April Newsletter, 2013 April 01 2013

Ahhh June … you feel more like April. We do need the rain so I won’t complain. This month is all about being outdoors and enjoying the beautiful weather, summer grilling and honoring our dads. I got lucky in the dad department! I’m very thankful and blessed! Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

June Special
Buy 3 ~ 375ml bottles and receive 1 ~ 375ml bottle FREE. Offer good through 06/30/2013. Perfect time to stock up and save. 

New Products
Smoked Balsamic – The smoky flavor is incredible and is perfect with meat, fish and vegetables
Vanilla Balsamic – Great with sweet and savory dishes. We have ideas for you.
Serrano Chile Honey Balsamic – A little heat with the sweet. Can you say chicken/fish finisher? YUM.

Cooking Class
Join us on June 12th as we celebrate appetizers. Come sample twelve different appetizers, paired specifically with appropriate wines. Denise is working on the list … you won’t be disappointed! 6:30-8:30. We are working with a wine store on wine pairings and will have the  delicious list available at class. Final information will be sent to those with class reservations. $40 http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6977396581

Father’s Day Gifts
We have Father’s Day covered … from our awesome oils and vinegars to KC made BBQ sauces and rubs and everything in between. Don’t miss our Himalayan Salt Blocks when they return to the store next week. We will have two sizes available. If you would like to reserve one, please call the store at 913.338.2700.

NEW! Oil and Vinegar Favors for your Party!
We are excited to announce our new line of favors! Perfect for weddings, showers, anniversary parties and Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. We have either single 60ml bottles or pairs of 60ml bottles available. We will include a tag for your event and ribbon. There is a minimum of 30 bottles and 30 days notice. See the bottom of the page for examples.  Please email mindy@olivetreekc.com for pricing. 

Olive Oil of the Month
Enjoy a 375ml bottle of Sun Dried Tomato Parmesan Garlic for $13.95. This oil is a great bread dipper and marinade and pairs well with our Fig Balsamic Vinegar. Good through the month of June.  


Recipe

Here is an easy recipe for a great summer dessert. 

Lemon Sorbet

2 C. Water
1C. Sugar
2 Pieces of Crystallized Ginger
 
Bring the above to a boil and reduce heat and let simmer 20 minutes. Turn off heat and let cool.
 
3 Lemons, juiced and zested
2 Tbsp. Olive Tree White Lemon Balsamic Vinegar
2 Tbsp. Vodka (prevents ice crystals)
 
Once cool, add lemon juice, zest, balsamic and vodka, stir. Pour into a shallow dish and freeze 2-3 hours.  Enjoy!  For an added treat, drizzle Olive Tree’s Basil Olive Oil on top!
 
Let us help make your gift giving easy, and make your kitchen a more flavorful place. It's what we do with pleasure!  We are here for you!
 
Dream big,
 
Mindy