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Primo Pesto!

I can’t believe I had waited so many years to make Pesto!  Was it easier to buy it?  Yes!  Did I think it was more complicated to make than it really is?  Yes!  Can I make a list of reasons why I never made pesto? Yes!   It wasn’t that I didn’t like pesto, maybe because it was because I did not love it.  I never even looked for a pesto recipe and did not know what it entailed.
Then a recipe found me from Chile Olive Oil and I read the recipe!  It was then that I kicked myself because making …

 

Chile Olive Oil and Boston Bakes For Breast Cancer

Last night was the debut of my freelance chef company! We will be specializing in catering and private parties. I was asked to do an event for Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer, in support of an up and coming olive oil company named Chile Olive Oil. The competition was to create a dessert using the olive oil and making it so you can taste it in all the ingredients. The winner would have the chance to donate $1000 dollars to Boston Bakes for Breast cancer in his or her name; they would also get a write up from Chili Olive …

 

Boston are you ready for a Chile EVOO Dessert Bake-Off on October 9th?

Join us at the Chile Olive Oil Dessert Bake-Off!
Benefiting Bakes for Breast Cancer, Inc./ Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer
October 9th, 2012 6 PM at the Armory in Somerville
Register today to get your tickets
Space is limited!
Enjoy great desserts made with Chile EVOO!
Life works in interesting ways!  You meet people when you least expect it even if you have yet to meet in person! This is the start of our story and how it came to be that we got involved with the Chile Olive Oil Dessert Bake-Off scheduled for October 9th, 2012 at 6 PM at the Armory in Somerville!
Our friendship …

 

Brownie Baking with a Little Help From Chile

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It all started with a tweet chat and somehow ended with me baking double fudge brownies with extra virgin Chilean olive oil in my kitchen. But I will get to the baking later.
During one of my weekly tweet chats (#HGEATS) moderated by @TheHungryGoddess, there was a special sponsor this time around. The people of Chile Olive Oil were present and willing to state their case on why Chilean olive oil is better than, say, the household imported one from the Mediterranean country of Italy.  I admit I was a bit skeptical and I had a very limited knowledge in olive …