ABOUT OLIVE R TWIST
Olive R Twist Olive Oil Company in Ridgewood carries fine extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars, gourmet foods, and custom gifts. It offers a broad selection of the freshest olive oils produced in both the northern and southern hemispheres along with full-bodied 12-18 year aged balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy. Owners Marianne Krantz and Andrea Volter have the expertise to guide both seasoned cooks and "newbies" in choosing the right ingredients to complement any meal.
Fall Harvest Salad
Red and green leaf lettuce
Cut up orange pieces
Candied walnuts or pecans
Small wedge of blue cheese
1/4 cup Olive R Twist Cinnamon Pear Dark Balsamic
1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. honey
1 small shallot, minced
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 cup Olive R Twist Blood Orange Olive Oil (This particular olive oil is "fused,"a process during which the whole fruit and the olives are pressed at the same time, creating a wonderful flavorful blend)
Tear up the lettuce leaves and toss with sliced pear, dried cranberries, orange pieces and candied nuts.
For salad dressing, in a separate bowl whisk together the balsamic, mustard, honey, minced shallot, salt and pepper until blended. Whisk in the olive oil, blending well. Toss salad with the dressing; top with crumbled blue cheese.
Note: If not used immediately, dressing may be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Allow to come to room temperature before serving.