Welcome to the Carter & Cavero Recipe Collection!

Carter & Cavero is proud to present seasonally curated recipe collections featuring a number of products available at one of our four New Jersey locations. Explore our latest recipe collections for great appetizers, mains, and more, all perfe

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Cooking with Olive Oil

Get tips and tricks about cooking with olive oil from Carter & Cavero!

Olive oil helps carry the flavor of foods and spices, provides a pleasing feel in the mouth, and satisfies the appetite. Liberal use of it will enhance both savory and

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Suggested Olive Oil & Vinegar Pairings

If you need help finding the perfect flavor combination for your infused oils or vinegars, look no further. We’ve put together this helpful pairing chart for you to see which infused oils will pair with which infused vinegars.

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Carter & Cavero Recipe Collection

Our recipes incorporate olive oils in more ways than one. Explore our appetizers, entrees, and desserts, all in the Carter & Cavero Recipe Collection.

olive types and food, wine, cheese pairings

Types of Olives and Pairings

If you’ve ever strolled through your local supermarket, chances are that you’ve seen an olive bar in the store with an almost endless amount of different types of olives. Black, green, purple, pitted, stuffed…The large variety of olives may intimidate you, but after reading this, you’ll learn about the different types of olives and a […]

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Customer Alert: Our Barrel-Aged Condimentos

In keeping with our tradition of providing our customers with the latest information about the fine products we offer, Carter & Cavero has changed the name of its Traditional Style Balsamic Vinegars and White Balsamic Vinegars to “Barrel-Aged Condimentos” and “White Barrel-Aged Condimentos.”  These changes to our bottle labels will occur over the course of […]

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Red Apple Glazed Bacon

Ingredients: 1 pound bacon Coarse sea salt (Himalayan Pink) Fresh ground pepper 1/2 c. of Red Apple Balsamic Marinade plus 1/4 c. of the marinade reserved for basting.  (recipe for the marinade above) Place pork in a shallow dish, and season with salt and pepper. Pour 1/2 cup of the vinaigrette over bacon. and turn to […]

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Antioxidants and Olive Oil

What are antioxidants? Oxidation is a process that occurs not only when olive oil is being produced, but also inside our own bodies. Reactions occur continually inside the body, giving rise to the formation of free radicals. As a rule, free radicals do not cause severe damage thanks to the protection provided by antioxidants, which […]

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Cranberry Orange Poundcake

INGREDIENTS: 1-1/2 c. dried cranberries ** 1 c. (2 sticks or 16 Tbsp.) butter, atroom temperature 3/4 c. granulated white sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/4 c. Solefrutta Clementine Marmalade 1/2 c. sour cream 2-1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt, optional PREPARATION:   Soak cranberries in hot […]

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Truffled Cauliflower Gratin

Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets 3 Tbs. unsalted butter 2 tsp. White Truffle Oil 3 Tbs. all purpose flour 1 cup hot milk 1 cup hot half & half 1 cup freshly grated Gruyere cheese, divided 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup fresh bread crumbs Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Rosemary Olive Oil

INGREDIENTS: 1 large sweet potato, peeled Rosemary Olive Oil Sel Gris Sea Salt Small sprig of fresh rosemary, stripped and finely chopped fresh ground pepper PREPARATION:  Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Slice sweet potato either into steak or french fries strips or medallions.  Up to you.  Spread in one layer onto cookie sheet.  Drizzle rosemary olive […]

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Spicy Broccoli with Meyer Lemon Olive Oil

INGREDIENTS: 15-20 broccoli heads 1 tsp. Spaghettata or Puttanesca (Italian spices) ¼ c. Meyer Lemon Olive Oil New Zealand Natural Sea Salt, coarse PREPARATION:  Steam the broccoli until half way cooked.  Drain and set aside until ready to cook again.  Warm olive oil in a large pan.  Add Italian spices to the pan and cook […]

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