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Oil/Vinegars/Sauces

Artisan oils, vinegars, dipping sauces, gourmet sauces & syrups (even a hickory syrup and flower syrups!) we have uncovered the finest sources for your foods. Any of these items will also make a terrific gift. Want to learn more about Olive Oil? Check out our blog post or our Olive oil email.

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Alili Morocco - Celebrating Morocco's agricultural heritage, they are are bringing wonderful products to the US. Olive oil, honeys, olives, spreads. Their jars are beautiful to just look at! The taste of all their products is excellent. We are in love with their lavender honey. See our blog post on their harissa paste. Wonderful resource.
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Elikan Harvest - 3 Greek-American sisters want to share the delicious olive oil from their family's farm in southern Greece! Produced in limited quantities using traditional artisanal farming methods. We throughly enjoyed the delicious, peppery (wonderful aroma) and taste of this special olive oil.
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Bari Olive Oil Company - A California Olive Oil,started in Fresno, CA in 1936 by Frank and Vito Pantaleo. It is now being produced by Wiebe Farms (farmers for over 50 years) also in California. We sampled many of their wonderful extra virgin olive oils - a good EVOO makes all the difference when preparing food. We tried their balsamic vinegar which was also terrific.
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Stella Cadent - Outstanding CA EVOO. The olives are hand pressed the "old fashion" way – no pesticides are used when growing, Delicious complex flavor, very fruity. Their flavored oils are unique. They crush the olives along with the fruit instead of infusing the flavor after the oil is already produced. Straight out of the bottle they make an exciting dipping oil.
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Olinda Ridge - Family run ranch crafting EVOO from their own olives. The olives are mission and manzanillio varietals and are grown organically with sustainable farming methods. We sampled their 3 varieties. Honestly, all 3 were terrific. Our pick (if pressed to choose) would be the olio organico with its bold taste.
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La Tourangelle - CA artisan oil mill know for their exceptional handcrafted nut oils. They strictly follow the 150 year old traditional methods of their "sister" oil mill in France. The mill is 100% organic & kosher! Their collection includes CA roasted walnut ( an award winner), French roasted hazelnut, CA roasted Almond, CA toasted Pecan and Pistachio oils, Japanese toasted sesame and expeller pressed grapeseed. They have just added Avocado oil and both black and white truffle oils. Their EVOO is imported from France. We finished a batch of polenta with their walnut oil and the entire batch of polenta never made it to the plate—what flavor it adds!
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Manni - Direct from Toscano, Manni uses his “Live Oil” method of harvesting, pressing, & preservation to protect their goodness & health benefits.One rare olive, two unique oil, Per Mio Figlio (For My Child) is made from the olives grown halfway up the mountain, whose oil boasts an elevated content of polyphenols but that is soft on the palate with a delicate bouquet or Per Me (For Me)whose olives come from the mountain plantations a comple, gourmet oil.
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Olio2go - They import, distribute, and sell fine Italian olive oils directly to consumers. They travel throughout Italy to search out the very best olive oils. Their web site offers valuable information about olive oil so that you can appreciate the differences in the regions from which these oils come, and in the ways that the olive oils enhance food. We sampled one of their organic oils made from Taggiasca olives - AZ. AGR. San Damiano EVOO. It was a delicate oil, well balanced. We enjoyed it very much.
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Nudo- Adopt a Olive Tree - Adopt an olive tree on their hillside in Italy (a good excuse to go and visit it!) and you reap the olive oil that is produced. On their website, peruse their organic groves & select your tree. They send the recipient an adoption certificate, info/updates on the tree. In the spring & autumn you receive the olive oil (we love the simple, graphic look of the tin that the oil is packaged in – a bonus!) $65 (+ postage & packaging) you’ll receive 3 packages over the year:Adoption certificate/info/update Spring package (all the extra virgin olive oil from your tree)/Autumn package (three flavored extra virgin olive oils)
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Robbins Family Farm - A small producer of Tuscan, Spanish, and California varietal olive oils in CA. They sustainably grow their trees and hand pick the olives. To maintain maximum taste and freshness they hand bottle just prior to shipping. The Tuscan blend is our pick but they all shine.
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Olio & Spices - Excellent spice blends, innovative sauces such as BBQ Fig or Lemon & Mint Chili - they enable you to change your meals from ordinary to gourmet by just adding one of their sauces or spice blends.
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McEvoy Ranch - Certified organic olive oil, made from Tuscan varietals and grown in California.
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Davero - Dry Creek Estate extra virgin olive oil, they imported trees from Tuscany & planted them on their Sonoma County farm, they also offer their 2004 Meyer Lemon Olive Oil & many other artisan products
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Olioe Olive Store - They offer only the finest Italian EVOO - the site offers special discounts and a great education on the making, selction & benefits of Italian EVOO.
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Napa Valley Grapeseed Oil - Made from the heart of the grape, the seed. After the pressing of the grapes for wine, the pomace (skins, stems and seeds) is gathered & the seeds are separated. The seeds are dried before the oil is pressed from them. They use the cold-press (non-solvent extraction) method to extract the oil, to preserve the oil’s unique flavor & valuable nutrients in grapeseed oil.
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Alejandro & Martin - Like tasting your way through an open-air market in Europe, shop a selection of exquisite artisanal olive oils with the confidence that any one of them will be absolutely fabulous. They source and offer fine olive oils the way one buys wine - with full information about the source, region, cultivation practices, appellation and variety.
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Olio Beato - First cold press/organic, from Italy.
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Bonamini Olive Oil - Frantoio Bonamini is a european producer of high quality, traditional Italian EVOO, they produce a D.O.P (Protected Designation of Origin) Veneto Valpolicella EVOO & sell direct to ensure the best prices available and contact with customers.
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Adriana's Caravan - Every ingredient for every recipe; 1,400 items from the world's great store of cuisines.All of the world's culinary exotica may be found here,. Vinegars, Oils, Sauces, etc.
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Carolina Creole - Homemade unique creole sauce. We discovered them at the 2013 Fancy Food show and they were one of our Picks! Sampled their delicious sauce of their excellent grits. They sell it by the bottle or in gift packages with the grits. Excellent product!
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Garlic Gold - 100% organic, unique & hand crafted these Garlic Condiments can turn any meal in to a gourmet experience! Perfect for cooking or as a condiment.Organic toasted nuggets of garlic & organic extra-virgin olive oil with garlic nuggets and garlic nuggets with sea salt, Parmesan, Italian Herbs and Sea Salt. These products are excellent.
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Boyajian - Infused olive oils, vinegars, vinaigrettes, Asian oils, citrus oils, natural flavorings and extracts; new wasabi oil.
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Oliver & CO - Mediterranean Olive Oils,condiments,tapenades.
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Eusonya - Imported & domestic certified olive oils.
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Zingermans - Olive oil from various countries.
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Il Buco - Extra virgin olive oils from Italy, balsamico vinegars, and sea salts.
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O Olive Oil - California Citrus Olive Oils & special wine vinegars - beautifully bottled, website offers stunning photography.
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Stonehouse Olive Oil - California Certified EVOO - They have won gold, silver & bronze medals in the annual L.A. County Fair, which hosts the largest olive oil competition in the world.
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Mac Nut Oil - Tree-ripened Australian macadamia nuts are mechanically cold press using no solvents or chemicals.
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The Green Oil - Pumpkin seed oil, delicious nutty aroma and flavour that compliments just about any meal.
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Olivado - Based in New Zealand's, they create Avocado oil (similar to olive oil, less bitter, many excellent culinary and health benefits), macadamia oil and olive oils.
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Bellindora Balsamic Vinegars - Fresh, bright flavors of high quality balsamic vinegars infused with fresh CA fruits. Made in small batches & packaged in attractive bottles. We sampled all 4 flavors and can not choose a favorite, used fresh or as a reduction, they add terrific flavors to meats, salads, desserts, cheeses.
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Round Pond - In Napa Valley, a working estate with vineyards, and orchards. They create artisan olive oils, vinegars, and limited-production wines. The wine vinegars express the variety of grape being used All is organically or sustainably farmed and hand-harvested.
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Maison Le Grand - Fresh made pestos, tapenades and sauces. See our blog post for details. Made weekly from all fresh ingredients, no fillers or additives - just delicious.
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Terra Sonoma Verjus - The nonfermented juice of unripe green grapes. The juice comes from immature fruit with high acidity, it can be used in the same manner--to heighten flavor--as vinegar or lemon juice. Verjus juice avoids the tartness of vinegar, the sharpness of lemon juice, and doesn't mask flavors; it enhances them.
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Java & Co. - Small batch gourmet coffee infused syrups( made with arabica coffee beans no corn syrups or preservatives! We found them to be delicious and extremely versatile! Brush on grille meats, fruits, pour over pancakes, waffles, ice cream, add to milkshakes,hot chocolate, etc! Packaged in a classic glass flask bottle with a cloth bag they make a terrific "foodie" gift.
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Tulocay's Made in Napa Valley - What a find! Delicious homemade oils/vinegars/rubs/sauces/glazes,mustards & tapenades, marinades, glazes, rubs. Fresh flavors of the Napa Valley scream through these products. We were fortunate to taste them - these are products that make eating at home delicious and easy.
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Starship Sauces - All natural Cajun sauces - you just add the rice and meat. We sampled the Gumbo & Jambalaya - what any easy way to make authentic Cajun meals! Fresh flavors, good size pieces of veggies - a high quality sauce. Great resource!
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The Art of Chipotle - Fresh, all natural sauces, salsas & pure chipotle paste. All are terrific time savers for quick meal prep. All offered up interesting fresh flavor combos. Low in sodium & gluten free which is not easy to find in prepared sauces. So many ways to use this - we really enjoyed these products, - this is a company that cares about its ingredients, and this shows in their products.
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Curry Simple - Shelf ready real Thai curry sauces with fresh ingredients/spices & this is the real deal. Made in Thailand and they are delicious - we tried them all. Your family & guest will think you have been cooking for days!
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Maya Kaimal - South India sauces (fresh, all natural, they toast & grind the spices). Authentic curries, vindaloo, masala.
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Rosa Mexicano - 5 terrific salsas that are authentic in taste and freshness direct from the famous NYC mexican restaurant!
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ChinaBlue - Inspired by classic family recipes, these products blend all-natural, premium ingredients, creating the unique flavors of Shanghainese cuisine. Sauces,dressings, oils, stirfrys make a meal.
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Robert Rothschild Farm - 170 acre working farm; award-winning product line includes preserves, mustards, dips, salsas, sauces, dressings, vinegars, oils, and sweet toppings
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Bittersweet Herb Farm - Herbal oils/finishing sauces/jams. This resource was found a our local arts fair, wonderful wasbi finishing sauce, their cranberry jam makes a terrific turkey sandwich.
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Club Sauce - Oils/sauces/stock/demi glace.
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Salsa 2 U - Gourmet salsa of the month club.
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Pomegranate Molasses - Pomegranate juice reduced to a syrup, great for marinades and dressings.
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Bella Cucina - Harvest-dated aromatic olive oils, award-winning Pestos such as artichoke lemon, walnut sage/roasted eggplant, to beautifully packaged Farmhouse Lemons.
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Diva Delectables - Grilling sauces, pestos, relishes, chutneys, mustards, bruschetta toppings, tapenades, spice rubs, soups, preserves, flavored syrups, baking mixes, and flavored oils and vinegars.
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Fische&Wieser Specialty Foods - Over 50 varieties of jams & jellies.
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JR Mushrooms & Specialties - Dried mushrooms, spices, extracts, white truffle flour, honey, paste, etc.
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Soupbase - Soup bases, sauces/concentrates, dry roux.
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Scandinavian Spice - The retail arm of a wholesale restaurant specialty food distributor. Quality, time-saving food specialties that the professional chefs have been using.
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Fiery- Foods - Dave's World of Chile Peppers, Spicy Foods & Barbecue -this is the resource for every hot sauce & more.
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Mama Lil's - Hungarian goathorn peppers preserved in spiced olive oil, Available in hot & sweet . Harvested & packed mostly by hand!
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Oyster Creek Mushroom - Wild mushroom; dried, oils, powers, mustards, salsas.
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Hand to Mouth - Homemade, all natural spreads and tapanades.
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River Valley Kitchens - Farm fresh mushroom products.
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Local Harvest Store - The Local Harvest Store brings the products of family farmers home to you.
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Zest Gourmet - High quality olive oils, oil dipping dishes, vinegars, herbs, spices, spice racks, sauces, mushrooms, cooking tools, They strive to find gourmet foods that may be difficult to find at your local super-market.
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Ceriello Fine Foods - Italian Speciality Shop. Fresh meats, sausages, their own sauces, imported specialties. Their sauces are homemade in small batches and use San Marzano tomatoes! The highest quality tomato, and yes it makes a big difference! Thumbs way up for their fresh, fragrant - really good sauces. The price of the sauce is also excellent. We really enjoyed every variety.
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Cucina Antica - All-natural tomato sauces. The chef personally travels to Southern Italy to hand select only the finest San Marzano Italian Plum Tomatoes. The sauces have a fresh light homemade taste. Our favorite is the La Vodka, you will think you are in a restaurant - what fresh flavor!
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Milo's Whole World - Gourmet grape varietal tomatoes sauces! An array of unique flavors are added. They also offer "dinner kits" that make a great gift.
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Dave's Gourmet - Heirloom tomatoes, fresh herbs & roasted garlic make these tomato sauces special. They have a fresh summer flavor, the Golden Heirloom is made with yellow tomatoes.
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Epicerie et Confiserie du Prov - Flower Syrups are from Grasse, France . These are extremely rare and special. Fort 150 years, the same family with only 6 employees make these floral syrups in very small batches . Use these to flavor ice creams, in champagne or wine or drizzled over yogurt or soft cheeses. They worked great in creme brulee.
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Hickoryworks - Shagbark hickory syrup, made from the bark of the tree. Used for glazes, marinades, etc.
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Robert Lambert's - Very unique syrups for addition to drinks, over ice cream, pancakes, cheese, yogurt. Desserts suaces & other artisan condiments - all very delicious - we sampled many, yumm...
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MooseWood Hollow - Infused maple syrups add sweetness but also exciting flavor nuances to a food or beverage.Use Moosewood Hollow's infused maple syrup to: counterbalance intensely flavored ingredients, enhance full-flavored richness, complement hearty flavors. Use as topping or marinade or glaze.
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Old State Farms - Family owned, their syrup is made the old fashion way using a wood fired evaporator& a lot of hard work.
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Deep Mountain Maple - Vermont maple syrup.
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Morse Farm - 200 years of family tradion makes great Vermont maple syrup; maple candy, pure maple cream, maple cured bacon and pancake mix.
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