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.

Grilled Salmon with Spicy Bourbon Maple Glaze

Ingredients: 2 center cut salmon fillets (6oz each) 1/4 cup sugar chalet bourbon barrel aged maple syrup 1 tablespoon of your favorite hot sauce 1/4 teaspoon cayenne peppers fresh or dried (optional) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 small clove fresh garlic minced 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 tablespoon kosher salt Preparation: PREHEAT GRILL. Mix together Bourbon […]

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Summer Vinaigrette

Ingredients: • 1 Tbs. Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar • Pinch of Hawaiian Black Lava Sea Salt, to taste • 4 Tbs. Meyer Lemon Olive Oil • freshly ground pepper, to taste • 1/2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves, or to taste Preparation: In a small bowl, whisk oil and vinegar together until emulsified. Add thyme, salt and pepper, […]

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Tuscan-Styled Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ingredients: • 18 spears (1 lb.) grilled asparagus • 1/2 c. prepared Traditional Balsamic-Garlic Oil • 12 slices crusty sourdough bread • 12 slices (6 oz.) fontina cheese • 12 slices (8 oz.) fresh mozzarella cheese • 1 c. (1 oz.) fresh basil leaves • 1 c. (6 oz.) roasted red pepper pieces • 12 […]

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Substituting Maple Syrup for Granulated Sugar

How to Substitute Pure Maple Syrup for Granulated Sugar Here’s how to substitute: When cooking with pure Vermont maple syrup, substitute 3/4 to one cup of maple syrup for every one cup of granulated white sugar. Decrease the liquid in your recipe by 2 to 4 tablespoons for each cup of syrup used. Add 1/4 […]

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Tofu Stir Fry

Say the words Tofu Stir-Fry. Eyes will roll and children will snicker. But add smoked maple syrup, and you best be considering a double batch! 1 block extra firm tofu, cubed 1 carrot 1/2 onion 1 stick celery 1 clove garlic ½ cup snap peas Olive oil Sesame oil Soy sauce Mince the onion, garlic, celery and ½ […]

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Buffet Ham

1 spiral cut type ham smoked maple syrup  Throw out the packet of sauce mix that came with the ham. Drizzle ham with smoked maple syrup, and heat. Best Sunday buffet dish ever.

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Smoke Soaked Venison Tenderloin

(1)  2-3 lb. piece of venison backstrap tenderloin smoked maple syrup salt & pepper Generously salt the meat, then put it in a zip lock storage bag with enough smoked maple syrup to cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Add freshly ground pepper and grill over a hardwood charcoal fire for […]

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Scallops Sugar Bob

1 pint bay scallops 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon diced red bell pepper 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon smoked maple syrup 1 cup good dry white wine black pepper & parsley to garnish Melt the butter in a pan, sauté the garlic and pepper briefly. Add the scallops, wine, and smoked maple syrup. Cook until […]

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