The Yule Log – A Delicious Piece of History
No holiday feast would be complete without a delicious, decadent dessert and we have just the one for you: The Oliver’s Yule Log. This unmistakable creation has a fascinating history that dates back centuries. Let’s take a closer look at this festive dessert and how it transitioned through history from an actual burning log to […]
Reheating Your Oliver’s Holiday Meal
It’s always a happy holiday with Oliver’s in the kitchen! A holiday meal can sometimes be more stressful than it is fun, especially if you’re on the hook to cook. If you’re like us and just want to enjoy the holidays, then you’ve reduced the stress and upped the flavor with a freshly prepared, completely […]
Topped with fresh whipped cream, pumpkin pies are the perfect way to welcome Fall. They make the perfect dessert for a holiday meal, and an even better breakfast – we won’t judge!
This pie has a creamy, crunchy filling of pecans, eggs, butter and sugar. Top it with fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream and your taste buds will thank you!
Here in Sonoma County we are blessed with an abundance of apples. Try using out local celebrity apple, the Gravenstein! If you don’t have Gravensteins available, Braeburn and Golden Delicious make great pie apples.
To Thanksgiving Day – And Beyond!
Well, we at Oliver’s put our heads together about this so that you don’t have to! Dish by dish, here are our tips for delicious new ways to enjoy Thanksgiving leftovers. Turkey: Chopped up dark and white meat can go into soup or be folded into a burrito or quesadilla. If you have a good […]
Wines fit for the Feast!
The Thanksgiving menu is a particularly interesting one for wine pairing for several reasons. There is a lot of food! The menu is longer than an average meal, which means more flavors, more textures, and more kinds of food. There are some common Thanksgiving dinner ingredients that are not normally part of a menu. Let’s […]
Turkey Traditions and Innovations
Fresh Is Best Preparing a frozen turkey will give you a turkey, but not at its best. Order a fresh bird if at all possible and taste the success of your efforts! Order your turkey at Oliver’s Meat Department soon to avoid any issues and get the bird you want. To Brine or Not To […]