February Newsletter, 2014 February 01 2014

Welcome to “heart month”.  While some would say it is a month for lovers, we say it is a month for heart health. Extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegars are not only tasty, they are good for you! We have some great events coming up this month and we would love to see your bundled up faces. Come in a see us!

February Special

Spend $50 (pre-tax) on any merchandise and receive 10% discount on your entire purchase. Offer valid through 2/28/14.  

Valentine Special

Looking for a fabulous gift for Valentine’s Day? We have put together a gift box that will make your valentine swoon. Three 200ml bottles – Strawberry, Bordeaux Cherry and Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar packaged in our Olive Tree gift box. We will add some ribbon and voila!  $39.95

New Flavor

Our newest flavor comes on board this week. We have added Citrus Habanero to the lineup. If you like our Habanero, you will love this new flavor. It adds a brightness of citrus and tames the heat a bit. Use it when sautéing or in a stir fry. Great on steak, chicken, fish and vegetables.

Spoonable Chocolate In The House

Chocolate for your sweetheart or for yourself? Join us on February 8th at 1:00 p.m. as we welcome Kate from Kate’s Famous Spoonable Chocolate. Kate will be sampling her yummy chocolate and I’m sure she will have a surprise or two up her sleeve … she always does!  

Smiling Elephant Jewelry Show -
February 11th 4 - 8 PM




 


New Rewards Program

Come in and pick up your new rewards card now! We have revamped our rewards program and have a new punch card.  Buy 9 bottles and receive your 10th one FREE. One punch for each 375ml bottle purchased and two punches for each 750ml bottle purchased. Free bottle will be 375ml. Restrictions apply. Not valid with other discounts or promotions.

Cooking Class

Our February class sold out FAST. Be on the lookout for information on our March cooking class. Information will be going out the first of March. If you are interested, make sure you sign up quickly!  

Recipe


Cranberry Pear Crumble ala Denise!

Ingredients:

6 pears cored or 2 cans pear halves in 100% juice cut into 1 inch pieces
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 Tbls. Olive Tree Cranberry Pear Balsamic Vinegar
1 cup  fresh or frozen cranberries
1 ½ cups rolled oats
1 ¼ cup walnuts
¼ cup honey
¼ cup plus 2 Tbls. Olive Tree Butter Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons extra liquid pear juice or water

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350. Toss pears and cranberries with lemon juice, additional liquid and balsamic. Place fruit in ungreased 2 quart casserole dish (or 9 inch deep dish pie plate). Put 1 cup walnuts and ½ cup oats in food processor and grind into a fine powder. In small bowl stir together ground walnuts, ground oats, remaining rolled oats, honey, olive oil and cinnamon. Add remaining walnut pieces and stir until well combined. Sprinkle evenly over fruit.  
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 35 minutes.  
Thank you for the recipe, Denise!

And finally ...

I have been out of the store for much of the past month. I look forward to getting back to work and seeing each one of you in the near future. Thank you for all of your emails and calls to check in! You all are the reason we do what we do!

Dream big,

Mindy