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Grilled Onions with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Grilled Onions with Balsamic VinaigretteWhen you grillthe onions directly over the flame until very dark, they will achieve thechargrilledflavorexpected from this recipe. Then to ensure the onions are completely cooked, they aresteamedin a covered disposable panrendering them soft and creamy.Serves 4Ingredients:½cupTAO EVOO: Our TAO Leek Olive Oil would beexcellent here3TBSbalsamic vinegar: TAO Maple or Fig […]

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Seared Dates with Vanilla Ice Cream and Mint

Pan-searing dates turns them into an irresistible, warm treat with a crisp, caramelized exterior and a soft, sweet interior. Paired with cold vanilla ice cream and topped with olive oil, mint, and flaky sea salt, the fruit becomes a sophisticated dessert with a fun mix of sweet and savory. Makes 4 servings. Serve this dessert […]

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Grilled Serrano Salsa Verde Grilling the chiles tames their heat a bit and adds a nice smoky flavor to this green sauce. You can fine-tune the heat by using fewer or more chiles, depending on the intensity of the ones you have and your personal taste. This sauce goes well with any grilled meat or […]

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Fig & Julep

The owners of Ancient Olive, Jeffrey Shrader and Bryan Behling, have opened  a specialty/gourmet food shop at 1621 W Snow Circle, in Tampa Hyde Park Village.

Fig and Julep is being marketed as experiential retail where everything can be tested and tasted prior to purchase. It will focus on charcuterie, cocktail accessories, condiments, chocolates, and more.

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