Recipes

Bruschetta with Fig & Olive, Blue Cheese and Salami

8 1/4 inch thick oval slices from a baguette-style loaf of bread Olive oil About 1/4 pound well-trimmed creamy blue cheese, such as Gorgonzola, at room temperature About 3 tablespoons Jimtown Fig & Olive Spread Freshly ground black pepper to taste 4 thin slices Genoa-style salami, cut into matchstick pieces. Lightly brush the bread slices  … Read more

Pan Roasted Chicken with Fig Glaze, Olives and Capers

Jimtown’s Fig & Olive Spread—a little sweet, a little salty, very South of France—makes a divine glaze for roasted chicken. Garnished with whole garlic cloves, green olives, and capers, this dish is easy enough for a weeknight supper, but festive enough for company. It’s great cold, too, and makes a fine, finger-licking main course for  … Read more

Fig Vinaigrette

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons Jimtown Fig & Olive Spread 3/4 cup olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Whisk the vinegar, salt and pepper and Jimtown Fig & Olive Spread together. Add the oil in a steady stream, whisking until dressing comes together.

Olive Vinaigrette

2 garlic cloves 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup Jimtown Chopped Olive Spread 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Smash the garlic cloves, place all ingredients in a jar, and shake to combine. Keeps well under refrigeration.

Spinach, Provolone & Olive Stuffed Chicken Breasts

For four boneless chicken breasts. 1/2 pound spinach sauteéd until just tender, squeezed dry, and chopped coarsely Salt, pepper & nutmeg to taste 4 thin slices of provolone cheese 1/4 cup Jimtown Chopped Olive Spread Combine spinach, Jimtown Chopped Olive Spread, and seasonings. Pound breasts slightly, and place one slice of cheese on each breast.  … Read more

Jimtown Spicy Lamb and Chopped Olive Burgers

1 (7 ounce) container of Jimtown Chopped Olive Spread 1 pound ground lamb 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 2 teaspoons garlic, chopped fine 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, chopped fine 2 teaspoons orange zest, chopped fine 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground 1 teaspoon red chile flakes 1/2 teaspoon coriander, ground Place the  … Read more

Scampi with Olives

1 pound shrimp, peeled 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon sweet butter 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1/2 cup Jimtown Chopped Olive Spread 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons dry white wine Heat olive oil and butter. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute over low heat.  … Read more

Olive Aioli

This is perfect with cold roasted chicken or mixed into tuna salad. Try it on a turkey sandwich with some peppery greens. 3 egg yolks (room temperature) 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 minced garlic cloves 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup corn oil 2/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup Jimtown Chopped  … Read more

Curry-Cashew Chicken Salad on Cucumber Coins With Jimtown Spicy Pepper Jam

Makes 16-20 pieces; enough to serve 4-6 people as an appetizer Ingredients: 1 large or 2 small boneless/skinless chicken breasts, about 8 ounces total 2 teaspoons fresh, good quality curry powder, or more to taste 3 tablespoons roughly chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons chopped scallion 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt ¼ cup yogurt, preferably full-fat  … Read more

Grown-Ups Peanut Butter, Jimtown Spicy Pepper Jam, and Bacon Sandwich

Makes 4 sandwiches Certainly not the lunch box offering of your youth, our peanut butter, Jimtown Spicy Pepper Jam, and bacon sandwich is one of our favorite guilty pleasures. With its intriguing combination of sweet, hot, tangy and smoky flavors this sandwich requires a big glass of cold milk, or a local pilsner. Makes a  … Read more