Although summer is still a few months away, olives will bring bright, robust flavor to dinner any time of year. Have some as an appetizer while you prepare dinner. Maybe even in a martini?


Food Ideas

Love to Cook: Classic Chicken Marbella from The Silver Palate Cookbook

Weeknight Reality: Caesar salad with olives and grilled chicken (or fish)

Need a Miracle: Take-and-bake bread, a selection of deli cheese and meat, and a jar of olive tapenade

Recipe Links

Chicken Marbella – The Silver Palate

Radicchio, Fennel & Olive Panzanella – bon appetit, via Epicurious

Two Olive Caesar Salad – Food & Wine

John Besh’s Green Olive Tapenade – Food 52

Parting Thought

“They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.”

Henry David Thoreau



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