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Customer Appreciation Specials for Summer 2014

Our family has loved being a part of your lives - whether it's a BBQ, birthday, anniversary, office party or holiday, we are honored to provide you with gifts, treats and baked goodies for your special occasion. In honor of our incredible customers, we are announcing a summer of special discounts! Check out the schedule below [...]

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Recipe Corner: Slow Cooker Raspberry & Chipotle Beef Ribs

Slow Cooker Raspberry and Chipotle Beef RibsIngredients2-3 pounds beef ribs (country style or Korean style- cooking method will vary)1/3 cup (+ more for drizzling) Raspberry Dark Balsamic Vinegar1/3 cup Olive OilLove at First Bite Himalayan Pink Sea SaltFresh ground black pepperDirectionsPour olive oil and balsamic in a large Ziploc bag. Add ribs and close. Marinate [...]

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The BEST of 4th of July on Pinterest!

We LOVE the 4th of July! And we found TONS of great Pinterest boards to inspire you. Whether you're planning a family BBQ or are looking to decorate your home in celebration of Independence Day, check out some of our FAV Pinterest boards below: http://www.pinterest.com/elainebuskirk/4th-of-jul... http://www.pinterest.com/mr_food/fourth-of-july-d...http://www.pinterest.com/shamrocknanna/fourth-of-j...http://www.pinterest.com/shawnz/4th-of-july/

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Now Serving Crio Brü

Love at First Bite is now serving made-to-order CRIO BRÜ. Don't know about this exciting new drink? Read the FAQs below originally posted here.WHAT IS CRIO BRÜ?Mayan pictograph of ka'kaoCrio Brü is brewed drink made from 100% cacao beans (also known as cocoa beans), roasted to perfection. Named after the most prized of cacao beans, the [...]

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Recipe Corner: Olive Oil & Lemon Salad Dressing

Ingredients8 cloves garlic, minced or finely chopped (more if you LOVE garlic)1/2 tsp of black pepper (more if desired)2 tsp salt1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Love at First Bite1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juiceDirections1) Mix all ingredients into a container with secureable lid2) Tighten lid3) Shake vigorously until olive oil and lemon juice blend [...]

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Recipe Corner: Herb-Crusted Easter Pork over Lemon-Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients 1 (3-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed2 tablespoons Twig & Vine EV Olive Oil from Love at First Bite 1 teaspoon sea salt1 teaspoon black pepper2 tablespoons All-Natural Organic Tuscan Herb Infused EV Olive Oil2 tablespoons Dijon mustard1 teaspoon dried thyme1 teaspoon dried rosemary¼ cup chicken broth¼ cup Classic Balsamic Vinegar2 tablespoons butterPotatoes2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, [...]

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Recipe Corner: Basil Pesto

Many or our guests purchase our olive oil because they want to make fresh pesto. Haven't tried it before? It's easier than it looks and tastes delicious paired with fresh pasta or a toasted baguette...the possibilities are endless.  1 or 2 garlic cloves  1/2 teaspoon salt  3 tablespoons pine nuts  3 cups loosely packed basil leaves, stripped from stems 1/2 [...]

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The Science of Cooking with Olive Oil

From Truth in Olive OilMary Flynn, PhD, RD, is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island.  In her first contribution to Truth in Olive Oil, she covered some basic facts of olive oil health, and explained how she came to know, and then love, extra virgin olive oil for its health [...]

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Recipe Corner: Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

This is a delicious cake - especially for someone who can't eat wheat or dairy!   Ingredients ⅔ cup regular olive oil (plus more for greasing) 6 tablespoons good-quality unsweetened cocoa (sifted) ½ cup boiling water 2 teaspoons best vanilla extract 1 ½ cups almond meal (or 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour) ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 pinch of salt 1 cup superfine sugar 3 large eggs   Method Preheat your oven to 325ºF. Grease a 9 inch springform tin with a little oil and line the base with [...]

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Recipe Corner: Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

    Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho 3 Heirloom tomatoes, roughly chopped 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. pimentón dulce (sweet smoked Spanish paprika) 1 Tbsp. pimentón piquante (spicy smoked Spanish paprika) 1 Tbsp. toasted ground cumin 1 cup torn sourdough bread 1 cup almonds, rough chopped (marcona preferred) 1 cup extra virgin olive oil ½ cup sherry vinegar Salt to taste For best results, [...]

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