Figs & Prosciutto

Ingredients: 6 to 12 very ripe figs 6 to 12 finely sliced prosciutto 1/2 c. Fig Balsamic Vinegar (for reduction) Preparation: Cut figs into quarters, then wrap a slice of prosciutto around each quarter. Spear the wrapped figs with a toothpick and pour reduced Fig Balsamic Vinegar over top. Reduction: Pour balsamic vinegar in small […]

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On the Grill

Grilled Lamb Chops with Koroneiki EVOO

Ingredients: 1/2 c. Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus 2 tablespoons for lemons 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/4 c. thyme leaves, roughly chopped 2 racks of lamb, 8 chops each, trimmed Salt and freshly ground pepper 8 lemons, cut in 1/2 crosswise Sprigs oregano and dill, for garnish Preparation: Whisk together oil, garlic and […]

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Hawaiian Shrimp Kabobs

Ingredients: 15 medium size shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 (16 oz.) can unsweetened pineapple chunks 1/2 c. C&C Pineapple Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 c. soy sauce 1/4 C&C Arbequina EVOO 2 Tbs. C&C Garlic Olive Oil 1 tsp. ground ginger 1/2 tsp. dried mustard 1/4 tsp. ground pepper 1 large green pepper, cut into 1 inch […]

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Grilled Peaches with Peach Balsamic & Prosciutto

Ingredients:5 medium peaches, ripe but firm, halved and pits removed1/3 c. C&C Peach White Balsamic Vinegar 4 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto1/4 c. of basil leavesSea Salt (Hickory Smoked) and fresh ground pepper to tasteC&C Nocellara Extra Virgin Olive Oil Procedure:Combine peaches and balsamic vinegar in plastic storage bags and allow to sit for one hour at […]

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Branzini with Meyer Lemon and Hawaiian Black Lava Sea Salt

Ingredients:1 1/4 pound Branzini fish (Mediterranean Sea Bass), whole C&C Meyer Olive OilFresh lemon slices Freshly ground pepper Dried herbs (Erbe di Puglia ) Sea salt (C&C Hawaiian Black Lava Sea Salt) Preparation: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Have fishmonger clean the fish and remove the scales, but leave on the head and tail. Rub […]

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Pomegranate Balsamic Chicken

2/3 c. C&C Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar3-pound. whole chickenC&C Nocellara Extra Virgin Olive OilC&C Roasted Garlic Sea Salt and freshly ground pepper1 c. low sodium chicken stock2 to 3 fresh rosemary sprigs Let a 3-pound whole chicken come to room temperature for about 30 minutes. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Brush chicken with olive oil and […]

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Roasted Root Vegetables with Garlic Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

1 lb. of parsnips, halved lengthwise if thick, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces1 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled, scrubbed and quartered1 lb red potatoes, scrubbed and quartered1 lb. red onion, peeled and quartered lengthwise1 lb. carrots, halved lengthwise, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces1/3 c. C&C Garlic Olive OilCoarse sea salt (Peruvian Pink) and freshly ground pepperDash of C&C Hawaiian […]

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Red Apple Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

4 bone-in pork chops (10 ounces each)Coarse sea salt (Himalayan Pink)Fresh ground pepper1/2 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 pork. and turn to […]

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