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RECIPE: Caramelized Brussels sprouts & Mushrooms

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1 -1/2 pounds small, fresh brussels sprouts, dried end trimmed, and cut in half 1/2 pound fresh Cremini mushrooms sliced in half 1/4 cup Mushroom-Sage Infused Olive Oil 1 medium shallot thinly sliced 2 Tablespoons Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon salt fresh ground pepper to taste Heat a heavy-duty 12" saute pan, add the inused olive oil. Add the shallot and sauté over medium until translucent. Add the mushrooms and brussels sprouts and sauté over medium-high heat until the mushrooms and brussels sprouts begin to caramelize (about 6 minutes). Add the 2 tablespoons of pomegranate balsamic to the pan stirring...

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RECIPE: Grilled Halibut!

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If you are looking for recipe ideas try this Grilled Halibut, featuring our Olive Wood Smoked Olive Oil.

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We have Food Items!

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The Olive Basket has FOOD!  Come by the store or take a look at our online selection!

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July Oil & Vinegar of the Month

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For July heat, we have selected an oil and vinegar combination that is light and refreshing:  Persian Lime Olive Oil and Cinnamon Pear White Vinegar! Both are great with fish recipes, and Cinnamon Pear Vinegar is excellent as a seafood glaze or in a vinaigrette for salads. And, of course, both of these make a nice addition to vanilla ice cream!  

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New Ownership Announcement

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To Our Customers: I am very pleased to announce that I have recently purchased The Olive Basket! My family and I are very excited to continue offering some of the best olive oils, vinegars, and specialty items in the world to the Athens and Oconee communities for years to come, and we look forward to meeting you all!   With this pandemic going on, we are pleased to announce that our website (this website) is fully functional so you will be able to order our wonderful products and have them shipped, pick them up, or request local delivery. Thank you for...

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