House Blend

January 2016

Olive Oil Potato Gratin


Ingredients: 2 ounces Pecorino Romano cheese, grated (1 cup) 1/2 cup Glasses & Grapes Roasted Garlic or House Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs Salt and pepper 2 onions, halved and sliced thin 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp minced fresh thyme 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 3 pounds Yukon Gold [...]

Olive Oil Potato Gratin2017-02-08T15:26:20-04:00

Pan Seared Fresh Halibut with Marinated Heirloom Tomato & Baby Squash Salad


Ingredients: 4 - 4 oz fillets of fresh fish such as halibut, tuna, salmon, tilapia or cod 1 1/2 cups assorted heirloom tomatoes cut into 1" pieces 1 cup assorted baby squash cut into 1" pieces 3 tbsp fresh coarsely chopped flat leaf parsley 1 small shallot thinly sliced 2 tablespoons Glasses & Grapes Traditional [...]

Pan Seared Fresh Halibut with Marinated Heirloom Tomato & Baby Squash Salad2017-02-08T15:28:22-04:00

Easy Hummus & Homemade Pita Chips


Experiment with different olive oils to tweak the flavour of this delicious hummus. Serve with pita chips or cold, crisp veggies like carrot sticks and cucumber slices. Ingredients: 1 15-oz. can garbanzo beans or chick peas, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup sesame tahini 1/4 cup Glasses & Grapes Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 tbsp [...]

Easy Hummus & Homemade Pita Chips2017-02-08T15:28:27-04:00

Cinnamon Pear Roasted Sweet Potatoes


Ingredients: 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 1/3 cup of Glasses & Grapes Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic Vinegar 2 tbsp of Glasses & Grapes House Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3/4 tsp kosher salt or sea salt Preparation: Heat oven to 400F. Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit the [...]

Cinnamon Pear Roasted Sweet Potatoes2017-02-08T15:29:05-04:00

Easy Bruschetta


This recipe is all about the Balsamic. The vinegar becomes thick and syrupy and very sweet when it’s reduced. Use it like you would a chocolate sauce; it’s fabulous over ice cream or frozen yogurt. Serves 6. Ingredients: 3-4 ripe Roma tomatoes 1 small sweet onion (such as Vidalia) 8 fresh basil leaves 1 tbsp Glasses & [...]

Easy Bruschetta2017-02-08T15:29:31-04:00

Cranberry Bacon Salad with Toasted Pistachios


Salad Ingredients: 1 lb bacon, chopped 8 oz spring mix 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup toasted, hulled pistachios Dressing Ingredients:  1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 2 tsp Dijon Mustard 3 tbsp Glasses & Grapes White Balsamic Vinegar 1/3 cup Glasses & Grapes House Blend Olive Oil Preparation: Heat a large non-stick skillet over [...]

Cranberry Bacon Salad with Toasted Pistachios2017-02-08T15:29:33-04:00