Love and Olive Oil - Eat to Live. Cook to Love.

Cupcake Notebook Winners (and Our New Addition)

First of all, can I just reiterate how much you all rock? Seriously. Not only did you massively support my Blood Orange Cupcakes in the February Cupcake Hero (Whoohoo! We won the vote! Now cross your fingers my cupcakes hold their own in the throwdown!), but you also wrote some of the nicest, most heartwarming...

Favorite Tomato and Olive Penne

A while back I mentioned we have a go-to pasta recipe. When our usual recipe sources seem to fail us, and we just need one more meal to fill out the week, 9 times out of 10 we’ll default to this recipe. Taylor has this thing down, in fact, I’ve learned that it’s better just...

Have I Told You Lately, That I Love You?

You should totally vote for me and my Chocolate Olive Oil and Blood Orange Cupcakes. You know, because the secret ingredient is olive oil and all… if I’m going to win a Cupcake Hero this would be the one. :) You’re the best!

Celebrating Three Years of Love and Olive Oil

Three years ago today, I took a picture of my dinner. And posted it. And hoped that people would care. And sure enough, three years later, you really do care. About food. And cupcakes. And kitty cats. And us. The reason this blog is still around and going strong is because of you. Our readers....

Homemade Tagalongs (Peanut Butter Patties)

You’d think that come girl scout cookie season, there is not much you can do to avoid buying a box or two. I’m sure in most neighborhoods, brownies run rampant, and it’s not like you can say no to a sweet face and the promise of even sweeter treats. But if you live in a...