March Newsletter, 2014 March 01 2014

As I sit down to write the newsletter, I am looking out at snow!  I don’t know about you but I am feeling like it will never end. I realize that it will and in August, I will be praying for snow. I love Kansas City weather!

March Special – 10% off all gourmet food products in the store. This excludes oil and vinegars. Offer valid through March 31, 2014.

New In The Store

Jams from Our Sassy Pantry! Come in and pick up a jar of Bacon, Tomato, Blueberry Balsamic or Ancho Cherry. Perfect to add to mac and cheese, top a burger, spread on a sandwich, add to pasta ... the possibilities are endless! 

Spices from our new favorite store – Season + SquareNext week we will be debuting a dozen spices from Season + Square in Brookside. We are working on a joint venture and you can find a selection of our oils and vinegars for sale in their store. If you haven’t checked them out, put it on your list!

New tapenades from Elki! If you love their products, you will love these new flavors! Kalamata Olive and Feta, Basil Pesto Black Olive and Feta, Caramelized Sweet Onion and Balsamic and Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan.

March Cooking Classes – This month we are offering THREE classes for your cooking pleasure. 

Here is our list:

Duane Daugherty pops in on March 5th for an Irish Cooking Class!
Dublin Coddle - a mixed skillet dish traditional in Irish pubs - banger sausages, bacon rashers, potatoes and onions, fried in olive oil and a splash of Irish whiskey
Lamb chops with mint pesto
Colcannon cakes - Mashed potatoes, leeks and kale, fried in patties
Guinness dark chocolate cupcakes with Bailey's Irish Cream frosting
Class starts at 6:00! Sign up by calling Olive Tree at 913.338.2700. Very limited seating! $40 

Denise is back on March 12th to show us how to lighten up Asian inspired cooking.
Baked Veggie Spring Rolls – Loaded with fresh veggies and served with two homemade dipping sauces.
Sweet, Sour and Spicy Shrimp –  Put your tastebuds on overload with this lightened up classic.
Stir Fried Greens – Kicked up a notch.
Pineapple Lemon Cake – This cake just says Spring!

We have three seats available. The good thing about Denise’s classes … you can sign up the month before. The bad thing about Denise’s classes … you can sign up the month before. 
Class starts at 6:30! Sign up by calling Olive Tree at 913.338.2700. $30

Join us on Thursday, March 27th as we welcome Monica Koenig to our store.  Monica will be showing you how to put together a fabulous spread for your next cocktail party.

Shrimp Piccata Bites with Meyer Lemon Olive Oil
Fresh Bruschetta with Oregano Olive Oil
Brie in puff pastry with Cherry Chutney Bordeaux Cherry Balsamic
Berry Tart with Blackberry and Raspberry Balsamic Vinegars

We will also have recipes to show you how to make great cocktails using our Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars.
Class starts at 6:00! Sign up by calling Olive Tree at 913.338.2700. $30
There is a lot going on this month. Take some time to enjoy a class or just stop in to try some new products. We sincerely love seeing your faces!

Dream big,