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Maryland Crab CakesWhile crab cakes are traditionally associated with the area around the Chesapeake Bay, they have become popular the world over. These are Baltimore style crab cakes with the traditional use of Old Bay Seasoning for flavor and Saltine crackers as a binder. We omitted the final dredge in breadcrumbs and pan fry in our own extra virgin olive oil. This meal comes together in minutes and the leftovers can be frozen and reheated!
Lobster RollNothing says summer like a fresh lobster roll. And while the Lobster Roll’s invention can be traced back to 1929 in New England, it’s popularity just keeps growing in the present! Our version is a spin on the classic, using a fresh aioli made with Colavita Olive Oil instead of the usual mayo.
Shrimp and GritsWhether you call them “grits” or “polenta”, stone-ground corn makes a creamy, cheesy and delicious base for sautéed shrimp. The origins of Shrimp and Grits can be traced to Africa, and in the United States, South Carolina has become its historical home. Our version uses our own Colavita olive oil and diced tomatoes for a full, savory flavor.
Linguine with ClamsThe ultimate summer meal should be delicious, quick, and easy, and that's exactly what this spaghetti with clams dish is!
Cherry Pie with Olive Oil CrustCherry Pie is Apple Pie’s summer cousin—just as American and just as delicious. During the summer, cherries are at their peak of ripeness. We recommend buying extra so while you make this pie, you can snack on a few extra sweet cherries. For this recipe, we’ve used our olive oil dough recipe. It gives this pie crust a subtle sweetness and shortbread like consistency which complements the cherries perfectly. Don’t forget the ice cream! Pair Recipe with Cherry Pie with Olive Oil Crust with: Colavita Olive Oil No-Churn Ice Cream by Jessie Sheehan Similar Colavita Recipes: Classic Pumpkin Pie
Olive Oil Pecan Pie
GumboGumbo’s origins date back to 18th century Louisiana. The dish combines Spanish, African, French, Italian and German culinary tradition, making it a true melting pot of a meal. Colavita’s recipe for gumbo uses olive oil in the roux for a truly flavorful base. It’s a time consuming process, so we lightened the load, but using pre-cooked chicken and shrimp as add-ins. This dish packs a big flavor punch, and it’s great for a crowd. Serve over rice with some roasted corn on the cobb as a side! Pair Recipe with Gumbo with: Grilled Corn Three Ways Similar Colavita Recipes: West African Peanut Stew
Ribollita Soup
Cobb SaladThe origins of Cobb Salad are truly American, if the legend is true. It’s said that the recipe comes from the Hollywood Brown Derby Restaurant where the owner, Robert Howard Cobb, threw together the dish in a fit of hunger using whatever he could find in the kitchen. This glorious mix of egg, chicken, romaine blue cheese, and of course bacon is extremely satisfying. Colavita’s version includes blue cheese, but uses a lighter vinaigrette dressing made with leftover bacon fat for a truly Hollywood finish. Pair Recipe with Cobb Salad with: Breadsticks with Parmesan Cheese and Herbs Similar Colavita Recipes: Loaded Breakfast Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
Antipasto Salad
Deep Dish Chicago PizzaChicago Deep Dish is not only a pizza, it’s an event! The time it takes to carefully craft this epic pizza is well worth your efforts. The crust is soft and crispy and the insides are packed with pizza-umami deliciousness. And let’s not forget its imposing size! This pizza will impress your family, your friends and even yourself. Pair Recipe with Deep Dish Chicago Pizza with: Cherry Pie with Olive Oil Crust Similar Colavita Recipes: Classic Grandma Pizza Pie
Sicilian Pizza
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