Cracked Pepper and Guajillo Pepper (or any medium/smoky pepper) to taste 10 tbsp. CVR Persian Lime Olive Oil   Instructions: Roast the corns in the [...]

By | 2018-05-29T12:31:35+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|0 Comments

Mother Restaurant’s Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is a classic Argentinian steak sauce. It is known for having a fresh and acidic flavor with a hint of heat at the end coming from the chili flakes. Our friends at Mother Restaurant in Sacramento sent us this recipe, but you won't see them putting any Chimichurri on steaks being a meatless restaurant and [...]

By | 2018-05-29T12:31:36+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|0 Comments

Smashed Red Potatoes with Basil Olive Oil

Ingredients: 2 lbs. medium or large red potatoes (about 5 medium), cleaned and cut into large chunks, 1 1/2 to 2 inches Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup CVR Basil Infused Olive Oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano Chopped fresh Basil for garnish     Directions: Put the [...]

By | 2018-05-29T12:31:37+00:00 March 28th, 2014|Appetizers, Recipes|0 Comments