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New Handcrafted Olive Wood Products

New Handcrafted Olive Wood Products

The French Olive staff is excited to introduce Naturally Med kitchenware to our line of products.  Olive wood is known for its gorgeous grain and durability.  These lovely items are sustainably grown~new trees are planted to replace non-producing trees.   This fall I have planned some different…

Lemon Thyme Olive Oil Cookies

Lemon Thyme Olive Oil Cookies

Perhaps try a little cooling gelato with these light, fresh cookies to complete your summer salad meal.  Ingredients 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup sugar 3 Tablespoon milk 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 large lemon, zested and…

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

With all the Mediterranean flavors of olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, avocados and chicken, this salad is a complete meal in a bowl. Making one dressing/marinade for two uses, this recipe is easy, fast, and refreshing for the hot summer days ahead. Marinade/dressing 4 Tablespoon Olive…

FREE COVID-19 mask with EVOO orders

FREE COVID-19 mask with EVOO orders

As we all start to venture out of our shelters-in-place, the need for masks is more important than ever.  Some businesses require them upon entry even now.  So if you don’t have one, try our cloth, reusable mask. I have made these NON-Medical masks…

April 2020 Update

April 2020 Update

In light of the fact California will remain “sheltered-in-place” for a while longer, Yancey and I decided to offer oil sales for local pick up or via shipping. We are remaining closed to the general public for your safety and ours. If you are…

Chickpea Soup with Chili-Garlic Oil

Chickpea Soup with Chili-Garlic Oil

4 Servings 1/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp. The French Olive olive oil4 celery stalks, finely chopped plus leaves from 1 bunch2 red chilies (such as Fresno) seeded, finely chopped6 cups low-sodium chicken broth5 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 – 15.5 cans chickpeas, rinsedKosher salt1/2 cup…

Ricotta Lemon Muffins

Ricotta Lemon Muffins

Easy, lemony, & moist muffins made from creamy ricotta cheese and The French Olive olive oil. 1 lemon, zested1/2 tsp vanilla3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup whole milk ricotta cheese1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour4 Tbsp. whole milk2 1/2 tsp. baking powder1/3 cup The French Olive olive…

News & Notes | February 2020

News & Notes | February 2020

Well, the 2019 harvest really delivered this fall for the The French Olive Ranch! The trees produced heavily and the gallons per tonnage is a welcome change from the harvest of 2018. The oil has a soft peppery finish to its smooth, fresh & fruity flavor,…

The Plight of the Farmer

The Plight of the Farmer

As we all know, you can’t control nature. Farmers are certainly aware of that fact in their farming operations. Sometimes you do everything right, that you can think of, and the results don’t always work out. This is the case for The French Olive…